What’s On

The Polly Farmer Foundation are committed to providing academic, leadership and cultural opportunities and experiences for our students. Our current planned activities for 2023 are below. Activities, events and camps are subject to change and continuously added throughout the year.

January 2024

  • 14-19 January: National Indigenous Business Summer School WA (NIBSSWA) 2024 Camp | Broome (PFF Bronze Sponsor)
  • January TBA: Sydney Aspirations Camp | Sydney (Muswellbrook FTD)

February 2024

  • 20 February: Karratha STEM Rio Tinto Incursion @ Tambrey Primary School 3-4.30pm | Karratha STEM
  • 20 February: Wickham STEM Rio Tinto Incursion @ Wickham Primary School 2.45-4pm | Wickham STEM
  • 22 February: Roebourne Learning Club Rio Tinto Incursion @ Roebourne Primary School | Roebourne Learning Club
  • 22 February: Karratha STEM Rio Tinto Incursion @ Tambrey Primary School 3-4.30pm | Karratha STEM

March 2024

  • 13-19 March: Brisbane Career and Cultural Camp (Thomas Draper) | St Philip’s College 
  • 18 March: International Woman’s Day Breakfast | Sevenoaks FTD by invitation
  • 18-22 March: Year 5 Hedland primary programs Cultural Belonging Camp with Ngurrangga Tours in Dampier | Dampier (all Hedland primary programs by invitation) 
  • 21 March: Carnarvon FTD Compact Signing Event 5.30pm @ Carnarvon Sailing Club | Carnarvon FTD
  • 24-27 March: Broome Follow the Dream Perth University and Careers Camp | Perth (Broome FTD)

April 2024

  • 15-17 April: Pilbara Aspiring Leaders Camp | Perth (Hedland programs by invitation)
  • 17-19 April: Mt Lawley Wheatbelt Camp | Yarragin Rock (Mt Lawley Outreach FTD)
  • 22-24 April: On Country Collie Camp with Ernie Hill | Collie (Bunbury FTD)
  • 26 April: Follow the Dream Room official opening | St Philip’s College Discovery Centre Alice Springs
  • 29 April: AHCWA WA Aboriginal Youth Conference “We are the Change – Breaking the Barriers | Perth (By Invitation)
  • 30 April: Karratha STEM Rio Tinto Incursion @ Tambrey Primary School 3-4.30pm | Karratha STEM
  • 30 April: Wickham STEM Rio Tinto Incursion @ Wickham Primary School 2.45-4pm | Wickham STEM
  • 30 April: PFF Alumni Scholarship Recipients Morning Tea | East Perth Football Club (By Invitation)

May 2024

  • 2 May: Roebourne Learning Club Rio Tinto Incursion @ Roebourne Primary School | Roebourne Learning Club
  • 2 May: Karratha STEM Rio Tinto Incursion @ Tambrey Primary School 3-4.30pm | Karratha STEM
  • 6-8 May: Polly Farmer Foundation CEO Pilbara Road Trip | Newman, Paraburdoo, Tom Price, Hedland, Karratha, Roebourne, Wickham Follow the Dream Primary Programs
  • 7 May: Broome FTD Compact Signing event | Broome FTD
  • 7-8 May: BHP Indigenous Social Investment Partner Symposium | Melbourne (By invitation)
  • 8 May: Tom Price and Paradurdoo FTD Compact Signing Event 5.30pm @ Tom Price Senior High School | Tom Price FTD
  • 10-12 May: Geraldton Culture and Leadership Camp | Geraldton (Geraldton and Champion Bay FTD)
  • 20 May: Karratha FTD Compact Signing Event @ Rio Tinto Karratha Office | Gumala Mirnuwarni and St Luke’s FTD Karratha
  • 20 May: Law Society Youth Civic Leadership Day for Aboriginal Youth | Perth (By invitation)
  • 21-25 May: Ayres Rock Resort Careers Camp | Alice Springs Programs
  • 27 May-3 June: Reconciliation Week
  • 27 May: Polly Farmer House Official Opening and RAP Launch | 29 West Parade, Perth (By Invitation)
  • 29 May: Alice Springs Reconciliation Week celebration | Alice Springs Programs 

June 2024

  • 18 June: Motorola Scholarship Recipients Morning Tea | Polly Farmer House (By invitation)

July 2024

  • 7-14 July: NAIDOC week
  • 22-26 July: Geraldton FTD Careers Camp | Perth (Geraldton and Champion Bay FTD)
  • 22-26 July: Albany FTD Careers Camp | Perth (Albany FTD)
  • 22-26 July: Centralian Senior College Leadership Camp | Perth (Centralian FTD)
  • 22-27 July: Kununurra Careers Camp | Perth (Kununurra FTD)
  • 25 July: PFF Careers Breakfast @ RAC Arena (followed by SkillsWest Expo) | RAC Arena, FTD programs and alumni (By invitation)
  • 30 July: Karratha STEM Rio Tinto Incursion @ Tambrey Primary School 3-4.30pm | Karratha STEM
  • 30 July: Wickham STEM Rio Tinto Incursion @ Wickham Primary School 2.45-4pm | Wickham STEM

August 2024

  • 1 August: Roebourne Learning Club Rio Tinto Incursion @ Roebourne Primary School | Roebourne Learning Club
  • 1 August: Karratha STEM Rio Tinto Incursion @ Tambrey Primary School 3-4.30pm | Karratha STEM

September 2024

  • 9-11 September: Tephina Gorge Primary Schools | Alice Springs FTD

October 2024

  • 7-11 October: Derby Careers and Tertiary Education Camp | Perth (Derby FTD) 
  • 15-18 October: Perth STEM camp, all primary programs @ Swan Valley Adventure Park | Perth (Hedland/Karratha/Roebourne/Wickham/Tom Price/Paradurdoo/Newman/Kalgoorlie/Groote by invitation)
  • 17 October: Polly Farmer Follow the Dream Leadership and Cultural Day | Optus Stadium (By invitation)
  • 22 October: Karratha STEM Rio Tinto Incursion @ Tambrey Primary School 3-4.30pm | Karratha STEM
  • 22 October: Wickham STEM Rio Tinto Incursion @ Wickham Primary School 2.45-4pm | Wickham STEM
  • 24 October: Roebourne Learning Club Rio Tinto Incursion @ Roebourne Primary School | Roebourne Learning Club
  • 24 October: Karratha STEM Rio Tinto Incursion @ Tambrey Primary School 3-4.30pm | Karratha STEM

November 2024

  • 14 November: Carnarvon FTD Awards Night 5.30pm @ Carnarvon Sailing Club | Carnarvon FTD

December 2024

  • 12 December: Term 4 concludes