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Announcements | 16 Mar 2017

ASIC has launched a new financial literacy teaching resource – Knowing, Growing, Showing - to support authentic learning opportunities for Indigenous students.

Announcements | 8 Mar 2017

NRL Cowboys House has been officially opened in Townsville today – a facility that will provide significant benefits to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families across Far North Queensland.

Eight young Indigenous women standing on a carpeted floor in front of a poster wall with multiple displays of the word ‘Aladdin’.
Stories | 7 Mar 2017

Eight young Aboriginal singing netballers from Halls Creek in WA braved the big stage and the big city for the trip of a lifetime and learned a lesson they want to pass onto their peers – ‘have a go’.

An Indigenous young man and an Indigenous young woman wearing dark polo neck shirts stand each side of a logo which says 'NRL One Community' with an Indigenous design in the background.
Stories | 17 Feb 2017

The NRL was recognised on the international stage for their School to Work Program at the annual Beyond Sport Awards in London.

Aboriginal woman wearing glasses, a dark jacket and scarf covered with Indigenous designs
Stories | 14 Feb 2017

Dr Vanessa Lee tells of her journey from teaching to studying to become a doctor and of being the first Aboriginal woman to graduate from medicine at Griffith University.

Man in hat teaches four Indigenous students in hats and maroon shirts how to start a fire
Stories | 10 Feb 2017

The MacFarlane Primary School in Katherine, Northern Territory increased school attendance by engaging students through the introduction of an Indigenous cultural program which presents subjects such as science and geography from an Indigenous perspective.

Announcements | 27 Jan 2017

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has urged parents in remote communities to ensure their children are ready for the start of the new school year.

“Children in remote communities in the Northern Territory, New South Wales, Western Australia and South Australia are set to return to school next week,” Minister Scullion said.

“We all want the very best for our children and we know a good education is a key to giving them the best start in life.

A group of young Indigenous women and their female supervisor standing near a body of water and trees.
Stories | 24 Jan 2017

A group of schoolgirls from the remote Northern Territory community of Ngukurr travelled to Darwin recently to explore future academic opportunities. The students visited several boarding schools, Charles Darwin University (CDU) and Government House, and met with local Aboriginal women who spoke about their own experiences working towards successful careers and being role models for young women in their own communities.

A man and two women standing in a row, the woman in the centre is holding a certificate.
Stories | 12 Jan 2017

Taryn Oxenburgh has taken some risks and is now reaping the rewards of a successful legal career. She graduated with a Bachelor of Laws with Honours from James Cook University then completed an Indigenous entry program to the Public Service, and was recently admitted to the Supreme Court of the ACT.

Announcements | 10 Jan 2017

With school returning at Gunbalanya today, Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, said it was a timely reminder of the need for children in remote communities to be ready for school on day one of the new school year.

Minister Scullion commended the community of Gunbalanya for its support and encouragement to get students back to school today. Schools in other remote communities will resume later this month.

"We all want the very best for our children and we know a good education is a key to giving them the best start in life," Minister Scullion said.

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