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June 8, 2018

Thank you to Middle Park Primary School in Victoria for this wonderful blog piece about their Stomp Out The Gap Day! The creativity the students put into their activities is fantastic and shows just how committed the school is in learning more about Aboriginal and Torr...

June 5, 2018

Join us on 6 June for Stomp Out The Gap day. Together we can help close the education gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students.

August 16, 2017

We love to share updates on all of our partner communities and encourage conversations about Indigenous achievement. This month the focus is on Woorabinda.

We had a chat to Jon Opie, Head of Special Education at Woorabinda State School,  about the positive impact the Ca...

August 11, 2017

An exciting highlight for this year has been the introduction of  the ‘Give Me Five’ awards in Woorabinda as part of the Starting Block Program. 

Launched in Term 1 this year, the 'Give Me Five' award identifies students with an attendance rate below 85%. Thes...

July 17, 2017

When Cathy Freeman was a young girl, she had a dream that she would one day win Olympic Gold.  

"Growing up I was fortunate to have had the opportunity to experience a quality education and recognise my potential as an athlete. With opportunities and the right supp...

June 29, 2017

We love to bring you the most up-to-date news on our programs and encourage conversations about Indigenous achievement, so we’ve put together a series of stories called Footprints. Footprints celebrates the great things happening in our partner schools, whether it’s sh...

February 4, 2017

This year the Cathy Freeman Foundation will celebrate 10 years of providing educational opportunities and support to children and families of Palm Island in north Queensland.

“I never imagined that we would have the privilege to work with the beautiful and talented chil...

February 3, 2017

Last year the Cathy Freeman Foundation hosted 88 students who attended Horizons camps at destinations including Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra. The Year 7-8 camp held in Canberra earlier in the year was a particular highlight with students having the opportunity to mee...

February 3, 2017

More Indigenous children are completing Year 12 than ever before and whilst there is still a long way to go in closing the education gap, the Foundation is proud to celebrate and share in the achievements of students from our community partners.

Last year for the first...

February 3, 2017

This year we are thrilled to launch an exciting new community engagement initiative, which aims to encourage students to attend school with a walk through their community on the first day of each semester, collecting students along the way.

The ‘Today is a School Day’ c...

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