The Manganese Mining Industry on Groote Eylandt Northern Territory

This term my Year 3 students are learning about different aspects of their local community and environment. They have interviewed their parents to discuss aspects of their job and are soon to be interviewing Indigenous community members to find out about their family background, working life and their opinion on manganese mining. Most white...

Book Week 2014

It was Book Week at our school a few weeks ago…and what’s a Book Week without a ‘dress as your favourite character’ competition? As you can probably tell, I don’t muck around when it comes to dress-ups; especially when it’s for a school function. I get a thrill out of making myself look as...

Exploring Groote Eylandt with Dad

My dad came to visit me while I was on school holidays. He flew in on a Wednesday morning and left the following Monday; a bit of a whirl-wind trip, but then again, what is there to do on a remote island in the Northern Territory? The below photos would indicate that there’s in...
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