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Announcements | 16 Jul 2015

Funding of $1.025 million has been made available for a program that will see athletes and role-models work with communities to engage young people in school.

Announcements | 17 Jun 2015

An extra 25 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia will benefit from the Federal Government’s Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY), which supports parents and carers to be their child’s first teacher, Minister for Social Services, the Hon. Scott Morrison and Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator the Hon. Nigel Scullion announced today.

Announcements | 30 Apr 2015

The Australian Government will provide $5.4 million to extend the Indigenous Boarding Initiative throughout the 2015 and 2016 school years.

Announcements | 16 Jan 2015

The Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS) has entered its second year of getting children to go to school every day, with students at Gunbalanya School in the Northern Territory being the first to return to the classroom today.

Announcements | 16 Dec 2014

Schools in remote locations will receive extra support to teach foundation literacy skills with the announcement today that 34 remote schools will participate in the Flexible literacy for remote primary schools programme in 2015.

Announcements | 20 Nov 2014

Minister for Education, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP today welcomed the passage of the Australian Education Amendment Bill 2014.

Announcements | 18 Nov 2014

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has congratulated NT Government Department of Education staff involved with the Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS), who were recognised at the NT Chief Minister’s Awards for Excellence in the Public Sector on Friday.

Announcements | 24 Oct 2014

Funding to increase school attendance in Darwin and Palmerston are among 34 projects supported by more than $14.8 million from the Aboriginals Benefit Account.

Announcements | 13 Oct 2014

The Federal Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion and NSW Minister for Education Adrian Piccoli today praised the Walgett community for coming up with a practical solution to improve school attendance.

Announcements | 28 Aug 2014

Three inspiring Indigenous Australians will undertake study at two of the world’s most prestigious universities after receiving the Charlie Perkins Scholarship in Canberra today.