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Large group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous men and women dressed in casual clothing in a room with beige carpet. In the background is a pale yellow wall and two whiteboards. In the foreground is a white table and blue chairs.
Stories | 15 Mar 2018

The Aurukun Koolkan Community School Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS) team formed a plan and through working with school staff, parents and other stakeholders, are increasing school attendance.

Young Aboriginal children sit in and stand next to a series of barrels mounted on wheels.
Stories | 13 Feb 2018

The tiny remote community of Punmu in Western Australia has increased school attendance by taking students to and from school in a train; a barrel train.

Three men and one woman wearing red and blue short sleeve shirts standing outside with mountain ranges in background.
Stories | 5 Feb 2018

South Australian students learn from veterans and each other about their culture and pathways to reconciliation as they trek the Kokoda Trail.

A group of men, women and children in red school polo shirt with a crowd of Indigenous children behind red banner with white writing on banner ‘Education Changes Lives.’
Stories | 31 Jan 2018

Back to School March and breakfast a hit on Palm Island.

Large group of children and adults sit on grass and at tables under shade, dressed in swimming attire and other causal clothes. In the background are trees, shade covers and a building.
Stories | 22 Dec 2017

The Bubanil Playgroup is a great support to the Indigenous community in Derby, WA with children, parents and staff ending the very successful year with a Christmas picnic and a big splash.

Six Aboriginal women dressed in black with bright green sashes draped around their necks and one Aboriginal child stand on a flat surface with grass and trees, a car and buildings in the background. Most of them hold a framed certificate in their hands.
Stories | 29 Nov 2017

Six Aboriginal women and an Aboriginal man from the APY Lands in South Australia recently completed the Certificate IV in Early Language and Literacy, giving them the expertise to teach language skills to preschool and early school years children.

A group of Aboriginal school students sit on steps, holding a letter from the Prime Minister the Hon. Malcolm Turnbull, MP. Behind them stand five adults.
Stories | 27 Nov 2017

The students at Manyallaluk School have been writing letters to develop their persuasive writing skills. Along with receiving letters from Her Majesty the Queen and the Essendon Football Club, they recently received a letter from the Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP.

Three Indigenous people wearing snorkles and diving masks, and holding floating noodles swim in seawater. In the background is sand, beach umbrellas, trees and other people.
Stories | 21 Nov 2017

The Wujal Wujal Youth Leadership Camp gave 65 Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth a chance to bond, learn and have fun as they camped in different locations around Far North Queensland.

Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal adults and youth sit and stand in a large ochre coloured room, talking with each other. They are divided into two groups each with a whiteboard at which an individual stands and captures discussion points.
Stories | 9 Nov 2017

The recently held Guthoo Youth Summit gave a voice to Aboriginal youth from Kalgoorlie-Boulder and surrounding areas and a chance to find solutions to the challenges they face.

Young Aboriginal man wearing a grey hoody and cap looks out over bush landscape with cloudy sky in the background.
Stories | 2 Nov 2017

Relocating from Ceduna to Adelaide was a big decision for Jason Coleman. It was motivated by thoughts about his future, and enabled through the IYLP and AISSA.