NIGHT HOOPS MANDURAH T2 FINAL REPORT (06/02/16 - 12/03/16)

Mandurah T2 Key Info

Venue: Mandurah Recreation & Aquatic Centre, Pinjarra Rd, Mandurah

Date: 06/02/16 - 12/03/16

Tournament Manager: Paul Malone

Participation Data

  • 49 players registered
  • 35 boys & 14 Girls
  • 28 of Aboriginal or Torres Strait decent
  • Average weekly participation: 31
  • 14 players attended all nights

Volunteer Participation

  • 12 Volunteers registered
  • Average of 6 volunteers per night
  • Volunteers were from the Mandurah community and Jess Vati's family

Workshop Data

The workshops for Mandurah T2 included some fun topics like breakdancing and drumbeat along with important topics such as sexting and cyber bullying.

Topics:

  1. Rules and skills testing
  2. Cyber bullying
  3. Breakdancing
  4. Sexting & relationships
  5. Drumbeat
  6. Program evaluation

Workshop Evaluation

The workshops were well received by the young people participating with 15 out of 26 evaluation respondents saying they enjoyed all the workshops, and 10 saying they enjoyed most of them.

Workshop Preference:

  1. Breakdancing
  2. Drumbeat
  3. Sexting/Relationships
  4. Cyber bullying

Program Support

Mandurah T2 had strong financial support from WA Police and logistical support from Lifting Horizons. The contributions from these organisations were crucial to getting the program up and running.

There was also strong support on the ground from local youth service, Streetnet and from the family of local youth worker, Jessica Vati. The program simply could not have run without them and significant thanks and support should be shown to these organisations.

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