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Program Snapshot

As part of NAIDOC week celebrations, Indigenous netball players from across WA are invited to participate in the annual NAIDOC Netball Carnival, the largest indigenous netball event in Australia. Held at the State Netball Centre, and staged in conjunction with the Department of Sport and Recreation, the NAIDOC Netball Carnival is both an opportunity to introduce indigenous netballers to competitive netball, as well as a platform to increase awareness and education around health promotion, health prevention and care benefits for Indigenous people. The age divisions include ANZ NetSetGO, 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U, 18U and four open divisions.

History & Participation

The NAIDOC Netball Carnival was first held in 2005 and has grown significantly in the time since, with record numbers participating across four junior divisions and four senior divisions in 2015, including approximately 80 teams and 2,500 players, coaches, umpires, officials and spectators. The carnival caters for participants from ANZ NetSetGO to 12U, 13U, 15U, 17U and Open age divisions.

The NAIDOC Netball Carnival is proudly supported by Major Sponsor Healthway, promoting the Smarter than Smoking message, and the Insurance Commission of Western Australia through the provision of ‘Belt Up’ branded netballs for the event.

For further information, contact:

Nicole Rendell | Community Engagement Coordinator-Indigenous
Office: +61 8 9380 3700 | Direct: +61 8 9380 3736 | Email:[email protected]

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