Perth Redbacks return to the Western Desert

In their second visit to the Western Desert, the Perth Redbacks Basketball Association sent junior coach Jeremy Fletcher and assistant Michelle Fletcher to deliver basketball clinics into the Punmu, Kunawarritji and Kiwirrkurra communities. With the first stop being Telfer’s neighbouring community, Punmu, the children were excited to see the ‘Troopy’

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Punmu Festival Highlights

WDL Round 1 Punmu Festival Ngurra Kujungka’s Western Desert League Round 1 was held in Punmu last week 6 – 9th April. In two very even competitions Kiwirrkurra reigned champions in both the AFL and Softball. Football Six teams took part in the football competition where every side played each

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Western Desert Softball Tour

Western Desert representative teams Kakarra and Yapurra exhibit their softball talent in Perth Heads turned, faces amazed and eyes concentrated reading the bold ‘Western Desert Softball Tour’ as a tight unit of black and red shirts entered the Softball WA headquarters for the first time. Friday the 9th January marked the

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Council take part in Governance Training

The newly appointed Ngurra Kujungka Council began their participation in Governance Training on the 15th November which coincided with the Annual General Meeting. Through funding provided by Lotterywest and engaging with the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), the council will participate in six modules of the Governance Training which

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Highlights & Surprises at Jigalong Festival

The 2014 Western Desert League season started with teams looking stronger, fitter and healthier. The Jigalong Festival was set to be a ferociously contested competition in both the softball and football. Members of the Jigalong football teams (the Eagles and Suns), together with assistance from other community members, were busy

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Parnngurr and Jigalong community visits

Ngurra Kujungka Indigenous Sport Development Officers Ebony Humble and Callan Hatchman, together with Program Manager Dan Barnes visited the Parnngurr and Jigalong communities over three days in early August. The sports team travelled to Parnngurr first, where they arrived just in time to run afternoon sport in the community. After

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Elite Athletes Visit Nullagine and Jigalong

Two national athletics representatives – Richard Akera, a 400m runner; and Susan Makur Chuot, a national soccer player and AFL state footballer – visited Nullagine and Jigalong community schools over three days in early November 2013. They were accompanied by Indigenous Sports Development Supervisor Tristen Walker and ISD Officer Daniel

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