Reclaiming Aspiration – Open Futures

Reclaiming Aspiration – Open Futures

Watching kids of the East Kimberley go about their life in community, one gets a rather uncomfortable front row seat to the wide disparity that exists between aspiration and opportunity. One might add another element into the pool, that ethereal creature: potential....
Between aspiration and opportunity – Open Futures

Between aspiration and opportunity – Open Futures

At first glance, it was an outdoor film night set in the yard of the local Aboriginal Corporation’s premises. Older folk were gathered in the back of the space on rows of chairs, while younger children sat cross-legged on sheets placed on the ground. The kids wanted...
Emerging leadership – The Open Exchange

Emerging leadership – The Open Exchange

After graduating from high school, Kununurra resident Natasha Short enlisted in the Australian Army Reserves. It was a decision that would ultimately shape the next twenty years of her life, during which time the young mother of two would become a highly sought after...