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Aboriginal Education Services


Aboriginal Education Services

Aboriginal Education Services (AES) supports Department of Education Learning Services, schools, colleges and child and family centres to develop practices and environments that improve educational outcomes for Aboriginal students and that address the Australian Curriculum cross-curriculum priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and              [More +] 


Aboriginal Sharers of Knowledge (ASK) program     

          ASK Guidelines and Application form   

                 Aboriginal Cultural Educator Registration form         


         Co-ordinator: Paul Mabb

         Phone: (03) 6165 5483




Aboriginal Education Services –Funding for Schools
Aboriginal Education Services provides targetted funding support to Tasmanian Government schools to support initiatives that close the gap in educational outcomes for Aboriginal students and that address the cross curriculum priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures.               [More +]                
TMAG Tours for Schools with an Aboriginal Learning Facilitator
AES and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) have collaborated to employ an Aboriginal Learning Facilitator (ALF) to encourage and facilitate more public schools to visit TMAG for guided tours and cultural education programs.
Teachers can book groups into:
1.    Introductory Tour of ningina tunapri
2.    Introductory Tour of Our land: Parrawa, Parrawa! Go away!
3.    Self-guided tours
4.    2016 Tasmanian Aboriginal Culture Education Program – waranta mulaka yula
                                                 We, the Tasmanian Aboriginal Community, hunt muttonbirds.     [More+]
Bush Kinder – Sustainability Learning Centre, Mount Nelson
Pre-school children can learn more about the bush in a culturally responsive way be learning alongside Aboriginal people.
Parents can bring their pre-school family and teachers can bring their kinder or Launching into Learning students to the weekly Bush Kinder sessions at Mount Nelson this year.
The Bush Kinder at the Sustainability Learning Centre is a joint venture between Aboriginal Education Services and the Sustainability Learning Centre.
See flyers below for more information.

2016 NAIDOC Week : Songlines: The living narrative of our nation

NAIDOC celebrations are held around Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
The week is celebrated not just in the Aboriginal communities but also in increasing numbers of government agencies, schools, local councils and workplaces.
Here are some ideas on how to celebrate NAIDOC Week from the NAIDOC website:  Celebrating NAIDOC week page
Is your school or CFC planning an event or activity to celebrate NAIDOC Week this July? Funding is available under the Indigenous Advancement Strategy to help communities to celebrate NAIDOC Week 2016:  2016 NAIDOC grant funding round is now open
Hurry! Applications for funding closes on 29/04/2016



Resource Centre (Library)
Phone: (03) 6165 5480

Aboriginal Education Services
GPO Box 169
Hobart  Tas  7001
30 Raminea Road Lindisfarne 7015 (entrance via Brammall Street)
Phone: (03) 6165 5478
Fax:     (03) 6233 2466
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