From the desert to the West Coast

NEWCREST Mining showed Western Australians it was invested in more than just gold in the Western Desert by bringing 70 young Martu men from across the Pilbara to Perth’s Optus Stadium to play in an AFL curtain raiser before the Collingwood and West Coast Eagles game on July 12.

From the desert to the West Coast From the desert to the West Coast From the desert to the West Coast From the desert to the West Coast From the desert to the West Coast

Kakarra ended up winning this year’s Western Desert Shield by more than seven goals.

The gold miner is the main sponsor of the Western Desert Shield, the highlight of the Ngurra Kujungka Council's sport and recreation program that is giving young Martu men skills, knowledge and