RIPA Newsletter May 2017

May 05, 2017
The May 2017 RIPA Roper-Gulf Newsletter is now available. May’s edition congratulates Michelle Bennett on her appointment as RIPA’s Administration Officer. The newsletter also gives a brief overview of the March NT Boarding Forum, how Board... Read more

March 2017 Newsletter

March 30, 2017
The Boarding Australia March 2017 Newsletter takes an in depth look at our 2017 National Conference, and features an article written by Linda Stade (Research Officer at Santa Maria College, Western Australia) entitled "What's Great About Boarding?" ... Read more

Welcome our new Directors

March 01, 2017
Boarding Australia is pleased to announce that Andrew McLeod and Samantha Franklin have joined our Board of Directors.   ANDREW MCLEOD Andrew McLeod hails from the Northern Territory, with proud Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander her... Read more

February 2017 Newsletter

February 24, 2017
In this edition of the Boarding Australia newsletter we welcome our two new Directors - Andrew McLeod and Samantha Franklin. Read about the opening of two new boarding schools (NRL Cowboys House and Nhulunbuy High Boarding School), and find out more ... Read more

2017 Work Experience in Government Program

February 03, 2017
The Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF) is working with the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPMC) to deliver the Work Experience in Government Program (WEX) in Canberra from 27 – 31 March 2017. WEX aims to provide high ... Read more

Call for Abstracts

January 18, 2017
Boarding Australia is keen to highlight innovation in boarding. If you work in a boarding program that has had success in engaging students in the following areas, we’d love to share this at the Boarding Australia 2017 Conference: Community ser... Read more

Boarding fees prohibitive for families

December 13, 2016
More financial assistance 'likely' for remote NT families struggling to access boarding schools Families living in remote parts of the Northern Territory say they are struggling more than anyone in Australia to access appropriate education for their... Read more

Royal Commission Update

November 09, 2016
The expert panel on Indigenous boarding for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse was held on 4 November. The panel expressed many common views about improving boarding for Indigenous students, including the ways in ... Read more

Kormilda College to remain open

October 21, 2016
The news that Kormilda College has secured funding to continue operating in 2017 is a great relief for parents and families in the Northern Territory. Boarding Australia and the Remote Indigenous Parents Association (RIPA) are proud to have played a ... Read more

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