Indigenous students learn "deadly skills" at Hunter TAFE Kurri Kurri
From the Newcastle Herald, 11 May 2016.
INDIGENOUS students from Hunter schools have gathered at TAFE’s Kurri Kurri campus for an event that empowers Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth to pursue higher education.
More than 170 indigenous students in years 10 to 12 attended the second annual Deadly Skills – It’s Your Future, Claim It event, which is a collaboration between Hunter TAFE, the Newcastle Knights and the Aboriginal Learning Circle (Hunter).
Students heard from Knights players Dane Gagai, Jaelen Feeney and Robbie Rochow, NRL ambassador George Rose, past and present Indigenous Women’s All Stars Players, Australian Jillaroos representatives Emma and Julie Young and Aboriginal artist Saretta Fielding.