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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.

Zac Patterson and his bus are getting kids to school in Lajamanu.
Stories | 19 Jun 2014

Out in remote Northern Territory, Zac Patterson is literally driving higher school attendance.

Announcements | 12 Jun 2014

High School students in western New South Wales will benefit from a $1.6 million investment from the Australian Government through the support programme Get Real.

Announcements | 5 Jun 2014

New data shows significantly improved attendance in Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS) schools in the Northern Territory this year compared to 2013, with the number of children attending school up nearly 17 per cent.

Natasha Puautjimi and Edwina Portaminni
Stories | 23 May 2014

The recent introduction of Year 13 at a Tiwi Islands school is already helping locals into real jobs.

Ramingining School Attendance Officer (SAO) Peter Buwamba
Stories | 16 May 2014

A significant increase in school attendance from last year has led to Ramingining School becoming the model for other communities seeking increased attendance.

Franklin Kenny, Valeska Pearson and Levinia Namatjira all had 100 percent school attendance last term.
Stories | 2 May 2014

The Remote School Attendance Strategy being implemented by schools is proving successful, with an exponential growth in school attendance in the remote Indulkana Anangu School in South Australia.

Galiwin'ku School Attendance Supervisors and Officers on the first day of school, term 1, 2014.
Stories | 28 Apr 2014

In Galiwin’ku, elders are using their Yolngu culture to get kids excited about school.

Stories | 24 Apr 2014

Indigenous education programme Learn Earn Legend! is empowering Aboriginal youth to finish high school and pursue higher education or fulltime employment, says program co-ordinator and former Wallaby, Jim Williams.

Stories | 22 Apr 2014

Actress Leah Purcell remembers the first day school finally made sense to her. She had written a story for her Year 7 teacher and it came back covered in red ink with a big “See Me” scrawled across the page.