Volunteers are vital to the success of the Arafura Games 2019.

More than 800 individual volunteers and 300 community group have signed up to take part this year, and they will form an easily recognisable sea of purple throughout Games events and venues. Technical officials for the Games will wear blue.

For any queries email AGvolunteers@nt.gov.au or call the workforce hotline 8999 5370.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Arafura Games?

The Arafura Games was introduced in 1995 as a biennial multi-sport event and ran until 2011.

Returning after an eight-year hiatus, the Arafura Games 2019 will showcase the uniqueness of the Territory and will foster friendships, goodwill and understanding between competing athletes and nations.

This year, there are 15 sports and 17 sport disciplines on the program. Details can be found on the Games website: /sports/

When are the Games taking place?

Opening Celebration:  26 April 2019

Competition Dates:     27 April – 4 May 2019

Closing Celebration:    4 May 2019

How can I stay up to date and connected with the Arafura Games?

You can follow us on social media.  Facebook / Twitter / Instagram @arafuragames19  |  #AG0219 #BoundlessPossible and check out our website for updates /

How to contact the Volunteer team?

Contact your team via their email address supplied and to also contact your supervisor.