Ngurra Kujungka Continues its Successful School Holiday Program

Jigalong school holiday fun

  Jigalong, Parnngurr and Punmu were the lucky communities to receive visits as part of Ngurra Kujungka school holiday program during the October school holidays. Week one saw Ngurra Kujungka’s assistant, Charley Gregorio, kicking off activities in Jigalong.  Morning sport sessions on the basketball courts with up to 30 children

Ngurra Kujungka Wins Award

Ngurra Kujungka is excited to announce that it is the recipient of the Regional Excellence Awarded as part of the 2016-17 Sport and Recreation Industry awards conducted by the Department of Sport and Recreation. In front of an audience of 200 people from throughout the industry at a ceremony held in Kings Park, Perth,  Ngurra

Ngurra Kujungka Sport and Recreation Industry Award Finalist

Ngurra Kujungka is excited to announce that they have been announced as a finalist for the 2016 Sport and Recreation Industry Awards. Applications were submitted for two categories being the Regional Excellence Award and Commitment to Participation in which they will be finalist for both. Winners will be announced on the

Healthway Commits to Making Smoking History in the Western Desert League

Ngurra Kujungka is pleased to announce that Healthway has agreed to sponsor the Western Desert League for another two years. The decision will help to ensure the development of our league continues. Through the sponsorship, the league has promoted the Smarter than Smoking message and we will continue to promote

Western Desert League Round 1: Welcome to ‘the new kids on the block’

NGURRA KUJUNGKA’s 2016 Western Desert League had a rough start to Round One of the competition. While several mechanical issues with buses travelling to two venues failed to stop the season getting underway, they did cause the postponement of two fixtures. The start of the season saw the introduction of

Community Services Award Finalist

After winning the Aboriginal Health Award from the WA Public Health Association of Western Australia last November, Ngurra Kujungka was nominated as a finalist  in the Department of Local Government and Community Services Awards. Ngurra Kujungka was one of about one hundred applicants from across eight separate categories to nominate for the awards. Ngurra Kujungka was shortlisted

Pilot School Holiday Program a Success

As part of the further development of Ngurra Kujungka and to continue to greatly assist in achieving the objectives of the communities, Ngurra Kujungka has ‘piloted’ the delivery of school holiday programs in both the January and April school holidays. January saw programs delivered in Nullagine, Punmu, Warralong and Parnngurr followed by programs in Kunawaritji and

Softball WA guides Clinics and Coaching courses

In a further acknowledgement of the strong partnership with Softball WA, Ngurra Kujungka recently hosted Participation and Development Officer Saskia Kosterink to undertake school clinics and a level one coaching course in Marble Bar and Warralong. On the 3rd May Seniors ISDO Callan Hatchman and Saskia travelled to Marble Bar

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 Western Desert League. Ngurra Kujungka’s  application was selected in a shortlisted group of 19 from more than 300 applications received from organisations throughout Australia. The shortlisted 19 applications were then