{{title}} Masterchef Challenge

Cultural Youth camp a massive hit!

Garnduwa in partnership with Redcross, Broome Youth & Families Hub (BYFH) and PCYC teamed up to organise a fantastic cultural youth leadership camp for 16 youth aged 14-17yrs from throughout the Kullarri region. Everyone camped in tents at Gumbanan Bush Camp just outside of One Arm Point Community and had an eventful three days getting to know each other, preparing dinner on the first night in a Masterchef Challenge, participating in a basketball tournament with ICEA, learning about country, culture and career pathway opportunities with the Bardi Jawi Rangers and finishing off the trip with a morning of beach games and talking about healthy communities with Fairgame.

{{title}} Pressure is on for the free throws

Garnduwa - Smarter than Smoking Basketball Carnival

In what had been a very rainy January the Halls Creek Recreation Centre has been a hub of energy and activity for the community’s youth and this was epitomised on Wednesday the 25th when the centre hosted the Halls Creek Basketball Carnival. Over 60 under 17's took part with kids from Kununurra and Halls Creek comprising the four boys’ and three girls’ teams. Deon Cox director of the carnival said “It was great to see kids from Halls Creek and Kununurra coming together to play Basketball. The games were competitive but played in the Garnduwa spirit with everyone having fun.”

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{{title}} Kimberley Spirit & Claremont Tigers FC Colts players after the KRSP Cup match.

Kimberley Spirit KRSP Cup Camp

The 2017 Kimberley Spirit team arrived in Broome from all parts of the Kimberley on Thursday July 13 ready to experience 3 days of high performance football action capped off with the KRSP Cup match against the Claremont Tigers FC Colts team (2016 WAFL Colts Premiers). There was no idle time as the players were placed into their assigned groups led by Regional Garnduwa staff and straight into preparing their camp living quarters. After a player driven discussion around the Camp Standards that the whole team established at the June Kimberley Spirit Selection Camp in Kununurra it was a race to the kitchen to prepare nutritious cold meat & salad rolls for lunch.

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Fitzroy Valley Youth Hub Comes Alive!!!

The Garnduwa July school holiday program saw the Fitzroy Crossing Youth Hub come alive with a variety of different fun activities and the involvement of many of services all working together to support a positive and engaging program for the young people of Fitzroy Valley. During the two weeks over holidays Garnduwa Youth Hub ran either jointly or with other services, fifteen different activities in Fitzroy Crossing, sometimes with two or three activities happening a day. Activities included movie nights, basketball, cooking, healthy bbq’s, drop in, art, jewelry making, touch rugby and footy. Fair Game in collaboration with Garnduwa visited nearby communities Bayulu, Muludja and ...

2017 Kimberley Spirit U/18's Final Team Selected

Congratulations to the following players that have been selected in the final 2017 Kimberley Spirit U/18’s Team. The team will attend the Kimberley Spirit Camp in Broome from July 13 – July 16 including the KRSP Shield Match v Claremont FC Colts Team on July 15.  Ben Mckenna.Gordan Churchill.Niel Morgan.Michael Nungatcha.Silvahna Rocky Carlton.David Ningella.Darcy Thorn.

{{title}} Warming up for Saturday nights Game Scenario training session.

2017 Kimberley Spirit Selection Camp

The most talented U/18 footballers from across The Kimberley attended the 2017 Kimberley Spirit Selection Camp in Kununurra over the June long weekend (June 2 – June 5). The Kimberley Spirit Football Academy has been designed by Garnduwa to provide talented youth footballers the opportunity to improve themselves on & off the field through high performance training/football camps and educational workshops that cover career development, nutrition/meal planning, mental wellbeing and cultural awareness. Majority of the players & staff arrived at the Kununurra District High School’s Clontarf facilities just before 8:00pm after a long drive from all parts of The Kimb...

{{title}} Father McMahon Oval before training.

2017 North West AFL Academy - Broome Camp

Thirty players from all around the Kimberley and Pilbara travelled to Broome on Sunday April 9 for a high performance football camp after being selected in the initial 2017 North West Academy Squad. The coaching staff led by 2 time Brisbane Lions Premiership player and current VSwans Regional Manager Beau McDonald set the expectations and standards as soon as the players arrived just before the Broome Camp School kitchen staff served up a delicious lasagne for dinner. Head Coach Beau McDonald could sense the player’s nerves...

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'Smarter than Smoking' Junior Basketball Carnival

Thursday the 23rd March 2017 saw various schools of the Valley come together at the Fitzroy Recreation Centre, to compete in the 'Smarter than Smoking' Junior Basketball Carnival. Yiyili, Wangkatjungka, Bayulu, Muludja and Fitzroy all attended and took part in the round-robin competition hosted by Garnduwa. Community members showed great support giving up time in their busy day to volunteer as Referees and Scorers, it is with their assistance that the day proved a great success.  As well as the matches, the students were treated to a health workshop from Amanda and Mick from Nindilingarri. They informed the kids on the negative effects smoking can have on a person as wel...

{{title}} The Players in action

Community Vs Kids Footy Match

Fitzroy Recreation Center played host to the first of many "Community Vs Kids" Footy matches on Friday night. The event brought together a wide variety of groups from the town in a nail-biting game that came down to the wire. Umpired by Garnduwa's Adam Bin Busu, students from Fitzroy came out victorious over the Community team with a final late goal. The event was aimed to provide a unique spectacle for the youth of the community and garner interest as the Footy season is around the corner.  For any information regarding upcoming events, please view our online calendar or contact the Fitzroy office on (08) 9191 5358

{{title}} Team picture after the session

Aussie Hoops at Bayulu

Last week, Garnduwa Sporting officers all converged into Fitzroy to partake in a joint Aussie Hoops Clinic out at Bayulu Community Junior School. The sixty odd children that attended the second session for the term were well tended to as Eight Garnduwa representatives from all over the Kimberley shared their knowledge and skills. Under the watchful eye of Aussie Hoops Regional Manager, Liz Muenchow, the team delivered three sessions, concentrating on building the kid’s fundamental in preparation for the Carnival at the end of the Term. The carnival will see six schools from around the region go head-to-head in a round robin event in Fitzroy. This will be an important e...