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December 11, 2018

The Cathy Freeman Foundation is proud to celebrate and congratulate the first male student to graduate from his remote island school in Wurrumiyanga on the Tiwi Islands. A remarkable achievement for a community that only two years earlier celebrated the first student t...

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.

May 21, 2018

21 May, 2018

The Cathy Freeman Foundation is calling on all schools across Australia to hold a gold-coin fundraiser to help stomp out the education gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous children.

Stomp Out The Gap (6 June) is a day that students, teachers, and parent...

December 13, 2017

With the school year coming to an end, we’d like to acknowledge and give thanks to all of the amazing people that continue to support Indigenous kids in school and ensure the success of our program delivery in the wonderful communities that we work with.

We have started...

October 11, 2017

We are thrilled to announce that founding Chair and dear friend of the Cathy Freeman Foundation, Andrew Cannon AM, has clicked over the 10,000km mark and arrived back in Melbourne last night after an amazing two month journey through Outback Australia in celebration of...

October 4, 2017

After a well deserved break, the 10,000km journey continues for Andrew Cannon AM and the 1924 vintage Vauxhall.

In the last few days the car has covered approximately 800km and a trip total of 8,800km. An interesting fact: the car has been powered by 13.2 litres of fuel...

September 20, 2017

We are very excited to share that as of today Andrew Cannon AM has crossed over the 8,000km mark! This is an absolutely incredible effort with a car that was made almost 100 years ago and is indeed the longest journey across Australia in a car of this vintage

Andrew's a...

September 13, 2017

Thank you to Hon. Nigel Scullion, Minister for Indigenous Affairs, for this very special message acknowledging the Cathy Freeman Foundation's work over the past 10 years. 

On behalf of everyone at the Cathy Freeman Foundation, we thank the Federal Government for it...

September 13, 2017

It was wonderful to see Cathy Freeman and founding Chair of the Cathy Freeman Foundation, Andrew Cannon AM, in Palm Island this week to help celebrate the Foundation's 10 year anniversary. 

Andrew and Cathy were warmly welcomed by old friends and members of the Pal...

September 12, 2017

In case you missed it, Channel Nine's Today Show celebrated Cathy Freeman Foundation's 10 Year Anniversary by interviewing Cathy and Andrew Cannon AM on Sunday 10 September, 2017.

Cathy and Andrew had just covered almost 600km in the 1920s Vauxhall from Hughenden to Tow...

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