Category: Community

Frontier Festival 15th-18th August 2019

Last year I attended this amazing Festival founded and run by former student and amazing man Alec (Will) Doomadgee. I cannot recommend it enough !!! Will is looking out for corporate sponsors for this year and years to come. If you have contacts in this area please let us know or forward the attached documents […]

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PNG Connection

This year we have started supporting a new club in Papua New Guinea who have recently had success at a kickboxing tournament. I have been sending our preloved equipment to them but the next stage is to raise some funds at our Black Shirt fight night in November and get some brand new equipment and […]

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Parkinsons NSW Class

Proud to have Parkinsons NSW running a class here on Wednesdays at 12pm . Steve the coach started teaching here from last November and gets great numbers every week. I am donating the use of our facilities and hope to help Steve and Parkinsons NSW expand the program throughout the state of New South Wales […]

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Suitcase loaded with goxing gear goes to Wewak in PNG .

After our efforts supporting Wildlife Boxing Club in Port Moresby and then the fantastic support garnering over 100 Rugby League jerseys, shorts and socks for the boys in Goroka in the Eastern Highlands I was contacted by Lucas G from Wewak which is the North Eastern part of Papua New Guinea asking for equipment for […]

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Giant Steps Ball 11th May 2019 from 7pm Darling Harbour Convention Centre

My favourite boy in the world pictured looking out from Centrepoint Tower. Max attends Giant Steps school in Gladesville that does a great job for kids affected by Autism. Giant Steps is self funded with parents so fund raising is critical to their survival and the annual Giant Steps Ball is the biggest event on […]

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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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