Victoria and Tasmania
Teach younger generations about our history, the good stuff, and the sad stuff too. So we can make sure it doesn't happen again.
Becoming educated does not mean losing your identity - rather it strengthens who you are, who you can be, and what you can achieve.
"Looking back I would tell myself to remember that you always have the option to be yourself."
"Teach them that education is important. If they want to get a decent job they need education."
"Reading and writing and learning is very important, and making friends and a support network is just as important."
My mother is my role model. No one person has given so much time, love and dedication towards family and friends.
Pre school helps all kids to gain really important skills for socialising, being creative and getting ready for school. High quality pre-school made a big difference to my kids and has made their start at school smooth and successful.
I would like to see our cultural identity accepted by the mainstream with more 'ease', that would be a huge move forward to healing the past and to the protection of important cultural heritage.
Being strong, leading the way - that's where I want to see my community in the future.
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