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Yalari Creative Writing Competition

  To kick off Reconciliation Week this year we launched a painting and creative writing competition for our students and alumni. This was an opportunity for them to get away from that computer screens, dust off their paintbrushes and pencils and find something to...

Yalari Student Painting Competition

  To kick off Reconciliation Week this year we launched a painting and creative writing competition for our students, who were working from home. This was an opportunity for them to get away from that computer screens, dust off their paintbrushes and pencils and find...

Caught Between Worlds – Kiara Sutton, Year 12 Student

  The following is a memoir written by Year 12 student, Kiara Sutton. As I look upon the horizon and watch the sun slowly set, as I’m drawing shapes in the sand, my nan begins to talk about my great grandfather. She talks about the complex fabric of his...

Every ticket counts… A partnership between Yalari & Humanitix

  Humanitix is the not-for-profit ticketing platform that gives events impact. They make event management a breeze and give 100% of the profits from booking fees to education projects, including Yalari. As an event organiser, there’s no better feeling than...

Yalari Supporter, Dan Pittorino Has Done it Again!

  Dan's our man! From running a marathon through the Moroccan desert in 2017 to hosting Yalari information evenings in the middle of London, Dan never has Yalari far from his heart. "So, due to the lock-down, there is no dinner to attend nor any wild race...

Catching Up With Our Inspiring Alumni

    Jodene Garstone Class of 2016 | Geelong Grammar School Right now, I am in my final year of my Arts degree majoring in Peace and Conflict Studies. I have plans to continue studying in Canberra. I have applied and I am just waiting to hear back from the university....

Supporting Our Students In a Changing World

  Yalari Student Support Manager, Gary O’Brien explains how the team is overcoming recent challenges with positive effect. The student support team have been a significant part of Yalari since it began in 2006 with three students at Toowoomba Grammar School and The...

Lachie Toovey Bound for Princeton

Yalari alumnus and Churchie old boy Lachlan Toovey has recently been accepted to study at Princeton University, Princeton New Jersey. Original article from https://churchieoldboys.com.au/bound-for-princeton - “At the Queensland Certificate (QCE) Achievement Awards...

A Message From Llew Mullins

My hope for today, all around the world, is that people can speak up, others will listen, judgment is pushed to the side and people feel respected and understood. However, I know there is pain as people walk the streets today and that the fear and anger is palpable...

Mabo Day at Yalari

Today at Yalari we celebrate Mabo day. June the 3rd is Mabo Day and commemorates the courageous efforts of Eddie Koiki Mabo to overturn the fiction of terra nullius (land belonging to no-one), the legal concept that Australia and the Torres Strait Islands...

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