Anthony "The Man" Mundine is an Australian sporting icon with his professional career spanning more than 25 years. Mundine was named the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Person of the Year in 2000, as well as winning the Deadly Award as Male Sportsperson of the Year thrice: 2003, 2006 and 2007. His sporting accolades across rugby league and boxing are immense, retiring in 2021, with his focus now shifting to inspiring and re-empowering others.
3-time world boxing champion
WBA Super Middleweight Champion
IBO Middleweight Champion
WBA Super Welterweight Champion
NSW State of Origin Player 1999
Super League Premiership Player with the Brisbane Broncos 1997
NRL Grand Finalist with the St George Dragons 1996 and 1999
The best crossover athlete in Australian sporting history.
Timmy Duggan is a local born and bred Darwin man with family connections to the Warramungu people of Central Australia and the Nykinya people of the Kimberley. Timmy has a Diploma of Youth and Community Development from RMIT University, and is the first person from the Northern Territory to play in the National Basketball League. He founded “Hoops 4 Health”, a health-education program using basketball as a vehicle to encourage youth to make healthy lifestyle choices. Further advocacy for young people is facilitated by Timmy with weekend programs in the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre. He is a pioneer for both Indigenous basketballers and Northern Territory basketballers.
First person from the Northern Territory to play in the National Basketball League
Only Indigenous player in the NBL in the decade of the 1990's
Founder of Hoops 4 Health
Top End NAIDOC Person of the Year 2012