World first study aims to reduce heated scenes and violence at junior sport

12 May 2021

Director of UQ’s Parenting and Family Support Centre Professor Matt Sanders spoke to 10 News about the new Play Well Triple P program.

As a police investigation into a wild brawl at a junior Brisbane footy match continues, a world-first program has been launched - aiming to improve player and parent experiences on and off the field.

UQ and CQ University have partnered with the National Rugby League, in a proactive step to encourage positive parents on sporting sidelines and ensure children enjoy and value their participation in the sport.

Watch the 10News story