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Medibank Funding for Ngurra Kujungka

Ngurra Kujungka has been successful in receiving funding through the Medibank Community Grants. The funding will help support the implementation of a structured junior competition as part of the existing…

Ngurra Kujungka wins award

Ngurra Kujungka has been recognized for its work in remote indigenous communities by being awarded the Public Health Association Australia (PHAA) – WA Branch, Aboriginal Health Award. The award recognises…

Basketball attracts record numbers

The Perth Redbacks Basketball Association has completed a successful year of basketball clinics while becoming the first State sporting association to visit all Western Desert communities. On their final visit…

Netball goes through the hoops

The skill and technique levels of children in the Western Desert constantly surprises visitors – and, the children’s ability to adapt to netball is no exception. As Ngurra Kujungka continues…

Warralong Festival Finale to Season 2015

The Ngurra Kujungka Western Desert League (WDL) 2015 Champions would be decided at the Warralong Festival, with all teams hoping to secure bragging rights for another year of battles on both football and softball fields. The Warralong…

Cricket a ‘Big Hit’ again!

The Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) visited the Western Desert for the second time this year travelling to Punmu, Kunawarritji and Kiwirrkurra communities. WACA representatives Matt and Anton travelled with…

Communities warm up their softball skills for the Nullagine Festival

Mid June saw indigenous sport development officer Ebony travel west to deliver softball clinics in preparation for the upcoming Nullagine festival. First stop was Warralong community who were excited to…

Nullagine Festival showcases action on and off the field

High quality skills displayed across several football and softball games, amazing upset results, strong health messaging from several service providers, and a well-run competition were features of Ngurra Kujungka’s second…

Ngurra Kujungka wins G4G grant

Thank you to the Australian Sports foundation for providing funding through their Giving 4 Grassroots grant. Ngurra Kujungka have been able to introduce new sports to Western Desert as part…

Kunawarritji and Kiwirrkurra show off their basketball skills

With round one of the Western Desert league fast approaching, Dan and Ebony set of for their last community visit before the Western Desert communities would meet in Punmu from…