The Inala Wangarra Sport and Recreation Program aims to provide sporting and recreational opportunities for local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Activities include, delivering traditional games workshops in local schools, indoor cricket carnival, community and school gym programs, traditional dance workshops, family touch carnivals, OzTag carnivals, Women’s and mixed netball carnivals and Men’s and Youth camps.
Community Engagement Program
The Community Engagement Program commenced in October 2009 and is federally funded by the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs. The aim of the project is to strengthen participation and development of new and existing community activities, provides skill recognition for volunteers and links project participants to training and employment.
The aim of the Indigenous Women’s project is to create and implement programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women of Inala and surrounding suburbs. Recent activities include the annual Inala Women’s Netball Carnival, Welcome Babies to Country ceremony, Zumba Women’s Fitness, Inala Women’s Rugby League Team, joint coordination with Qld Health for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Women’s Group
Community Justice Group
The South West Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Justice group works in collaboration with other local agencies to address issues of law and order from a community perspective. The group is here to help the community with advice and support to help them navigate the justice system. Funded by the Department of Justice and Attorney General this program provides avenues for real community consultation and engagement with Government agencies, other non-Government agencies and the Judiciary.