Be A Champion

Your chance to take a step to help a young star…

Help us achieve our goal to give away 100 pairs of shoes per year.

In October 2010, Karina Gray was at work at ABC radio (producer for Territory Grandstand with Charlie King), when she received a phone call from AFLNT who were unable to locate a player, due to fly that day to Adelaide for AFL draft camp state screening. Karina left work and met with MJ Rioli and together they set out to find him, after liaising with his school and family. The potential draftee was reluctant to travel. MJ Rioli was able to share his experiences and discover his issue was needing a new pair of shoes and boots. With support of AFLNT and The Cricket & Football Shop we were able to provide him with new shoes and boots to give him the confidence to take the step to get on the plane and put his best foot forward. He has since gone on to play for NT Thunder in the NEAFL and is a premiership player with the Tiwi Bombers in the NTFL.

Since that time Starwin Management has continued to support young Territorians by sponsoring them to purchase shoes/boots.This includes for Maurice Riol Jnr, who played his first game of footy in 2011, Auskick at half time, during Dreamtime at the G as his fathers tribute was played on the big screen, making a dream come true!


Maurice Rioli Jnr – Auskick at Dreamtime Game


1 step 2 star now means the opportunity to change lives in the same way is available to businesses and individuals willing to invest in young Territorians. With your help, we aim to give all young Territorians a chance to shine!


Walk the talk…

As a social enterprise, Starwin Management is a champion for creating change in communities. We are committed to developing champions in sport, life and community and dedicate proceeds of our income to investing to develop Territory rising stars through our TalentEd program, 1 step 2 star and Tapalinga Award initiatives!

Next steps…

You can become part of our network of champions – by donating as little as $60 – you can sponsor one child to take the 1 step 2 stardom.

We are also currently seeking donations of items we can auction to raise funds for the 1step2star initiative. Please contact us f you have any sports memorabilia you would like to donate.

To partner

We are currently seeking bronze, silver and gold level sponsors to help us expand the initiative across the NT and beyond. Our goal is to give away 100 pairs of brand new shoes and share the stories of 100 young rising stars.

Get in touch…


Woolaning College – recipients of boots

Starwin Social Enterprise
Phone: 0402303867
Email: or
Site Address: Shop 2/93 Mitchell Street, Darwin (@ DoubleTree by Hilton – Darwin Esplanade)
Postal: PO Box 1476, Nightcliff, NT 0814