BB Adams

BB Adams - Wilcannia Site Manager

Brendon is a proud young Ku-Ku Yalangii (Cape York) and Woppaburra (North Keppel Island) man.

He loves his sports and even though he lives in Wilcannia, far west NSW, he is a true Queenslander, loyal to the Broncos, Maroons, Reds and the Lions. But the part he is most recognised for is his commitment to the community that he has lived in for 20 years, Wilcannia.

Brendon was a Traditional Dancer with companies like Descendance, Thulli Dreamtime, Waradah Aboriginal Dance and National Aboriginal Cultural Centre. It was his dance that bought him to Wilcannia in 2001 where he was one of the original organisers and background performer of the famous Wilcannia Mob with the hit song Down River.

Since then he has committed his life to the community, his highlights include:
  • Part of the driving force that built the WINGS Drop In Centre and dedicated the building to respected Elder Aunty Gloria King
  • Established a local Men’s Group and is President of the Paakintji Men’s Dance and Cultural Inc. where they deliver support service and programs for the men and families
  • Member of the Barkindji Suicide Prevention Network
  • President and Manager of the Wilcannia Boomerangs Rugby League Club
  • Manager and part time coach of the Warrika’s Women Rugby League team.
  • He manages the local youth participation to the NSW PCYC Nations of Origin Tournaments.
  • He is a strong advocate for reducing Domestic Violence and Depression
Brendon is the Site Manager of REDI.E business, he works with his team to deliver CDP, Remote School Attendance Strategy, Centrelink and Wilcannia River Radio who won the prestigious Tony Staley Award in Broadcasting at the 2019 Community Broadcasting of Australian Association.

Finally he is a proud father of 7 and grandfather of 4 grand-daughters.
In Wilcannia he is known as BB Adams.