What’s in store for 2024

Welcome to Stella at the start of a new year, 2024 which most excitingly is Olympic year. We finished off 2023 with a very hectic contracting period having the AFLW grand final, trade, and draft within a matter of weeks. We helped athletes secure a number of exciting trades, including one that involved 11 clubs! […]

From the Directors

We want to start by thanking everyone for the incredible support we’ve received for our athletes and our agency – for everyone following along on social media, those who have subscribed to this newsletter and to those who have reached out to provide encouragement or advice. We wouldn’t be where we are now without this […]

New Stella Signings

Tash Rigby – Football Tash is the captain of the Perth Glory and has been a important member of the Glory since 2016. They made the A League Grand Final in 2017 and 2019 and Tash is confident the team can go one step further this year. She is currently playing in the WA Women’s […]

AFLW CBA Update

In big recent news, the highly anticipated AFLW CBA was confirmed for the upcoming season 7 and brought with it a 94% increase on tier payments.  A Tier 1 player will now earn $71,935, Tier 2 $55,559, Tier 3 $47,372 and Tier 4 $39,184. Required weekly hours for players have raised from 15 to 20.  […]

2 key P’s before negotiating

As athletes you are constantly preparing to perform at your best but how can you also get the outcomes you want in a contract negotiation? Aside from having help from us there are 2 key things that you can do to get the most out of a contract negotiation. Prepare Be prepared with all the […]

Tax Time – Our new Stella Referral Partner

Danny is a director at Craythorne Ledger Chartered Accountants with over 13 years of accounting and taxation experience. Danny can assist our athletes with tax planning and completing a tax return, investment structure advice, creating a budget and savings plan, general financial education, assistance in compliance of post-career business opportunities and application of income averaging […]

If it were easy, everyone would do it:

A meditation on the highs and lows of elite sport performance By Tamsin Cook OLY 2021 was golden a year for swimming in Australia, and for me, in a much less newsworthy sense, my year in swimming was golden too. In 2021 less than a year after returning to the sport from retirement, I achieved […]

Upcoming events for Stella athletes

We’re looking forward to a few upcoming events with our athletes, including: Commonwealth Games in Birmingham from 28 July – 8 August, with Amber Merritt competing in wheelchair basketball and Donnell Wallam travelling with the Diamonds as a reserve.  Our first athlete networking event with special guests at the end of July.  BWA Awards Night […]