Future Health Leaders is a new initiative that aims to engage students and early-career health professionals in the health reform process
The Arnhem Land Science Fair: Sharing the Knowledge is an event that aims to recognise the importance of scientific knowledge
Groote Eyelandt Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation’s Wall of Hands fundraising campaign.
A ‘kool’ cooking program is teaching Aboriginal children how to cook and prepare healthy food while also learning about culture.
BackTrack is a program offering young people the chance to get an education and training and gain employment.
Reading is a skill for life and like most things the more you practise, the better you become.
Four talented young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have been awarded scholarships to study overseas.
In today’s workforce employers are looking beyond qualifications and selection criteria’s.
Working for the Australian Government is proving to be the right career choice for both a university graduate and two former trainees. Sarah Richards from the Wongaibon people and Tegan Curtis from the Tjapukai people, entered the Australian Public Service (APS) through the Indigenous Australian Public Service Pathways Programs. Sarah, a former accounting graduate, is […]
Students Anton Solomon and Paul Murde are from Horn Island in the Torres Strait, just north of Cape York Peninsula in North Queensland. Anton and Paul attend Tagai State College on Thursday Island and have to travel by ferry to get there each day. While other young people spend their holidays swimming and fishing, Paul […]
Close to 150 of tomorrow’s leaders from across Australia gathered at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra last month to continue their academic and leadership journey at the 2012 indigenous youth leadership program’s (IYLP) year 10 national student gathering. The Year 10 Gathering happens annually as part of the IYLP Scholarship funded by […]
As Australians, we pride ourselves on our values of fairness and equality, but our founding document, the Australian Constitution does not recognise the unique contribution that our First Peoples have made to our nation. As our country grows and changes over time, our laws and foundations need to shift a little to develop with us. […]
Providing Aboriginal students with the opportunity for a holistic education is a core value of Guildford Grammar school in Perth, WA. The program has been formally running since 2005, though the school has been taking Indigenous students for about a decade. “It really is at the core of everything the school does – it’s not […]
It’s the home of many of the AFL’s most talented Aboriginal footballers, and yet the Northern Territory remains the only state in Australia to not house an elite training facility. That could soon change, however, with plans underway for a new facility, The Michael Long NT Thunder Learning and Leadership Centre that will focus on […]
More school-based automotive apprenticeships will be on offer this year for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders thanks to a partnership between the Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) and K-Mart Tyre and Auto Services (KTAS). The partnership will develop 14 school based automotive apprenticeships across NSW, Queensland, Victoria, Northern Territory and Western Australia. The AES is an […]
Recently, 27 indigenous students, from the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation’s partner schools across NSW and QLD, took on a week-long outward bound wilderness adventure in the Namadgi national park, act. The students came back raving about how many new friends they made and how much they learnt. Taking students away from their usual environment and […]
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