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Midnight basketball

 

Overview

The Midnight basketball program is a national social inclusion program to help young people aged 12 to 18 years, identify and embrace positive opportunities. Activities are run in stadiums throughout different communities on Friday or Saturday nights from 7.30pm till midnight, followed by a bus home, providing a safe and motivating environment. The activities include:

Activities enable participants to deal with real issues such as:

The first Midnight basketball program was launched in Redfern, Sydney, in 2007 and was later expanded nationally due to its success.

Abstract adapted from Midnight Basketball Australia

Contacts

Midnight Basketball Australia
Level 18, 363 George Street
Sydney NSW 2000
GPO Box 1600
Sydney NSW 2001
General Enquiries:
Ph: (02) 8096 2373
Program Establishment Enquiries:
Ph: (02) 9262 6701
Email: info@midnightbasketball.org.au

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Last updated: 26 February 2014
 
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