MEDIA RELEASE

JAN 13

Going to School matters – the Remote School Attendance Strategy starts its second year

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator the Hon. Nigel Scullion, was on hand to assist local School Attendance Officers at Gunbalanya do the morning school run to make sure children made their first day of school for 2015.

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FEB 11

Closing the Gap

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator the Hon Nigel Scullion has said that whilst the 2014 Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage report found there had been no overall improvement in Indigenous School attendance rates from 2007 to 2013, the Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS) is working with 73 schools and 69 communities to ensure children go to school every day. Now in its second year, the RSAS is showing promising signs of success.

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