Stepping in to make a difference

December 07, 2018
In August Deputy Commissioner Rod Curtin presented Stepping in to make a difference, at the Resilience Study Schools and Communities meeting in Cairns. Before becoming the Deputy Commissioner of the Family Responsibilities Commission in 2010, Curtin... Read more

Webinar discussion answers changes to ABSTUDY

December 03, 2018
Boarding Australia hosted a free webinar for over 60 participants in November to help boarding schools and residences understand recent changes to ABSTUDY. Safe Travel Plans and other changes to ABSTUDY were announced in the 2018 budget to allev... Read more

November 2018 Boarding Buzz newsletter

November 26, 2018
Get the latest news from our November edition of Boarding Buzz. View it online or print it out, Boarding Buzz November 2018. Don't forget you can also follow us on Facebook and sign up to have the latest news and updates delivered straight ... Read more

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

Jim Hopkins Retires

November 26, 2018
At the recent 2018 Boarding Australia (BA) Annual General Meeting long standing Board Director, former President and now life member, Jim Hopkins, tendered his resignation after 23 years of outstanding service. 'Jim has made an exceptional volun... Read more

President’s report 2018 AGM

November 26, 2018
It is an important time for Boarding Australia. For many years we have been moving towards becoming a leadership organisation in the Indigenous boarding sector with a particular focus on closing the education gap for students through boarding. In th... Read more

Whatever it takes!

November 26, 2018
I was on a phone conference as a member of the Queensland Education Transition Initiative Governance Group (TIGG) and I kept hearing the term ‘whatever it takes’, a term originating from the leadership in Far North Queensland. I was already impr... Read more

Aborigistralian

November 19, 2018
What an interesting time to be alive, as an Aboriginal Australian. I’ve always found it quite interesting, in fact, when I introduce myself as having ties to Yamatji/Budimia country (Geraldton, Mt Magnet region) through my mother’s side – I’... Read more

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