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Indigenous education

indigenous.gov.au

Shares information, news, stories and events of interest to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians or those working in Indigenous affairs. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are warned that this web site may contain images of deceased people.

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)

Conducts, facilitates and promotes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies, especially through research, collections and publications. This site provides information about AIATSIS, their programs, archives, library and Native Title Research Unit. There are also links to resources for family history, research grants and publications.

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

Commonwealth scholarships

Assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from low socio-economic backgrounds, particularly those from rural and regional areas, with costs associated with higher education.

Department of Industry

Dare to Lead

Outlines a Commonwealth funded national project with a focus on improving educational outcomes for Indigenous students.

Department of Education

Indigenous Cadetship Program

The Department of Human Services Indigenous Cadetship Program assists students to complete study at an approved tertiary institution.

Department of Human Services

Indigenous higher education

Offers information on Indigenous higher education. Click on the Programs link in the navigation bar to see all programs.

Department of Education

Indigenous higher education units

Indigenous Higher Education Units are located in universities around Australia. These Units provide support to Indigenous students, further Indigenous academic studies, create a network of Indigenous students and academics and provide an Indigenous presence on university campuses.

Department of Industry

Indigenous schooling

Provides information on government policies and programs for Indigenous schooling. Includes links to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander schooling programs.

Department of Education

Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage

A regular report used by all Australian governments, the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples, the Australian Bureau of Statistics and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare to understand the nature of Indigenous disadvantage and as a result has helped to inform the development of policies to address Indigenous disadvantage.

Productivity Commission

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