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Young Tiwi Island woman in purple dress and headdress standing in front of a palm tree.
Stories | 7 Jan 2016

Casimira Tipiloura is the first Tiwi student to graduate from a Tiwi Islands high school with an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR).

The Wadeye RSAS team with PNG visitors and BIITE staff
Stories | 22 Dec 2015

In Wadeye, local Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS) team members, known as “Yellow Shirts”, are working hard to increase school attendance. They recently gained a new provider, BIITE and played host to members of the Royal Papua New Guinea Police Force, and the groups exchanged stories of school attendance issues in Papua New Guinea and Wadeye.  

Rekisha Morrison's winning design in the Minister’s Christmas card design competition
Stories | 16 Dec 2015

Congratulations to twelve year-old Rekisha Morrison, the winner of this year’s Christmas card design competition held by the Minister for Indigenous Affairs Nigel Scullion.

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, with trainee Lakota Coleman, Lakota’s manager Hanan Etri, and Regional Operations Manager Allison Baker at NAB Parramatta.
Stories | 10 Dec 2015

School-based traineeships are providing students with quicker pathways to fulltime employment by allowing them to complete their training while they’re still at school.

Image of female participant
Stories | 29 Oct 2015

School attendance teams across the Barkly region undergo training to support families and kids go to school.

Group of Aboriginal footballers and others associated with the team on an ochre coloured football field.
Stories | 20 Oct 2015

Schools across central Australia participated in the annual Santa Teresa football carnival celebrating sports, culture and education.

Two women in aqua coloured shirts stand behind three young women in pale blue school uniforms seated at a table.
Stories | 15 Oct 2015

Two scholarship programmes are designed to place Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in North Queensland on the path to successful careers.

Indigenous man dressed in red shirt and cap seated in an office with posters on the wall behind him.
Stories | 23 Sep 2015

Jungarni Jutiya Aboriginal Corporation, Halls Creek District High School, and the Shire of Halls Creek are helping build better futures through school attendance.

Two Indigenous women standing in front of a palm tree, one wearing a black shirt with Aboriginal design and the other an orange shirt.
Stories | 16 Sep 2015

In the remote town of Derby in Western Australia parents are helping increase school attendance and changing lives at the same time.

Kowanyama Year 5 students make a big ‘splash’ in school attendance and positive behaviour
Stories | 21 Aug 2015

The saying, ‘When you reward good behaviour you get more of it’ was the reason behind an excitement filled trip to Cairns for 21 Year 5 students from Kowanyama State School in Far North Queensland.