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About the Book:

In March 2019, Tayla Harris went from rising AFLW star to the face of a movement. A photo of her mighty airborne kick was viciously attacked by trolls and Tayla chose to call out the online harassment. Six months later she was unveiling a bronze statue of her kick in the heart of Melbourne, inspiring girls and young women everywhere to stand strong and pursue the things they love. More Than a Kick is the inspiring story of Tayla's stellar sporting career so far, and her hard-earned advice to young people navigating the ups and downs of social media.

About the Competition

About the Competition:

Fill out this form to be in the running for AFLW superstar Tayla Harris to speak to six students (plus one teacher) from your school (in years 7-12) for a thirty-minute ‘in-conversation’ video conference during Term 3, 2020. During the ‘in-conversation’, students will be encouraged to ask questions about:

  • the AFLW,
  • overcoming gender barriers,
  • looking after yourself and friends on social media

and, of course, 

  • THAT kick and how Tayla turned a challenging situation into an opportunity to be a positive role-model.

Plus — Your school will receive 10 signed copies of More Than a Kick

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Tayla Harris will hold the ‘in conversation’ via video conference. The choice of video conference platform will be at the discretion of the Promoter (Allen & Unwin) after discussion with the winning school. The winning school will be responsible for ensuring all students have access to the chosen platform. Should students be working remotely (due to Covid-19) the school will make all arrangements with students to join the conference remotely.

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This competition is now closed, thank you for your interest. The winner will be contacted by email no later than 15 June 2020.

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