Skate Australia membership

Today is the day we’ve been working towards for ages – we’ve got 10 members, are incorporated, and now we’ve sent off our Skate Australia memberships. Cost us $50 each and $150 for the club and for this we get insurance, a discount at Rebel Sport and a link on the Skate Aus site. And…More

Big Machine Skate Festival – Fairy Meadow

WIRD was asked to rock up to the Big Machine Skate Festival as part of Youth Week but unfortunately only got 12 hours notice! In true WIRD form we rustled together a bunch of girls and rocked up to try and (unsuccessfully) impress the youfs. Our charms worked much better on the organisers, St John’s…More


After having the Constitution and Code of Conduct approved by a vote, and getting five people to sign a note giving me permission to act as the public officer, I shunted off to Fair Trade to make us all official and whatnot. They didn’t need to see the signed permission but the guy did point…More

Spread the derby virus!

The virus is totally starting to spread and there is a huge chunk of girls who turn up to skate with us. Still feel a bit like vomitting every time I start getting ready for training. I sooo want roller derby to happen and live in fear ofsomethingtiny and insignificant screwing it all up. We’ve…More

WIRD’s First Photoshoot

I don’t know if I have ever been as nervous as I was waiting on Flagstaff Hill for people to show up. Right up until hot girls started flooding up the hill I was absolutely convinced it would be me standing here all alone when the Mercury photographer turned up. I was fishnetted up, fully…More