Film about Federation’s advocacy nominated for international awardMay 14, 2019
From an idea hatched by two lifelong comrades at a Federation Friday Night Forum in 2015, naa muru gurung (to see a path for children) has blazed a trail all the way to the glittering Nice International Film Festival.
School partners with community on park projectApril 12, 2019
Members of the Gumbaynggirr community gathered to open the new park in Bellwood Aboriginal Reserve and remember the life of Caleb Jarrett, whose name the park now bears.
Connecting communities through Aboriginal EducationApril 10, 2019
The words of the Uluru Statement from the Heart resonated with the delegates at the Friday Night Forum of the annual Aboriginal Members Conference, especially one 11-year-old boy.
No nearer to closing the gapApril 08, 2019
The defeat of the Morrison Government and a successful Fair Funding Now! campaign at the upcoming federal election will be critical to narrowing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples across many, if not all, of the targets of the Closing the Gap strategy.
Award for Aboriginal education beaconApril 04, 2019
“Bolted in” not “bolted on” is the catch cry at Briar Road Public School, which has received national recognition for its Aboriginal education programs by earning the coveted Arthur Hamilton Award from the Australian Education Union.
Programs cultivate knowledge of Aboriginal cultureFebruary 22, 2019
Josh Brown is proud of his role ensuring Australia’s First Peoples will continue to have the longest surviving culture in the world.
Matraville PS Bush Tucker GardenNovember 21, 2018
Matraville Public School celebrated the official opening of its Bush Tucker Garden with traditional dance and a smoking ceremony last month.
Change is coming from the classroomOctober 31, 2018
Engagement between Australia’s Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people is shifting, says author and Indigenous literary advocate Dr Anita Heiss, and the classroom is taking the lead.