From Model to Role Model

Among the notable Australians pausing to reflect on the 50th anniversary of the historic 1967 Aboriginal referendum will be the one-time model, turned pillar of Indigenous education, Lois Peeler.

By Luke Waters. This is a story about Lois Peeler on inspiring the next generation of Indigenous Australians – SBS.

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From Little Things – empowering young Aboriginal women with skills and confidence

Imagine leaving behind your family, your country, your way of life. All at the age of 12. That is what it takes for young women to pursue an education at Worawa Aboriginal College — Victoria’s only independent Aboriginal school and the first of only two Aboriginal-controlled boarding schools in Australia.

By photojournalist Jane Cowan. This is a story about Worawa College empowering young Aboriginal women with skills and confidence – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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