Learning on Country program provides a pathway to work, say Yolŋu
National Indigenous Radio Service, 25 September 2014
Executive Support Officer at Dhimurru Aboriginal Corporation Thomas Amagula tells Adam Evans he believes the Learning on Country program helps students see a career in their future.
Getting Yolŋu kids on track
National Indigenous Radio Service, 24 September 2014
Senior Cultural Advisor Djalinda Yunupingu tells the story of a troubled young man who went on to improve his life through school and mentorship from the Dhimurru rangers.
Ms Yunupingu says the young man became a spokesman for the program on the Prime Minister's recent trip to the area, and is representative of the potential Learning on Country has for improving discipline, respect and justice outcomes.
Prime Minister's visit offers opportunity to showcase ideas for increasing attendance
National Indigenous Radio Service, 23 September 2014
Program Coordinator Dr Jonathan Wearne told the NIRS he was pleased about the level of interest Tony Abbott and his ministers had displayed in the Learning on Country program as a means for improving attendance.
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