A $310,000 pilot program helping local Koori girls reach their full potential will be delivered at two Mildura secondary schools.
Minister for Education James Merlino yesterday announced the two-year program that will give about 60 local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls access to a range of activities such as sport, art, music and dance. It will also provide daily support from on-site mentors to identify their goals and aspirations.
The program will be provided by the Stars Foundation and delivered at Mildura Senior College and Chaffey Secondary College.
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