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Announcements | 24 May 2017

The Turnbull Government will invest an additional $138 million to increase opportunities and improve outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

Woman in blue and white blouse sits at small table with craft materials. She holds a baby while looking at a young child in blue shirt working with craft material.
Stories | 16 May 2017

The Coonamble Pre School in Western NSW has adopted a holistic approach to early childhood, involving nutrition, occupational therapy and youth leadership to ensure local children get the best start in life.

Two adult women and twelve children stand in a room behind a microphone, all wear red t-shirts with a graphic of raised hands.
Stories | 10 May 2017

The Nalderun Project is a creative and unique approach to engaging at risk Indigenous kids through culturally appropriate learning and has led to increased school attendance of students in primary and secondary schools in the Castlemaine area of country Victoria.

Announcements | 5 May 2017

The Coalition Government is investing a further $5 million to support an additional 1000 places in the Beyond the Broncos Girls Academy for Indigenous girls in northern New South Wales and southern and western Queensland.

Announcements | 4 May 2017

The Coalition Government is investing $12 million in the future of Indigenous girls from Far North Queensland through the creation of a new AFL Cape York House for Girls.

Two Indigenous women in dark blue shirts hold or support four Indigenous children, the group stand in front of a brick building mostly painted white with trees nearby.
Stories | 12 Apr 2017

Playgroup WA has developed an approach to early childhood development with the belief that employing local people is more beneficial for educating young children.

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.

Announcements | 5 Apr 2017

The Coalition Government is investing $67.5 million through the Indigenous Student Success Programme in 2017 as part of a $253 million four-year investment to support Australia’s 16,000 Indigenous students to complete their university studies.

Announcements | 29 Mar 2017

A trial to streamline ABSTUDY claims has seen a halving of processing times and a better start to the school year for Indigenous students.

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.