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

Introducing Keynotes

March 08, 2018
Commissioner Robert Fitzgerald and Genevieve Hassall will address the National Indigenous Education and Boarding Symposium in Canberra later this month regarding the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse and the Study Aw... Read more

Bookings open now

February 27, 2018
Details of the National Indigenous Education & Boarding Symposium in Canberra on March 27 and 28 including the program outline and costs are available now. Confirmation of Keynote speakers will be announced soon. Go to Eventbrite page.... Read more

November 2017 Newsletter

November 26, 2017
The Boarding Australia November 2017 Newsletter features the research paper "Boarding schools for remote secondary Aboriginal learners in the Northern Territory. Smooth transition or rough ride?" by John Guenther, Gina Milgate, Bill Perrett, Tessa B... Read more

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