Earlier this month IEBA called for the Australian parliament to act to increase incomes for Indigenous families and keep students in boarding. We congratulate the Morrison government on following through on their commitment to the 50 Years of ABSTUDY measures and introducing this legislation to parliament. Benefits boost to close indigenous schooling gap The Australian […]
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ABSTUDY workshops presented by Indigenous Education and Boarding Australia during May will help boarding schools collect extra revenue next year, better engage with parents and communities and benefit through new scholarships in 2020. The ABSTUDY Workshops were designed to help boarding school staff better understand the ABSTUDY system and the opportunities and benefits of the […]
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 alleviate risks to students who have to travel multiple journeys to attend school. Steve Florrison, webinar leader […]