Program helps Indigenous youth – Swinburne University

by aanationtalk on December 18, 2012340 Views

18 Dec 2012

A unique program that allows Indigenous youth to further their education at Swinburne TAFE has produced its first graduates.

The generosity of two Swinburne University of Technology alumni has seen two talented young Indigenous men from the Northern Territory given the opportunity to complete and graduate with a Certificate III in Community Services Work.

This was the first year of the Palmary Development Programthat allows Indigenous and under privileged young adults to further their education at Swinburne and pursue their sporting abilities at St Mary’s Salesian Amateur Football Club in Melbourne.

The St Mary’s Salesian/Swinburne connection has been forged by the architects of the program, Allen Martello and Norbert Graetzer, who are also Swinburne alumni.

Read more: http://www.swinburne.edu.au/chancellery/mediacentre/media-centre/news/2012/12/program-helps-indigenous-youth

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