Greater Western Australia
"To learn their language, to respect their culture and to keep away from alcohol and drugs or they won't get too far."
If we can all walk the path of reconciliation, we as Indigenous people of Australia can stand proud, be recognised, heard, respected and valued.
My future aspirations are to continue working in education with a range of individuals to help in their professional development and build an awareness of the importance that education has in closing the gap.
It’s important to grow up with a positive mindset – to get out of the kind of mindset where you think it’s okay to leave school early.
The children I teach are a great inspiration for me. They are so loving unconditionally and they bring joy to me every day.
If it wasn't for the computer I would be a long way from finding my real family (from Trouwunna (Tas), the languange group Pyemirrinner).
Bret and Sid from the AEC WA State Office - Perth
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