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Belyuen Community Government Council annual report 2018-19



Belyuen Community Government Council annual report 2018-19


Belyuen Community Government Council


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Belyuen Community Government Council Annual Report 2018-2019 19 | P a g e Strategy 5 Local activities that encourage residents of all ages and genders to be involved in recreational and sporting activities that build a healthy lifestyle and create a community that residents enjoy. Council was fortunate to receive the Sport and Recreation funding after it was taken away from Council and given to Mook Mook Night Patrol. (??) Council has worked with NT Government Sport and Active Recreation to set up a programme that will meet Belyuen needs and at the same time take into account small population and not being able to use the community oval. In effect activities can only be done at the Recreation Hall and this limits what can be done and how many different activities can operate at any one time. Council employs 6 community people to run activities at different times of the week and with different age groups. The younger children (4 11 years) generally play in the afternoon after school and the youth/adults in the evenings. The Sport and Recreation Officers also help out with community events such as NAIDOC, Australia Day and Territory Day. Council has been fortunate to receive small grants to help with these events. The events are a really good way of bringing the community together and not focussing on family conflict which often goes on. Each event has a big community meal as part of the activities. Sharing a meal together as a community will often strengthen families and the community as conflict and hurt is put aside. The Sports and recreation officers will run discos or movie nights. This is not part of their Sport and Recreation however they do it to help out. Council has applied twice (Sport and Recreation Facility Upgrade and ABA) for a grant to do a major upgrade with the oval but has not been successful. Council currently has an application for the oval upgrade in with the Department of Housing, Local Government and Community Development.