Our objective is to create individuals who are:
- Balanced in life
- Proud of the game
- Dedicated to professional development and life-long learning
- Self aware and self confident
- Good team members
- Wise and ethical decision makers
To develop strong leaders in the NRL and NYC playing group who demonstrate a sense of ownership of and the ability to reinforce the philosophy of Welfare and Education both in their clubs the game.
Increase the enrolment and completion rates of post-secondary education and VET programs among NYC and NRL players.
Vocational Awareness and Career Resilience
To implement a vocational program at every level of the game that equips players with the skills and knowledge to manage their career through their lifespan.
To deliver and reinforce consistent age and stage specific social responsibility messages at every level of the game.
No Work, No Study, No Play
To transform the culture across the whole of Rugby League in relation to player education, employment and positive off-field engagements that will in turn enhance the brand of the game.
To ensure every NRL player aged 28 years and over has identified a preferred future career direction and is actively engaged in education, work experience and networking strategic to embarking on their chosen career path on retirement from the NRL.
Retired Players Program
Players who have retired from the NRL are provided the support to adjust to and enjoy the next phase of their lives.
Mental Health Support
To provide a mental health support network that is promoted across the whole of the game.