Yalari Update: Norah Hegedus

The Langports Foundation provides funds for scholarships for Indigenous children to attend private Australian high schools, which includes boarding for 5 years. Our current student, Norah Hegedus, has just completed Year 9 at St Hilda's on the Gold Coast, and we are happy to share her Semester 2 report below with you. We wish her all the best next year! As the 2017 school year comes to a close there are twenty one Year 12 students who are now “new graduates” and finishing their time at partner schools. All of our graduates leave with hopes and dreams for their future, along with solid plans to follow to make those dreams reality, whether they be heading off to the world of work or further

The Langports Foundation Visits Cherbourg State School

John France (Langports Founder) was the first person at Langports to be introduced to the Aboriginal community of Cherbourg by Waverley Stanley, the founder of Yalari (www.yalari.org). Waverley was invited to visit his hometown at the end of the school year, to present certificates at the school he attended as a child. Waverley invited John to join him. John was deeply moved by the occasion and the children at the school. He decided then and there that we should help the school Principal in anyway we could. Attendance rates had been a concern to the Principal and he was trying to find ways to improve this. We offered to provide each primary school child with a book at the end of the yea

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