Martu Sports Online

A hot day in Telfer saw some very eager Punmu children’s eyes light up when they finally reached the big blue swimming pool at the Telfer Village. Some of the children, aged from 4 to 7 years, were experiencing a swimming pool for the first time in their lives, and

Nullagine Community Visit

Ngurra Kujungka Program Manager Dan Barnes and Development Officer Ebony Humble were warmly greeted as they arrived at the Nullagine and Irrungadji community in late October to deliver sport and recreation activities. After meeting with locally-based Recreation Officers Shaun Peterson and Annabell Landy, an evening basketball game was soon underway,

Punmu Sports Fun at Telfer

Staff and students from Punmu’s Rawa School travelled to Telfer in September for a day of sport and recreation. The children were thankful for the opportunity to utilise the impressive facilities available at Telfer. The day started with golf at the driving range. The high school kids showed their ability

Punmu Swimming Fun

A hot day in Telfer saw some very eager Punmu children’s eyes light up when they finally reached the big blue swimming pool at the Telfer Village. Some of the children, aged from 4 to 7 years, were experiencing a swimming pool for the first time in their lives, and

Punmu Recreation Officer

Bradley Allen Recreation Officer

First Punmu Sport and Recreation Officer appointed Bradley Allen has been appointed Ngurra Kujungka’s first Sport and Recreation Officer at Punmu. Bradley’s role involves delivering on-going sport and recreation activities to children and adults in the Punmu community. Ngurra Kujungka worked in consultation with the Punmu community and RAWA school

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

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

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