Congratulations to Elliott School for reaching 90 per cent school attendance after becoming part of the Remote Schools Attendance Strategy.

It’s a small town on the Stuart Highway between Katherine and Tennant Creek, but Elliott has become the inspiration for communities around Australia seeking ways to get kids to school.

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The Australian Government will invest in a new Indigenous ranger team and the development of a cultural heritage management strategy to better protect dugongs and turtles around Green Island, off Queensland’s Far North Coast.

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