The Norwood Bears Volleyball Club believes that volleyball – the people's game – is the ideal sport to drive intercultural exchange

About the trip

Sport is valuable driver of intercultural exchange. Volleyball is the most played sport in the world. The Norwood Bears Volleyball Club believes that volleyball, as a truly global sport, has a role to play as a bridge between diverse cultures.

We often hear about the economic opportunities the ‘Asian Century’ will bring, but we must resist the temptation to think of our Asian neighbours only as potential markets for our resources. Australia needs to develop strategies for a more complete engagement.

The model that the Norwood Volleyball Club has developed has been enormously successful in developing a deeper understanding, whilst also giving the host participants a positive experience of Australian people.

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