# 30 CHARLIE CURNOW 2018 INDIGENOUS SIGNED GAME WORN GUERNSEY


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Starting Date 01-Jun-2018 5:00 PM
Ending Date 22-Jun-2018 5:30 PM
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#30 CHARLIE CURNOW 2018 INDIGENOUS SIGNED GAME WORN GUERNSEY

 

CELEBRATE THE 2018 SIR DOUG NICHOLLS INDIGENOUS ROUND AND SECURE A PART OF CLUB HISTORY WITH THIS 2018 INDIGENOUS GAME WORN GUERNSEY. PERSONALLY SIGNED AND ACCOMPANIED WITH AN AFLPA CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY.

PROCEEDS FROM THIS AUCTION WILL BE DONATED TO CARLTON'S INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY PROGRAM.

PLEASE NOTE: THE BLUES WILL WEAR THE 2018 INDIGENOUS GUERNSEY ONCE MORE WHEN THE TEAM FACES ST KILDA IN ROUND 17, IN CELEBRATION OF NAIDOC WEEK. THIS WILL BE ANOTHER OPPORTUNITY FOR THE CLUB TO CELEBRATE THE HISTORY, CULTURE AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDERS AND RECOGNISE THE CONTRIBUTIONS THAT INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIANS MAKE TO OUR COUNTRY AND SOCIETY. AUCTION WINNERS CAN THEREFORE EXPECT TO RECEIVE THEIR MATCH-WORN/PLAYER ISSUE GUERNERY POST ROUND 17.

 

THE GUERNSEY DESIGN   

OVERALL IS BASED ON COUNTRY, CONNECTION, COMMUNITY AND CLUB. IT FOCUSES ON THE CARLTON FOOTBALL CLUB HISTORY IN THE AREA AND THE CLUB’S APPROACH TO BUILDING BETTER COMMUNITIES ACROSS AUSTRALIA. 

CARLTON FOOTBALL CLUB LOGO

THE LOGO ITSELF IS BASED ON THE CANOE TREE WHICH IS SIGNIFICANT TO MANY ABORIGINAL GROUPS IN VICTORIA AND OTHER ACROSS THE COUNTRY. THE CANOE WAS USED FOR TRANSPORT, USED FOR HUNTING, TRADE BETWEEN GROUPS. THE TREE ALSO PROVIDED MANY OTHER RESOURCES FOR OUR PEOPLE SUCH AS THE BOOMERANG WHICH CREATES THE C IN THIS LOGO AND JUST AS THE BOOMERANG ENSURES THE CLUB RETURNS TO SUCCESS BOTH ON AND OFF THE FIELD. 

THE DOTS AROUND THE LOGO REPRESENT THE TREES THAT SURROUND THE BORA GROUND WHICH IS A SIGNIFICANT PLACE WHERE CEREMONIES ARE HELD. THE SAME WITH THE TREES AROUND PRINCES PARK WHICH ALSO A SIGNIFICANT PLACE FOR ABORIGINAL PLAYERS AND FANS ALIKE BUT THE DOTS ALSO REPRESENT THE MANY COMMUNITY GROUPS THE CARLTON FOOTBALL CLUB WORK WITH AND SUPPORT AROUND THE COUNTRY.

THE PATHWAYS REPRESENT THE CARLTON FOOTBALL CLUB’S MANY JOURNEYS ACROSS THE LAND TO SUPPORT ABORIGINAL COMMUNITIES. EACH PATHWAY HAS ITS OWN CHALLENGES AND BUILDS CHARACTER WHICH IS ONE OF THE REASONS THE CARLTON FOOTBALL CLUB IS A SUCCESSFUL CLUB.

THE MARKINGS REMIND US OF OUR JOURNEY WHERE WE COME FROM, OUR BOUNDARIES AND ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES TO EACH OTHER WITHIN OUR RESPECTIVE CLANS.

THE COLOURS AND TEXTURES IN THIS GUERNSEY IS TO REPRESENT THE DEPTH AND BREADTH OF COMMITMENT REQUIRED FOR THE CARLTON FOOTBALL CLUB TO HAVE THE IMPACT AND GROWTH. ITS DESIRES WHEN WORKING WITH ABORIGINAL COMMUNITIES AND OTHER DIVERSE GROUPS WITHIN THE BROADER COMMUNITY.