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Two Indigenous women standing in front of a palm tree, one wearing a black shirt with Aboriginal design and the other an orange shirt.
Stories | 16 Sep 2015

In the remote town of Derby in Western Australia parents are helping increase school attendance and changing lives at the same time.

Announcements | 16 Sep 2015

Indigenous students in Central Australia will be assisted to attend school through $1.4 million in funding for a School Nutrition Programme, Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion announced.

Announcements | 24 Aug 2015

Federal Government funding is going to a programme that will use AFL to improve school attendance in communities in Central Australia.

Announcements | 24 Aug 2015

An Orange training provider, VERTO will receive $200,000 dollars under the Federal Government’s Indigenous Advancement Strategy to improve leadership skills of Orange students over the next 3 years.

Announcements | 24 Aug 2015

Centacare Bathurst will receive over $1.2 million dollars during the next 3 years under the Federal Government’s Indigenous Advancement Strategy to deliver projects set to improve the lives of Indigenous people across the Central West.

Kowanyama Year 5 students make a big ‘splash’ in school attendance and positive behaviour
Stories | 21 Aug 2015

The saying, ‘When you reward good behaviour you get more of it’ was the reason behind an excitement filled trip to Cairns for 21 Year 5 students from Kowanyama State School in Far North Queensland.

Announcements | 19 Aug 2015

The Minister for Social Services, the Hon Scott Morrison, met with representatives from the Secretariat National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) last week to discuss the government’s new Jobs for Families Child Care Package and additional support services.

Announcements | 18 Aug 2015

The Federal Government is backing a programme that will see students fed and get closer to culture in Wugularr (Beswick).

Filming Knowledge is Power music video at 2015 Garma Festival
Stories | 13 Aug 2015

Participants in this year’s Garma Youth Forum worked with Indigenous Hip Hop Projects to write and produce a music video about the importance of getting an education, knowledge being power and setting up a good future.

Announcements | 13 Aug 2015

Neighbourhood Central will receive $174,567 under the Australian Government’s Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) grant round to deliver a Parkes Youth and Families Program that will help improve education outcomes for Aboriginal students in the communities of Parkes and Peak Hill.