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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.

The program is an Australian Government initiative which aims to lift knowledge of the Indo-Pacific in Australia by supporting Australian undergraduates to study and intern in the region.

It includes scholarships for study of up to one year, as well as internships, flexible mobility grant programs for short and longer-term study, clinical placements, practicums and research.

Michelle Deshong at the Fullbright Commission
Stories | 23 Jun 2016

Michelle Deshong recounts her incredible experience as the 2015 Fulbright Indigenous Professional Scholar. Applications are now open for the 2017 Indigenous Australian Fullbright Scholarship round.

Students from Amata participating in the Deadly Fun Run
Stories | 14 Jun 2016

The Indigenous Marathon Foundation hosted a 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.

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.

Three young Indigenous men sitting on a couch and smiling.
Stories | 25 Feb 2016

Three young Indigenous men from northern Queensland are shining examples of the positive effect that AFL Cape York House is having on its participants.  

Image of the Michael Long academy building, based at Marrara Stadium in Darwin.
Stories | 19 Jan 2016

The new Michael Long Learning and Leadership Centre in Darwin is harnessing the power of football to deliver lasting outcomes to Aboriginal people of the Northern Territory. 

Young Tiwi Island woman in purple dress and headdress standing in front of a palm tree.
Stories | 7 Jan 2016

Casimira Tipiloura is the first Tiwi student to graduate from a Tiwi Islands high school with an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR).