NRL Cowboys House: Boarding with a difference

May 16, 2018
NRL Cowboys House is attracting more young men to its accommodation facility in Townsville, and it is not just for the chance to meet a NRL sports star.   [caption id="attachment_1834" align="alignnone" width="1950"] Head of boarding at Co... Read more

Media release: ABSTUDY reforms a welcomed start

May 15, 2018
Boarding school association applauds Government reforms to ABSTUDY to better support students who study away from home Boarding Australia, an association whose purpose is to advocate and provide national leadership in the provision of high quality... Read more

Commitment to Action on Symposium’s Issues

May 11, 2018
At the inaugural National Indigenous Education and Boarding Symposium held in Canberra participants resolved to follow up on what they had learned from three major reports impacting upon providers of education, boarding and welfare for Indigenous stu... Read more

Financial survey

March 16, 2018
As 2017 was coming to the end of the school year Boarding Australia was regularly hearing from Indigenous boarding providers that many were facing major financial challenges as they headed into the New Year. In response, a short confidential survey w... 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

An award for life

March 12, 2018
South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) points are easier to earn with a program students can design themselves. The Duke of Edinburgh’s (DofE) International Award allows young people aged 14 to 25 to set themselves a series of challe... 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

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