2019 archived Grants in Action

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WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that the following articles may contain images and voices of deceased persons.

Date Story heading Story summary
1 Mar 2019 Bright Lights, Big City

Shepherdson College, based in Elcho Island just off the Northern Territory coast, used a $5,000 from the Small Grants for Rural Communities program was put towards a trip to Sydney for four staff and 28 students who completed an incentive-based program designed to lift their school attendance to above 80 per cent.

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