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Announcements | 22 Mar 2014

The Government will boost funding for the Remote School Attendance Strategy by $18 million to help ensure every child attends school every day.

Announcements | 27 Feb 2014

“Early data from schools targeted by the Australian Government’s Remote Schools Attendance Strategy shows 604 more students are attending school compared to last year across three state/territories,” Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion said today.

Announcements | 23 Jan 2014

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, today urged parents and carers of children in remote communities across Australia to make sure their kids are ready for school at the start of the first term.

Announcements | 20 Jan 2014

A remote Arnhem Land Aboriginal community in the Northern Territory has taken the bold step of linking school attendance to culture, in a move Indigenous Affairs Minister, Nigel Scullion, says sets a strong example to communities across Australia.

Announcements | 20 Dec 2013

The Australian Government today announced a strategy to get more Indigenous children in remote areas back to school from the start of Term 1 next year.