Category: Community

Tent boxing at the Frontier Festival

As part of his closing speech Will talked of why having Tent Boxing was important for the festival. During the period from the 1920’s through 1950’s our indigenous peoples were forced to live in settlements and unable even to travel to the next village to see their relatives. Tent Boxing therefore was one of the […]

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The Frontier Festival 16th – 19th August 2018

What an amazing journey I drove 6000km over 10 days and then had 4 days of exquisite experience in the Gulf Country. Our wonderful former student and brilliant boxer Alec (Will to us) Doomadgee and his wife Amy put on an amazing festival with it’s focus firmly on our first peoples. I have become so […]

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Donating Sports Gear in Papua New Guinea and Zambia

Late in 2012, I was contacted by Vicky Makeso from a Boxing Club in Port Moresby. She was chasing some second-hand boxing gear for the local gym because they had just one set of gloves for 30 students. We sent a big box of stuff up to them, and then in 2016, she touched base […]

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Helping the Locals in Bourke – 2016

Bourke is a small town of fewer than 3,000 people located roughly 900km northwest of Sydney. Bourke has an indigenous population of about 800 and is home to the highest crime statistics in NSW. In many ways, the community is more integrated than other mixed communities throughout Australia, and we see a lot of hope […]

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Zach’s Ceremony feat. Zach Doomadgee

From a small concept conceived in 2008, and a full 10 years in the making, Zach’s Ceremony is a full feature documentary which has won numerous national and international accolades. The doco follows Zach Doomadgee’s path to his manhood ceremony, a powerful and important film about confronting challenges and the crossing of cultural boundaries. A […]

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