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The 28th Indigenous Nationals will be held from 23 - 27 June at UOW. The event will be contested in a mixed competition across four sports: touch football, basketball, netball, and volleyball. The annual event will bring together Indigenous student-athletes from universities across Australia to celebrate the rich sporting culture of Indigenous Australia and acknowledge the heritage and history of the participants.

See the best Indigenous student-athletes from universities across Australia

Register to volunteer

The Indigenous Nationals are coming to Wollongong.

See the deadliest athletes from universities across the country.

Get involved as a volunteer or come along to the university of Wollongong campus June 23 to 27.


Join us as a volunteer

We need volunteers to help during the event, here are some of the jobs that need to be done.

Event Crew tasks:

  • Assist with venue set up and/or pack down including courts, signage, shade,water, sporting equipment, accreditation stations and competition management 
  • Support Event Managers with daily operational tasks at venue such as venue liaison, catering, water refills and general competition management 
  • Assisting in tracking sport equipment each day 
  • Support competition managers to undertake sport specific tasks 
  • Assisting with scoring and timekeeping duties and online results entry where required 
  • Assist with medal presentations and ceremonies 
  • Assist with merchandise sales and sponsors activations 

NB: (Some tasks may require physical labour including lifting) 


What we are looking for in our volunteers:

  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Ability to work as part of a team 
  • Enthusiastic and motivated approach 
  • Well-developed customer service and problem-solving skills 
  • Exercise judgement and work without supervision 
  • Be an unbiased non-competitor at the event 
  • Uphold UniSport policies and guidelines 


Volunteer recognition & benefits:

  • The experience of volunteering at an amazing event 
  • Training including orientation, role specific training and associated training resources 
  • Catering – complimentary meals and refreshments 
  • Official volunteer uniform and accreditation 
  • Behind-the-scenes experiences at event 
  • Access to Event special events including the Opening, Cultural and Closing ceremonies 
  • Volunteer certificate 
  • Reference letter as required 

Our 2024 Indigenous Nationals artwork was created by Brittney Angus, a visionary Wiradjuri & Ngunnawal graphic designer and digital artist.

Cultural authenticity is at the heart of her creation, weaving ancient narratives and contemporary design.

The work combines symbolic motifs, bold colours, and modern aesthetics, a vibrant storytelling experience that connects audiences to the rich tapestry of Aboriginal culture.

Brittney sees her role not just as a graphic designer but as a storyteller and bridge-builder in visual communication, connecting history & culture in modern, contemporary environments.

Our 2024 Indigenous Nationals artwork was created by Brittney Angus, a visionary Wiradjuri & Ngunnawal graphic designer and digital artist.


Get in touch

Email us if you have questions or require further information.