Exceptional Contribution to the Community by an Indigenous Boarding Student
Sponsored by Student Concierge Services
Isaiah, St Joseph’s College, Hunters Hill, NSW
Isaiah has consistently contributed to the St Joseph’s Coll... Read more
Excellence in Indigenous Boarding Leadership
Sponsored by Boarding Training Australia
Neil Morison, Dawurr Boarding, Nhulunbuy High School, Northern Territory
Neil Morison is the Head of Dawurr Boarding, situated in North East Arnhem Land... Read more
Excellence in the Provision of Indigenous Student Health and Wellbeing
Sponsored by Cater Care
Cape York Girl Academy, QLD
The Cape York Girl Academy is Australia's first boarding school designed for young mothers and their babies a... Read more
Six people/organisations were recognised for their contribution to Indigenous boarding at a vibrant dinner, part of the Symposium.
A sizeable number of
applicants for the inaugural award were reduced to a short list of finalists by
representativ... Read more
March 2019 Issue
The Catchphrase That's Reinvigorating Action to Close the Educational Gap for GoodNational Indigenous Education and Boarding Symposium 2019 UpdateGovernment and Sector Work to Provide Secondary Education AccessWhat to Expect in a... Read more
While educators focus on complying with expectations and regulations, have they overlooked the students?
The 2019 Closing the Gap Report revealed small improvements towards its 2018 targets, but nothing like it hoped.
Margaret Gurney says ... Read more
The first words I recall Peter Linnehan saying was how he was “blown away” by the 2018 Symposium in Canberra. We were standing in front of the lectern at the end of the Symposium exchanging business cards and promising to catch up (which we ... Read more
Boarding Australia is contributing to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Secondary Boarding Reference Group to address challenges faced by students and their families in accessing secondary education.
The 2017 Study Away Review reveal... Read more
Ḏawurr Boarding is attached to Nhulunbuy High School and caters for around 40 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
Ḏawurr, named after the honey bee, was named by the Rirratjingu clan group who are the traditional owners of the land t... Read more
The National Redress Scheme is providing support to people who have experienced institutional child sexual abuse by providing access to counselling, a direct personal response and a redress payment.
Non-government institutions are encouraged to join... Read more