Bachar Houli Foundation appoints Mohammed Kaakour as first designated Academy coach

  The Bachar Houli Foundation has appointed Mohammed Kaakour as its first designated coach for its Junior Boys and Senior Boys Acadamies. Kaakour has previously worked with the Foundation's Academies on a voluntary basis, but his new role sees him formally join the Foundation's ranks and solidifies his position as a key figure in developing

MCG opens new Multi-Faith Prayer Room

  The Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) unveiled a new multi-faith prayer room at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Tuesday ahead of Round 1 of the 2022 AFL Premiership Season. Members of various organisations were present at the launch, including three-time AFL Premiership winner Bachar Houli, who was consulted on the project. “It’s definitely a

Lendlease and BH Foundation join forces to address diversity within construction industry

  A partnership addressing equity and gender in the construction industry and influencing social change has been announced between Lendlease, the Bachar Houli Foundation (BHF), the Korin Gamadji Institute (KGI), and by extension, the Richmond Football Club. The partnership will create real employment and skilling opportunities for KGI, BHF, AFLW Players, and AFL Wheelchair Players

Bachar Houli Foundation receives $150,000 of State Government funding

  The Bachar Houli Foundation will further expand its Girls Leadership Program, thanks to $150,000 of funding from the Andrews Labor Government. The Foundation was among $450,000 worth of state government grants announced by Minister for Youth Ros Spence at a special morning tea inside the Melbourne Cricket Ground last week. Among those in attendance

“I pinch myself every day” says BHF Employment Program participant Haddad

By Bilal Ali Abdullah Haddad is a Diversity Coordinator at AFL Queensland (AFLQ) and has been a participant in the Bachar Houli Foundation (BHF) Employment Program since 2017. Haddad was first employed by the Gold Coast Suns after graduating from high-school, having previously earned some experience as a Development Officer and School-Based Trainee at AFLQ