In Kununurra, students from years 7 to 12 from Kununurra District High School participate in the Follow the Dream/Partnerships for Success program. Rio Tinto Argyle Diamonds and Community Investment WA, and the Education Department of WA have supported the program in Kununurra since 2004.
Dr Sue Gordon’s speech at Rio Tinto and Graham (Polly) Farmer Foundation Partnership event
‘Don’t let life change your goals, because achieving your goals can change your life.’ This quote is from a young Aboriginal man from the inland Pilbara community of Wakathuni, who graduated Year 12 at Tom Price Senior High School in 2013 and went on to study at the University of Western Australia. His dreams are […]
Rio Tinto ensure bright future for Indigenous students
Future prospects for Western Australian Aboriginal students just got a lot brighter following an injection of $2.7 million by Rio Tinto into an education program which helps them realise their dreams. The Graham (Polly) Farmer Foundation’s Follow the Dream/Partnerships for Success program has now been supporting Aboriginal students since 1997 and has helped almost 650 […]
Kununurra student in France
Clarissa Bin Omar, a student from the Kununurra Follow the Dream/Partnerships for Success program won a Rotary Scholarship late in 2014 and is now studying in France. According to her co-ordinator Emma Lutz she is doing really well and loving it.
Lessons in Thailand
Students from Kununurra District High School had a history lesson with a difference when their classroom moved from the Kimberley to Kanchanaburi in western Thailand.