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 Ngurra Kujungka’s continued dedication and contribution to improved health outcomes in Aboriginal communities. Program Manager – Dan Barnes, pictured with

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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 for the year, Development Officer Joel Wagner and junior coach Emily Harris travelled to Parnngurr and Jigalong communities. Ngurra Kujungka

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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 to develop its partnerships with State sporting associations, a recent trip to Punmu, Kunawarritji and Kiwirrkurra saw Netball WA community

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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 Festival brought to a head competition that had been running through two previous carnivals in Punmu and Nullagine. Warralong sat atop the football ladder, while

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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 Ngurra Kujungka staff Dan and Ebony to three of the most remote communities in the state and country. First stop

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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 of their remote community visits. The funding has provided rugby union, cricket, basketball, hockey and athletic equipment which will be utilised

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