Business Development Position

Nyoongar Sports Assc, trading as Nyoongar Wellbeing & Sports (NWS) is an Aboriginal controlled health promotion charity that provides a variety of physical activity and healthy lifestyle programs, for the Aboriginal community residing in the Nyoongar country.

NWS is seeking an outstanding Business Development professional for this new and exciting role to work with the CEO to identify, develop and secure multiple revenue streams for the organisation including; grant income; corporate sponsorship; and philanthropic funding utilising our DGR status.

The Business Development Manager will play a major role in supporting the CEO in this growth stategy, by developing new service areas and actively managing our nascent corporate services programs. There are a series of 'fee-for-service' products that are available for corporates and the community sector.

This is a new role within NWS and is an exciting and motivating opportunity for a business development professional with a passion for Aboriginal health and wellbeing to 'make their mark'. NWS is in a strong financial position having doubled our funding and with a new and strong oporational model. The BDM will play a crucial role in partnership with the CEO to continue the growth and impact of this outstanding organisation.


Selection Criteria

Applicants must have;

Three to five years' experience in a business development role in the communty or philanthropic sector.

Outstanding knowledge, skills, and results in securing grant, corporate a d fee-for-service funding.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Strong skills in marketing and public relations.

Strong knowledge of Aboriginal health and community needs.


Applicants also require a valid licence and police clearance.


Applications must adress the selection criteria and forward with the cover to the CEO, Karyn Lisignoli. For more infomation or a copy of the JDF please contact Karyn on 0459n 176 603 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . CV's without a document addressing the selection criteria WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.


Aboriginal people are particularly encouraged to apply.

Applications require as soon as possible.


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NSA have been aware for sometime that the Aboriginal community in the Kwinana and Rockingham areas have had limited community programs on offer after hours and on weekends. It has been our focus and desire to respond to this need and provide an engaging program that offers youth somewhere to go and enjoy some healthy physical activity.


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The 2014 NSA All Aboriginal Relay Team which comprised of 2 woman and 2 men aged between 18-45years, were motivated to take on this noteworthy challenge not only for the personal and physical challenge but most importantly to inspire other members of the Aboriginal community to reach for large goals through positive role modelling.

The NSA team members were recruited from the wider Aboriginal community, with all 4 swimmers coming from a very recreational swimming background with little or no open water experience prior to commencing the preparation program.  



Aboriginal Cricket Opportunities

Nyoongar Sports Association is pleased partner with the WACA to offer opportunities for Indigenous Youths.

There are 3 programs available - Please see the PDF's below for expression of interest forms. 

·         Junior Country Week – boys aged 12-16, must have a country address, borders are eligible

·         Girls Country Cricket Carnival – girls aged 12-17, must have a country address, borders are eligible

·         Metro Youth Squad – Girls and boys aged 12-18, for metro based youth.

If you know of anyone that would be interested in these programs, please contact Brad Denham on the details below or Luke Watson Programs Coordinator Nyoongar Sports Association 0416 209 312 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

New players are always welcome. These programs form the base for the pathways into Senior Representative Cricket. Also below is a player profile on Hugh Sando, a Wesley College student who last year captained the inaugural Junior Country Week team before been selected to represent WA at the Imparja Cup.

For more information feel free to contact Brad Denham using the details below.

Brad Denham
Community Programs Officer Western Australian Cricket Association (Inc.)
M: 0404 038 026 | P: (08) 9265 7212 | F: (08) 9265 7275 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.