[University of Sydney]
$10m commitment to invest in Aboriginal training and jobs program
So far in 2019, 56 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders have taken their own lives, with more than half of them being under the age of 25.
[Karen Ruiz, Daily Mail]
Australia has one of the highest rates of child suicides in the world
The funding will help the University’s Poche Centre for Indigenous Health expand its customised model of learning support which has so far seen 400 health related qualifications awarded to Aboriginal scholars through TAFE.