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Postcard | 15 Sep 2014

"The most important thing is reaching our full potential and to promote a sense of pride, knowledge and respect of Aboriginal culture."

Announcements | 28 Aug 2014

Three inspiring Indigenous Australians will undertake study at two of the world’s most prestigious universities after receiving the Charlie Perkins Scholarship in Canberra today.

Announcements | 15 Aug 2014

The Australian Government will provide Adelaide and Port Adelaide Football Clubs with up to $600,000 to run football programmes aimed at improving school attendance across the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands.

Congratulations to Elliott School for reaching 90 per cent school attendance after becoming part of the Remote Schools Attendance Strategy.
Stories | 15 Aug 2014

It’s a small town on the Stuart Highway between Katherine and Tennant Creek, but Elliott has become the inspiration for communities around Australia seeking ways to get kids to school.

One of the players from Adelaide's Northern Nunga All-Stars junior basketball.
Stories | 30 Jul 2014

Whether you want to be a sports star or musician, have a family or travel the world, smokes can affect your dreams. Stay off the smokes, achieve your dreams and help make our mob’s future smoke free.

Announcements | 23 Jul 2014

The Australian Government’s School Enrolment and Attendance Measure (SEAM) will be rolled out in the East Arnhem Land communities of Milingimbi, Galiwinku, Gapuwiyak, Nhulunbuy and Yirrkala at the start of Term 3, 2014.

Staff and participants at the Moree School Attendance Officer training workshop.
Stories | 9 Jul 2014

When it comes to boosting school attendance in New South Wales, communities are keen to share their good ideas with each other.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott greets School Attendance Officers Miliyika Paddy and Roger Williams before their presentation to the Indigenous Advisory Council.
Stories | 3 Jul 2014

Seven Remote School Attendance Strategy team representatives visited Canberra earlier this month to take part in a leadership workshop and meet with the Prime Minister and his Indigenous Advisory Council.

Cassandra McCarthy
Postcard | 23 Jun 2014

"Homework does help and the teachers are people who want you to succeed."

Denise Bowden
Postcard | 20 Jun 2014

"Good education equips you with self confidence and pride in the ability to be a breadwinner for your own family."