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General Media Information

Hockey Australia welcomes enquiries from the media. Please see the information below regarding interviews, photography, match reports and accreditation.

Interviews & filming requests
Hockey Australia welcomes requests for interviews and filming with its athletes, coaches and senior staff. Please make interview requests in the first instance to Lawrence West, Communications Manager (see contact details on the right).

Photographs for editorial use
Hockey Australia can supply the media with rights free photography from the International Super Series Hockey 9s. Contact Lawrence West to make a request. Hockey Australia will be using the services of Dan Carson/DC Images at this year's event. Click on the link on the right to view his galleries. 

Match reports
Match reports from the International Super Series Hockey 9s will be distributed each day of the tournament. If you do not already receive Hockey Australia’s press releases and match reports please email Lawrence West with your name, media organisation, phone number and email address. 

General Event Information

Check out the Event Guide for more information on what the International Super Series Hockey 9s is all about, how it works and what to expect.

Non-Australian media personnel - Visa information
If you require a visa to enter Australia, please visit the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship website for information on how to apply and to make your application. 

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Australian team media opps

The following opportunities are open to the media for capturing vision and interview content with members of the Australian men’s and women’s hockey teams ahead of the International Super Series Hockey 9s.

Monday 14 October - Perth Hockey Stadium, Haymen Road, Bentley, WA
7pm-9pm AWST – Hockeyroos v Argentina 6102
Hockeyroos Test against World Champions Argentina. Opportunity to capture match action of Australia v Argentina and conduct interviews with athletes and coaches following the match. Seven-times World Player of the Year Luciana Aymar is in the Argentina squad for the tournament.

Tuesday 15 October- Perth Hockey Stadium, Haymen Road, Bentley, WA 6102
9:30am-11:15am AWST – Hockeyroos training session

Opportunity to capture training vision and conduct interviews with athletes and coaches.

12:30pm-2:45pm AWST – Kookaburras training session 
Opportunity to capture training vision and conduct interviews with athletes and coaches.

7pm-9pm AWST – Hockeyroos v Argentina 
Hockeyroos Test against World Champions Argentina. Opportunity to capture match action of Australia v Argentina and conduct interviews with athletes and coaches following the match. 

Wednesday 16 October – Forrest Place, Perth CBD
11:00am – 2:00pm AWST – Australian athletes public engagement event in Forrest Place

Excellent vision opportunity of the Perth public trying hockey in CBD setting 
Interviews with Australian athletes and Hockey Australia spokespeople available.
Members of the Hockeyroos and Kookaburras will be in Forrest Place over lunchtime, accompanied by a large inflatable hockey pitch with members of the public encouraged to come and give hockey a go. 
The event is being run in conjunction with the Hockeyroos’ charity partner National Breast Cancer Foundation. Participation of athletes from other countries involved with the International Super Series is also anticipated.


To discuss any of these opportunities, please contact Lawrence West on Lawrence.west@hockey.org.au or 0409 079 549.


 

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Media Accreditation

Hockey Australia welcomes applications for media accreditation from the media. To be considered for media accreditation, please read the information below, then complete and submit the application form. 

If  you are a freelancer, we ask that you provide a contact name, email address and phone number for the media organisation that you will be working for at the tournament. This will allow us to verify you are working for that organisation. 

Journalists without a valid AIPS or national press card will require a reference from the media organisation they are working for. This can be sent to Lawrence.west@hockey.org.au

Bloggers and online-only media professionals should provide links to their sites/blogs. 

We receive lots of interest from photographers wishing to be officially accredited for the event. Please note that we will only allow professional photographers to be accredited and priority will be given to those working on behalf of photo and news agencies, newspapers and magazines. 

IMPORTANT: Submission of an application does not guarantee that media accreditation will be granted. All applicants will receive, by email, official confirmation of the status of their application, either successful or unsuccessful.

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Media Contacts

All media enquiries
Lawrence West
Communications Manager
Hockey Australia

+61 (0) 409 549 079
+61 (0) 3 9947 9927

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Match Photography

Hockey Australia will be using the services of photographer Dan Carson. Hockey Australia supplies images to the media, rights free, for editorial use. All commercial use of images must be discussed with the photographer in advance.

Dan Carson, DC Images
www.dcimages.org

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Visa Information

Non-Australian media personnel should consult the Dept of Immigration & Citizenship website for information about visas required to enter Australia. 

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Important Dates - Media

The following dates are provided to assist with media planning. 

Mon 14-Wed 16 Oct - Accreditation collection, Perth Hockey Stadium

Mon 14-Wed 16 Oct - Various media opportunities

Thurs 17 Oct - First day of event, Perth Hockey Stadium

Fri 18 Oct - Day two of event, Perth Hockey Stadium

Sat 19 Oct - Day three of event, Perth Hockey Stadium

Sun 20 Oct - Day four of event, Perth Hockey Stadium

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