The sold-out event was conducted by The Susan Alberti Medical Research Foundation in conjunction with the AFLW and saw 500 guests attend.

Due to an overwhelming response, the original venue had to be changed in order to accommodate the demand for tickets. 

The Fund raises funds to support the growth of girls and women playing football at a community level, enable clubs to provide a safe and inclusive environment and create playing opportunities for all girls and women nationally.

Over the past 12 months, participation in Aussie Rules has grown by over 66,000.

“We anticipate further growth at a grassroots and community level across the country this year, and this Fund provides us with the opportunity to assist more players and clubs,” AFL’s Head of Women’s Football, Nicole Livingstone said.

“We are very appreciative of the personal support of Susan Alberti and her Medical Research Foundation in helping us stage the breakfast, and for her commitment to AFLW and to the Australian Women’s Football Fund.”