Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

Respectful relationships education

Providing respectful relationships education (RRE) to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students requires understanding appropriate community protocols. Adaptation of RRE resources is recommended to ensure cultural safety for students of all ages.

Examples of local practice

Strong healthy proud and safe

An evidence based approach to sexual health and relationships education in remote far-north Queensland schools.
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Resources for Yolngu women and girls

Supporting understanding of sexual health and reproduction.
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Borroloola - We Alright

This page explores the impact of a school-wide program that seeks to enable Aboriginal students to become “double culture people”, proud and knowledgeable in their own culture/s and adept in the codes of Western culture and curriculum.
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Ngukurr school video

View this five-minute music video made by students from the Ngukurr School in Katherine. It promotes respect for women, for culture and for kinship groups and to break the silence about violence against women and girls.