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“Our aim is to reach out to as many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students as we can, we want to encourage Positivity, Pride and Culture through our program.” – William Gordon, Aboriginal Targeted Programs Coordinator, 3Bridges

Indigenous Learning Programs

750

Young people celebrated NAIDOC within the school environment.

92

young people participated in the Indigenous learning program in 2023.

9

Schools engaged with the Indigenous learning program.

Burbangana Aboriginal Youth Mentoring Program

This free program supports Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander young people aged 15-24 in South Eastern Sydney. Focusing on kicking their education, training, employment and support goals. Young people are connected with a Mentor and a Youth Worker, and supported with one-on-one mentoring, training days, group programs, family drop in, and cultural programs. All mentors and staff are trained Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander workers in the local area.

Traditional Indigenous Games

10 Week Program

RESPECT, CULTURE, INCLUSIVENESS AND RESPONSIBLITY

We use these pillars throughout the Learning of traditional indigenous games. Each pillar is spoken about in depth, students will walk away with an understanding what the pilar means to them.

Yarning Circle

6-10 Week Program

Yarning circle is an age old practice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It is very important for us to yarn about stories, information share and different topics that are important to us.

Traditional Art

6-10 Week Program

Learn about Aboriginal Art.

Create your own artwork! Students are encouraged to express themselves and get creative.

Roots Program

6 -10 Week Program

The Roots program is learning about all things “Black.” We touch on topics of :

  • Political history
  • sports people
  • Defining moments

Yarn Up

Every Tuesday afternoon we encourage all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to attend our Drop In.

There is access to Indigenous and non-Indigenous Youth workers who are there to support from 3:00pm – 5:30pm.

How can we help?

Contact our team for more information on how to get started.

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