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The Koorie Academy of Excellence is delighted to announce that 2019 Mid-Year Applications are now open to join the North-Western Victoria Region (NWVR) Koorie Academy of Excellence (KAE).

The KAE is a joint initiative between the Victorian Aboriginal Education Association Incorporated (VAEAI) and the Victorian Department of Education and Training (DET). 

Our purpose is to nurture the next generation of Koorie leaders by supporting our members to be culturally strong and to aspire towards achieving a study/career pathway of their choice.

Students are eligible to apply whom:

• identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.
• are currently studying in Year 7, Year 8, Year 9 or Year 10. 
• are enrolled in a north-west metro state government secondary school. 

This includes the Hume Moreland area from Brunswick out to Sunbury and Craigieburn; and the North East Melbourne areas from Richmond out to Whittlesea and St Andrews.

Enrolment applications close on Thursday, 18th July 2019. 

All applicants will be required to provide a copy of their school report and a character reference from a community member or a school teacher/principal with their application, before attending an interview with a parent/carer present. Interviews are scheduled to take place during the week of July 29th to August 4th.

For more information please access the documents below 

LETTER OF INVITATION

FACT SHEET

PROGRAM SNAPSHOT 

APPLICATION FORM


If you have any questions regarding the KAE and the application process, please contact the 

Koorie Academy Liaison Officers (KALOs):
Tyson Austin | E: austin.tyson.r@edumail.vic.gov.au | T: 9084 9152 | M: 0447 698 331
Sharna Colgan | E: colgan.sharna.l@edumail.vic.gov.au | T: 9084 9148 | M: 0457 527 642

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