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Announcements | 8 Sep 2016

The Coalition Government is partnering with the Adelaide Crows AFL club to deliver the Ready Set Crow Project to help Indigenous children from remote South Australian communities attend school in Adelaide and develop pathways to further education.

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, said today the Government would invest $300,000 in the Ready Set Crow Project to build on the success of the Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS) in South Australia.

Stories | 4 Aug 2016

Professor Chris Sarra from the Stronger Smarter Institute has been awarded 2016 National NAIDOC Person of the Year, for his work closing the gap in Education. 

Announcements | 4 Aug 2016

Today is National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day, a day to celebrate and show our support for Indigenous children throughout Australia.

At a time when the spotlight has been firmly shone on the treatment of our Indigenous children, today more than ever is a day to pause and celebrate the significant role culture and family plays in the lives of Aboriginal and Torre Strait Islander children.

Announcements | 13 Jul 2016

Nominations are now open for the 2017 round of the New Colombo Plan scholarships program and close on 29 July 2016. 

Stories | 14 Jun 2016

The Indigenous Marathon Foundation hosted the Deadly Fun Run for students in the remote South Australian Community of Amata.

Stories | 6 Jun 2016

Aboriginal children in the remote Pilbara region of Western Australia are getting quality early childhood education through learning centres. 

Announcements | 5 May 2016

The Australian Government and universities have worked together to develop the Indigenous Student Success in Higher Education measure to encourage more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to enrol in university, improve their university experience and complete their studies. 

The Aranda Tribe Ride for Pride
Stories | 26 Apr 2016

In the remote central Australian Aboriginal community of Ntaria, local teenagers are travelling by horse and foot to Alice Springs to take part in the ANZAC Parade.

Announcements | 29 Mar 2016

With the academic year back in full swing, the Department of Human Services is reminding Indigenous students and their parents not to miss out on study assistance.

Yuendumu Child and Family Centre
Stories | 22 Mar 2016

The recent opening of the Australian Government funded Yuendumu Child and Family Centre will help set local kids on a path to a healthy life and success at school and beyond.