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Large group of Indigenous young adults and their teachers sitting and standing on a lawn outside a large building and in front of a tree.
Stories | 7 Apr 2017

The difficult choice of what career path to take is made a little easier for 52 Indigenous year 11 and 12 students from around Australia because of the Work Experience Programme - a four day visit to Canberra full of events and activities showcasing the career options within the Australian Public Service.

Seven young Indigenous males and one older male, dressed in shorts, shirts and hats. They are standing on a boat ramp with water lapping at their feet. In the background is a dock with boats tied up.
Stories | 23 Mar 2017

Facilitated by the Goondir Big Buddy program, seven Indigenous young men recently set sail on the STS Young Endeavour where they climbed the 30 metre mast, took the helm and in the process, gained life skills which have set them on the path to a brighter future.

An Indigenous man and non-Indigenous man sit at a table with Indigenous children while other adults and an Indigenous boy stand in the background.
Stories | 21 Mar 2017

NRL Cowboys House has opened in Townsville. It will increase opportunities for  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from remote communities to fulfil their potential, providing them with a chance to study, undertake training and find a job.

Eight young Indigenous women standing on a carpeted floor in front of a poster wall with multiple displays of the word ‘Aladdin’.
Stories | 7 Mar 2017

Eight young Aboriginal singing netballers from Halls Creek in WA braved the big stage and the big city for the trip of a lifetime and learned a lesson they want to pass onto their peers – ‘have a go’.

An Indigenous young man and an Indigenous young woman wearing dark polo neck shirts stand each side of a logo which says 'NRL One Community' with an Indigenous design in the background.
Stories | 17 Feb 2017

The NRL was recognised on the international stage for their School to Work Program at the annual Beyond Sport Awards in London.

Aboriginal woman wearing glasses, a dark jacket and scarf covered with Indigenous designs
Stories | 14 Feb 2017

Dr Vanessa Lee tells of her journey from teaching to studying to become a doctor and of being the first Aboriginal woman to graduate from medicine at Griffith University.

Man in hat teaches four Indigenous students in hats and maroon shirts how to start a fire
Stories | 10 Feb 2017

The MacFarlane Primary School in Katherine, Northern Territory increased school attendance by engaging students through the introduction of an Indigenous cultural program which presents subjects such as science and geography from an Indigenous perspective.

A group of young Indigenous women and their female supervisor standing near a body of water and trees.
Stories | 24 Jan 2017

A group of schoolgirls from the remote Northern Territory community of Ngukurr travelled to Darwin recently to explore future academic opportunities. The students visited several boarding schools, Charles Darwin University (CDU) and Government House, and met with local Aboriginal women who spoke about their own experiences working towards successful careers and being role models for young women in their own communities.

A man and two women standing in a row, the woman in the centre is holding a certificate.
Stories | 12 Jan 2017

Taryn Oxenburgh has taken some risks and is now reaping the rewards of a successful legal career. She graduated with a Bachelor of Laws with Honours from James Cook University then completed an Indigenous entry program to the Public Service, and was recently admitted to the Supreme Court of the ACT.

Young Indigenous woman standing in front of sign and to the side of a display table for Indigenous Youth Mobility Pathways. She is dressed in black pants and a colourful shirt showing Indigenous designs.
Stories | 22 Nov 2016

Studying and living independently in Adelaide was difficult for Kelli Gunter of Ceduna but now her future is looking bright and her goals clear after receiving support through the Indigenous Youth Mobility Pathways project.

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