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Perth District Football Development Council

 




What is the Perth DFDC?
The Perth Football Development Council (PDFDC) exists to grow, develop and promote football throughout the Demons District.

The PDFDC is seeking to partner with likeminded companies to support the delivery of exciting community development programs in the City of Belmont,  City of Canning, City of Gosnells, City of South Perth and Town of Victoria Park.

The Demons District vision is to provide the 
most innovative, inclusive and professional sporting experience in Western Australia.

The core business of the Demons District is the governance of AFL within our local district; promoting and developing the game; managing competitions, overseeing clubs, expanding and developing our relationships with schools and community groups and the enhancement of facilities. 

The key stakeholders in the Demons District include junior clubs, senior clubs, primary schools, secondary schools, local government, state government, federal government and Perth Football Club. 

But, with the population continuing to evolve in the City of Belmont, other stakeholders are becoming increasingly important including Chung Wah Association, Filipino Australian Sports Association (FASA) and Indian Society of WA (ISWA).

The Demons District has a number of diverse challenges with more than 25% of people in the City of Belmont coming from countries where English was a second language.

The United Kingdom, New Zealand, India, China and Philippines represent the biggest slice of nationalities in the City of Belmont, which is why designing AFL programs to increase participation in new markets must remain a key priority for the Demons District now and into the future.

Our Goals

The 2015-2020 PDFDC Strategic Plan sets a clear direction for the Demons District to succeed in its pursuit of the subsequent strategic goals:
• Provide sustainable pathways for people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to junior and senior community football clubs
• Develop state-of-the-art technologies to enhance competition management and diminish the workload of coaches, teachers, team managers and umpires
• Secure suitable human resourcing to optimise customer service delivery to stakeholders within the Demons District
• Maintain peak utilisation of junior and senior football facilities and subsequently enhance existing facilities to support population growth
• Attain significant participation growth in AFL 9s, Auskick, junior community, senior community, primary school and secondary school segments

Our History
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Our Zone
The Demons District is situated in Perth's Eastern and Southern suburbs which encompass the City of Belmont, City of Canning, City of Gosnells, City of South Perth and Town of Victoria Park.

Western Boundary-  North East along Warton Road from its juncture with the City of Armadale to its intersection with Garden Street. North West along the southern border of Huntingdale along Garden Street and its continuation, Nicholson Road. From Nicholson Rd follow the southern border of the locality of Parkwood and then its western border following Willeri Drive. Continue along the northern border of the locality of Parkwood to the common border of the localities of Ferndale and Riverton. Follow this border north to the Canning River.

Northern Boundary- The southern bank of the Swan River between the Narrows Bridge and the north boundary of the City of Belmont.

Eastern Boundary- Follow the North East boundary of the City of Belmont and City of Canning south to its juncture with the City of Gosnells north east boundary. Continue south along this border to its juncture with the City of Armadale.  

Southern Boundary- From the eastern juncture of the City of Gosnells and the City of Armadale, west along the southern boundary of the City of Gosnells until its juncture with Warton Road.