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NSW Aboriginal Nursing and Midwifery Cadetship Program

Monday, April 20th, 2009

NSW Health are offering cadetships for Aboriginal students studying
full-time in Nursing or Midwifery. The program offers:

  • Study allowance of $600 per fortnight during your studies
  • Employment for 12 weeks full-time in your local hospital
  • Support from a Mentor, Clinical Preceptor and Program Coordinator
  • Ongoing employment once you have graduated

Closing date: Friday, 8 May 2009

For further information contact:

Lana Shaw, Project Officer
Nursing and Midwifery Office
NSW Health
Ph: 02 9391 9607 or 1800 330 933

Commonwealth Equity Scholarships

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Commonwealth Equity Scholarships are NOW OPEN for applications

Applications close on 29 May 2009

Don’t miss out, you may be eligible for more than one of these Equity Scholarships – open to TRACKS students, undergraduate students and students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Education at the University of New England.

If you would like to find out more on how to apply, come along to an Information Session presented by Oorala staff:
WHERE: Oorala Aboriginal Centre (Lecture Theatre), University of New England
DATES: Monday, 4 May 2009 OR Thursday, 7 May 2009
TIME: 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Refreshments will be provided in the Foyer

For more information you can contact:
Oorala Aboriginal Centre
Ph: 02 6773 3034

For advice about these scholarships, contact Phillipa Trelford, Project Officer at Oorala (Ph: 02 6773 3105, email:;

Or you can find information at UNE Scholarships link:

All applications for the Commonwealth Equity Scholarships have to be submitted online at the UAC website (University Admissions Centre):

Parliamentary Internship Program

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009


Autumn Graduation

Monday, April 6th, 2009

The Oorala Aboriginal Centre would like to congratulate all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who graduated in the Autumn ceremonies 2009 at UNE:

27 March – Sciences, Medicine and Health
28 March – Education
3 April – Economics, Business and Law
4 April – Arts


Ben Murray – Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)