Local Life

The hand of sorrow

Each member of the Carroll College Broulee community created a ‘Sorry Hand’ to outline their commitment to reconciliation as part of National Sorry Day and Reconciliation Week. The hands were planted in the ground to connect them to the country in which students learn and play.

Florey get together

Year 3 students from St John the Apostle Primary school enjoyed a visit from St Francis Xavier College students. The Year 11 SFX students spent time reading books with Year 3 but, most importantly, having fun.




Holy Family goes hiking

Year 5 students from Holy Family Primary Gowrie had an adventure as part of their continued focus on outdoor exploration. They walked up to Gibraltar Look Out and also explored the Tidbinbilla sun dials.



Hearing the stories

Good Shepherd Primary Amaroo was visited by Aboriginal dancer, entertainer and comedian Sean Choolburra as part of Reconciliation Week. He told students fascinating Aboriginal stories about hunting and they practised Aboriginal dancing.




Deputy PM visits Hennessy

Deputy Prime Minister and local Member Michael McCormack headed to Young to congratulate students at Hennessy College who took part in the annual ANZAC writing competition. Year 7 student Sarah (right) won the east division for secondary schools and was joined by participants Lillian and Elisabeth. The competition is an initiative of Mr McCormack to showcase the talent of Riverina students.

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