Benefits boost to close indigenous schooling gap

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 […]

Media Release: Indigenous Education Is Not Welfare

Is this election ignoring the education needs of vulnerable regional and remote Indigenous boarding students? INDIGENOUS VOICES AND APPROPRIATE FUNDING ARE THE KEY TO EDUCATIONAL SUCCESS For many young Indigenous people from the bush there are few education options other than to leave their family and country to become boarding students in unfamiliar cities, large […]

Media release: ABSTUDY reforms a welcomed start

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 boarding and educational experiences for Indigenous students, has been advocating for ABSTUDY reforms for over 20 years. Boarding Australia […]