Stories - Cape York Partnership

STORIES

Pursuing Indigenous Empowerment

Stories

Growing Confidence and Giving Back

Growing Confidence and Giving Back

Lenore Casey graduated from the Excelling Leaders Phase of the Program in 2015 and, since ...
Read More
Noel Pearson begins National Press Club address in Guugu Yimidhirr language – video

Noel Pearson begins National Press Club address in Guugu Yimidhirr language – video

  Indigenous leader Noel Pearson begins his address at the National Press Club in his ...
Read More
A New Pathway After School

A New Pathway After School

Shaunica Leecheu’s mother and grandmother set up a SET account for her when she was ...
Read More
Have a Grow

Have a Grow

When Colin Peemuggina and his mother, Delma, combined their green thumbs, the results received a ...
Read More
Growing Optimism

Growing Optimism

When Derek Deemal began growing plants, he also began growing pride and enthusiasm. Before joining ...
Read More
Turning Lives Around

Turning Lives Around

Sonny Bin Garape commenced employment at Bama Services in 2011 as a landscape maintenance crewmember. ...
Read More
Setting Kids up for School

Setting Kids up for School

Robina Pamtoonda wanted to make sure her three children, Annyesha (15 years), Tessie (10 years), ...
Read More
Blossoming Families

Blossoming Families

Marilyn Kepple tends people and plants. As a community counsellor with the Royal Flying Doctor ...
Read More

Grandparents Day

Hope Vale Strong Families staff held a Grandparents Day event in November to celebrate the ...
Read More
Stepping Stones to Employment

Stepping Stones to Employment

Liam Kerindun is 17 years old and has been disengaged from school and work. He ...
Read More

Rediscovering lost language

The ancient language of the Guugu Yimidhirr has the very best chance of surviving and ...
Read More

Kicking Goals

Bradwell Dick and Richie Barba are two teenage boys out to kick some goals in ...
Read More
Supporting Today’s Leaders to Nurture the Leaders of Tomorrow

Supporting Today’s Leaders to Nurture the Leaders of Tomorrow

Selina Bowen joined the Program as a Skilling Leader in 2014. She has now graduated ...
Read More
Loving Mum

Loving Mum, Hard Worker and Leader of Tomorrow

Val Williams started out with the Cape York Leaders Program as an Academic Leader from ...
Read More
Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Maryann Kerindun didn’t want to just sit around during her retirement. Now, thanks to MPower ...
Read More
MPower = Girl Power

MPower = Girl Power

Courtney Perrier is online and on track to make the most of her gap year. ...
Read More
Westpac donation strikes a chord with students

Westpac donation strikes a chord with students

Djarragun College students are jamming, since a $19,000 donation from the Westpac Matching Gifts program ...
Read More
SET Sail on Your Child’s Education

SET Sail on Your Child’s Education

Harold Bowen is about to send his son on an exciting educational journey. The electrician ...
Read More
Growing Families

Growing Families

Seedlings and children both flourish in gardens. Just ask the Coen families who got together ...
Read More
Growing Opportunities

Growing Opportunities

Working with POP has been child’s play for Heather Woolla. Since she joined the program ...
Read More
Scroll to Top