Tag Archives: Indigenous Boarding

ABC Story on Indigenous Boarding

November 26, 2018
Boarding Australia is ready to provide follow up to the weekend’s report by the ABC questioning the benefits for students and the efficacy of funding over the past 10 years by the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF). The special repo... Read more

Indigenous Boarding Financial Health Crisis?

August 09, 2018
We are hearing from boarding providers with high numbers of Indigenous boarders that they are in financial stress. For many of these boarding providers not only are they reporting poor financial health but their situation has been getting worse ov... Read more

Board Buzz: President Anthony Bennett

March 16, 2018
Major changes needed to provide better care for other people's children. When the Royal Commission released its report into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse it was clear that safety and protection of children from abuse (emotional a... Read more

Happiness is helping

March 14, 2018
In Borroloola, a hub town between the Northern Territory and Queensland, Noela Anderson, a woman from Garrwa and Yanyuwa language groups has worked as the school Liasion Officer for 14 years. The school is part of the Borroloola and Gulf Group S... Read more

Study Away Review

March 10, 2018
Review of Support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Secondary Students Studying Away from Home Many of us are familiar with issues facing our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander secondary students, their families and communities in stu... Read more

Statement re Kormilda College

October 07, 2016
Boarding Australia is concerned about the potential impact on Indigenous boarding students in the event that Kormilda College's boarding program was to cease operation. CEO of Boarding Australia, Dan Cox, says that "demand for boarding places cont... Read more

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