Lisa Fieldhouse and Roni Forrest win Exceptional Contribution to Indigenous Student Boarding

Exceptional Contribution to Indigenous Student Boarding Sponsored by Indigenous Education and Boarding Australia  Dual winners Lisa Fieldhouse, Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia (AISWA) – Future Footprints, WA. Lisa’s focus is on self-respect, respect for others and respect for value systems, but the most important for Lisa is relationships; relationships with students, family, community […]

New Beginnings: Indigenous Education and Boarding Australia

On a warm spring evening, on an open terrace, Indigenous Education and Boarding Australia came into being through the cleansing smoke of local Aboriginal performers from Nunukul Yuggera Aboriginal Dance Group.  In opening the 2019 National Indigenous Education and Boarding Symposium, at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Chairperson, Anthony Bennett, spoke about the decision Boarding […]

St Joseph’s College Student, Isaiah, Wins Award for Exceptional Contribution to the Community

Exceptional Contribution to the Community by an Indigenous Boarding Student   Sponsored by Student Concierge Services  Isaiah, St Joseph’s College, Hunters Hill, NSW Isaiah has consistently contributed to the St Joseph’s College community and is highly regarded by his peers and his teachers. His leadership potential was recognised in his second year at the College when […]

Neil Morison of Dawurr Boarding Wins Excellence in Indigenous Boarding Leadership

Excellence in Indigenous Boarding Leadership Sponsored by Boarding Training Australia Neil Morison, Dawurr Boarding, Nhulunbuy High School, Northern Territory Neil Morison is the Head of Dawurr Boarding, situated in North East Arnhem Land that caters for Aboriginal students in the region. Neil set-up Dawurr in 2016 with 10 weeks to oversee the completion of the […]

ABC Story on Indigenous Boarding

Boarding Australia is ready to provide follow up to the weekend’s report by the ABC questioning the benefits for students and the efficacy of funding over the past 10 years by the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF). The special report presented as a segment of Sunday night’s ABC News and online offered the perspective of […]

5 minutes with Joel Norton

Joel Norton moved to Darwin in 2012 after selling his Adelaide Advertising Company of 12 years. He became Operations Manager for Detention Centres. His experience soon won him the position of Head of Boarding at Marrara Christian College. This year Joel attended the Indigenous Education and Boarding Symposium in Canberra. He shares his thoughts on the event with us. […]