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 […]

Kinross Wolaroi School wins the inaugural Excellence in Indigenous Boarding Award

Kinross Wolaroi School (KWS) is the inaugural winner of the Excellence in Indigenous Boarding Award. The award recognises the extensive efforts taken by a boarding school or residence to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boarders. Jointly sponsored by the Australian Boarding Schools Association (ABSA) and Boarding Australia (BA) the award was presented to KWS […]

Resilience research brings students, schools and communities together in Cairns

The resilience research project is focused on supporting the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. The National Health and Medical Research Council funded a 5-year research partnership between Central Queensland University (CQU), Queensland Department of Education’s Transition Support Services (TSS) and 17 boarding schools across Queensland. The project aims to connect boarding school […]