Australia Programs

Indigenous youth lead the way

With the support of StarKids, Indigenous youth are gaining leadership skills. When 15-year-old Sydney student Raymond Sarich joined the StarKids-supported Young Mob program he was no different from many teenagers; he lacked self-confidence and didn’t see many options for his future. A year on, his…

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From little things

“If you invest in the early years, it changes people’s whole life” That’s what local school teacher Sarah Mortimer said when asked about the importance of supporting young Aboriginal children in the community of Punmu. Punmu is one of Australia’s most remote communities. Most of…

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Learning for life

StarKids is empowering parents in a remote Aboriginal community. Kupungarri is about 300 kilometres northeast of Derby in Western Australia. It’s one of three Ngarinyin communities partnering with World Vision on early childhood and youth development in the West Kimberley. It’s also where early childhood…

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A Flying Start

Indigenous communities are providing the best start for their children.   In remote Warlpiri communities in Central Australia, small groups of community members are creating big changes for young Indigenous children. With support from Jetstar and generous Australians through StarKids, World Vision assists four Early…

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Young Mob Rules!

With the support of StarKids, Aboriginal youths are building confidence by exploring their culture “It was, like, the first time I actually felt Aboriginal,” says Paul, a 12 year old from Tregear in Sydney’s south west. He’s been participating in the Young Mob Leaders Program,…

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