Rugby Australia welcomes applications for First Nations-inspired jersey

by Rugby Australia

Rugby Australia is inviting applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to design the inaugural First Nations-inspired jersey for the Buildcorp Wallaroos. 

The artist must follow the guidelines below and submit their application before July 12, 2019 via

The winner will be flown to Perth in August to present their artwork to the team and discuss the story behind the design. 

The artist will be paid $5,000 inc GST and Rugby Australia will have full rights to the artwork with no further royalties provided. 


Must be an Australian-based First Nations artist over the age of 18

Available to travel to Perth between August 12 and 14, 2019 (Rugby Au to cover all travel expenses)

Meet the Terms and Conditions outlined here


The artwork has a strong connection with female ancestry and celebrates the strength of women.

The design should be a national representation – not just one specific location.

The team colours of green and gold should be factored into the design.

The design must be digital and in a rectangular format.

Application process:

All applications must be submitted before July 12, 2019 via

All applications must include a brief explanation about the design 

All applications should be submitted either as a PDF, Word doc or through PowerPoint

The winner will be chosen Monday July 29, 2019 The winner must submit final design by Friday September 28, 2019