On the 14th day of the 16 Days of Activism against gender-based violence, let’s look at sport, which plays such an important role in the lives of many in Goulburn and North East Victoria. We know that recognition and media coverage of the best athletes shows us what’s possible and inspires us to great heights, but successful women athletes just aren’t receiving the same respect as their male counterparts. Coverage of women in sport made up only 9 per cent of all sports coverage in Australian television news, while 7 per cent of non-news television programming content was devoted to female sport. Male sport, on the other hand, occupied 81 per cent of television news reporting and 86 per cent of non-news programming.