Union vows to escalate push for conditions to improve Aboriginal students’ outcomesJuly 10, 2019
Federation has committed to intensifying its efforts to the close the gap in Aboriginal education outcomes, with a set of comprehensive policy objectives endorsed by a decision of Federation’s Annual Conference yesterday.
Uncle Vic recognised for lifetime of enlighteningJune 14, 2019
The first Aboriginal public school principal in NSW, Uncle Vic Chapman, has been recognised on the Queen’s Birthday honours list for a lifetime of working to improve opportunities for our First Peoples.
Stolen Generations kit increases knowledge and understandingMay 29, 2019
Students at Trangie Central School have started a valuable conversation — to understand the truth and progress the collective healing journey of the Stolen Generations, and acknowledge and correct the past.
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.