Investing in outcomes

The National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA) has released the review undertaken into the investment in support for Indigenous secondary boarding by Grant Thornton Australia. Following the Study Away Review the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet requested an independent analysis of the existing investment in support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander secondary students attending […]

President’s report 2018 AGM

It is an important time for Boarding Australia. For many years we have been moving towards becoming a leadership organisation in the Indigenous boarding sector with a particular focus on closing the education gap for students through boarding. In the past 15 months since the last Annual General Meeting (AGM) we have: welcomed Greg Franks […]

Whatever it takes!

I was on a phone conference as a member of the Queensland Education Transition Initiative Governance Group (TIGG) and I kept hearing the term ‘whatever it takes’, a term originating from the leadership in Far North Queensland. I was already impressed with the vigour the Department of Education was taking to address Indigenous boarding but […]