The ages of 15 – 17 have been identified as the critical junction point in continuing education decisions, which is the strongest leading indicator of future employment success.

Since 2008, Australia’s leading oil and gas producer, Santos, has been the major partner of the Santos Aboriginal Power Cup – Port Adelaide’s flagship, industry-leading, program for Aboriginal students in years 10 – 12.

The partnership with Port Adelaide supports young Aboriginal students to reach their full potential via the universal power of sport to engage youth.


Since 2008

The Port Adelaide Football Club and Santos have partnered together for over 10 years

Over 4,000 students

The program has seen over 4,000 Indigenous students compete in the Santos Aboriginal Power Cup

80% Attendance

Students must attend 80% of classes to participate

Career Expo

A key element of the Santos Aboriginal Power Cup is the Career Expo held at the carnival to directly connect students with a range of future employers and better education providers