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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.

Elijah Douglas, holding his didgeridoo, sits in front of a wall of remembrance.
Stories | 4 Nov 2014

At 17, Elijah Douglas has already travelled from Doomadgee to Gallipoli. He has set himself goals to get a good education before returning to his community with a qualification to work with his people.

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.

Robert Rutherford
Postcard | 20 Oct 2014

"Stay in school, education is your way out, never feel bad for yourself and always pick yourself up and try again".

The GARMA Festival, hosted by the Yothu Yindi Foundation is Australia’s leading Indigenous cultural event, it’s a spectacular celebration of Yolngu identity and cultural traditions including dance, song, music and art.
Stories | 17 Oct 2014

The Garma Youth Forum, run in conjunction with the main Garma Festival, allows students of all backgrounds to come together and share their experiences and gain a better understanding of each other’s cultures.

Image of Julie Fox
Postcard | 16 Oct 2014

"Education and cultural identity are very important and without them both life can be very complicated".

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.

Year 6 and 7 students from Palm Island met with the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, on their recent trip to Canberra as part of the Cathy Freeman Foundation’s (CFF) Horizons Program.
Stories | 26 Sep 2014

Eight lucky students from the Bwgcolman Community School in Palm Island were rewarded with a trip to Canberra as part of the Cathy Freeman Foundation’s Horizons Program.

Postcard | 18 Sep 2014

"Stay in school, education is your way out, never feel bad for yourself and always pick yourself up and try again".

Postcard | 15 Sep 2014

"Education and cultural identity are very important and without them both life can be very complicated".

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