Slovenes began making their way to Australia in the 1920s when the United States of America imposed an immigration quota. Mass migration to Australia commenced after 1948 with political refugees escaping the post-war regime in Yugoslavia, and continued during the 1950s and 1960s.

Resident Australian population born in Slovenia (2016 census) – 5,556
Australian residents of Slovenian descent (2016 census) – 17,863

Have you ever wanted to pull on your national jumper and represent your country?

Playing Footy 9s gives you an opportunity to do just that! It’s a fun and exciting new sport, with both full contact (tackling) and non-contact (no tackling) options to choose from.

If you are of Slovenian descent and keen to represent Slovenia, please contact us.

Nick Suban | Rene Kink | Dayne Zorko