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Support Services

Support Services

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders

Acknowledgment of Country

We would like to acknowledge the Wangal Clan of the Eora Nation, who are the traditional custodians of the land on which we work (Strathfield, NSW).

The Aboriginal Education and Training Unit provides educational, cultural advice and support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Welcome to country (PDF, 1,568KB)

What Support is Available?

Welcome to your educational journey at OTEN from the Aboriginal Education and Training Unit (AETU).

The role of the Aboriginal Education and Training Unit is to provide you with the help and support that you need to successfully complete your course of study and achieve your educational goals.

We can help by:

    • answering enquires/questions about starting your course at OTEN
    • liaising with your course managers/teachers on your behalf
    • guiding you on how distance learning works for Indigenous students and communities
    • providing you with tutorial support (subject to availability)
    • providing reasonable adjustment to allow easier access to learning materials.

We’re sure there are more ways that we can help and support your educational goals, so please do not hesitate to contact us.

Phone: 1300 888 010 or (02) 9715 8066
Email: Aboriginal.Services@tafensw.edu.au

Social Media
Facebook : www.facebook .com/oten.aboriginalsupport

Useful websites

This website contains a wide range of scholarships available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. 

On Creative Spirits you can browse and explore information about Aboriginal culture.

Indigenous Jobs Australia is a national employment website dedicated to connecting Indigenous Australian job seekers with employers that are searching for Indigenous employees.

KOORI MAIL – Breaking news on Indigenous issues The National Indigenous Newspaper published since 1991.

INFOKOORI – Search past editions of the Koori Mai l A searchable index to the Koori Mail from its inception in 1991. It also includes biographical information on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples from the magazines: Dawn (1952-1969), New Dawn (1970-1975) and Identity (1971-1982).

AIATSIS - Leading research, collecting and publishing Institution in the field of Australian Indigenous Studies

Australian Institute of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Studies has a 'Family History Unit' to assist anyone of Indigenous heritage with their family history research.

State Records NSW - For anyone researching and exploring the official archives of the state of New South Wales.

State Records houses NSW government archives. They date from the 1788 First Fleet Convict Indents and include records relating to shipping, land settlement, Aboriginal people, public works, court cases, hotel licences and other matters handled by public offices.

We hope to hear from you soon.

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