Language is an essential part of life, culture and identity and with 90% of Aboriginal languages considered endangered, the time to protect languages is now.
In 2017, the NSW Government created the first legislation in Australia to acknowledge the importance of revitalising First Languages. TAFE NSW offers courses in Aboriginal language and culture.
“We, gathered at the 2017 National Constitutional Convention, coming from all points of the southern sky, make this statement from the heart”.
Charles Darwin University is offering courses in three Indigenous Australian languages this year, more than any other university in the country.
TAFE Queensland shares the stories of three of its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, all on very different career pathways, yet all united by their determination to succeed.
Djuker Willis-Hart, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year at the 2019 Tasmanian Training Awards, is now an indigenous tour guide with wukalina walk, an Aboriginal owned and operated guided walk in North East Tasmania, thanks to his Certificate III in Guiding at TasTAFE.
TasTAFE CEO Jenny Dodd talks about the support provided to their Aboriginal students by their Aboriginal Training Programs Team including throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
As part of Reconciliation Week, Saxon Phipps, Founder and Managing Director of Year13 talks to Truth Project facilitator Scott Wilson to learn about his experience of working with Australian youth and in particular Aboriginal children. Their conversation unpacks stories, questions and ideas on what it means to be #InThisTogether.
Artist and TAFE NSW student Alanna Shorter has launched her own business and her artworks are brightening up prominent Coffs Harbour locations such as Headspace, Fresh Dental Care, Coffs Hospital Mental Health Unit and Korora Lookout.
Northern Territory 2019 Training Provider of the Year Charles Darwin University is committed to improving life outcomes for its regional and remote Indigenous VET students.
Shanae Brown, a proud Dunghutti/Gamilaroi woman is celebrating her personal success as the first person in her family to complete a TAFE NSW qualification and to pursue a career as a nurse at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney.