Resources developed by Dare to Lead
here are the brochures, booklets and other materials developed by the
project. Most of these are free and can be provided in small numbers to
schools on request. Schools are welcome to download these from our
Arranging a Welcome to Country or an Acknowledgement of Country
acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land and shows respect
for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as Australia's First
A Welcome to Country is where traditional Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander custodian or Elder welcomes people to their land.
For further information regarding Welcome to Country download an information sheet.
Indigenous Students and English Literacy "What every teacher needs to know"
School Review Checklist
A process tool for identifying what action you could take in your school.
Click here to download the School Review Checklist
School Leadership frame: an Indigenous focus booklet
School Leadership frame: an Indigenous focus scenarios
The L5 Companion
The Australian Government has apologised to members of the Stolen Generations on February 13th, 2008
For more information www.reconciliation.org.au
The Apology to the Stolen Generations
apology to the Stolen Generations by the Australian Parliament on 13
February 2008 was a powerful and memorable moment in the nation's
history, for Indigenous and non-Indigenous people alike. Saying sorry
cleared the air, inspiring Australian to believe we really can build
the kind of respectful relationships needed for positive, long term
The DVD resouce The Apology begins two
days before the historic event as people begin to gather in Canberra.
It includes interviews, stories and many special moments including the
first Welcome to Country in the Federal Parliament.
captures the anticipation on a thousand faces as Prime Minister Kevin
Rudd delivers the apology, and then the spontaneous outpouring of
emotion all around the country. Jack Thompson's narration, Shelley
Reys' thoughtful commentary and the music of Powederfinger,
Silverchair, John Butler, Missy Higgins and the Stiff Gins all help to
make this file a truely uplifiting experience.
A limited number of copies of The Apology DVD are available to Dare to Lead member schools at no cost. To order a copy please email Lyn in the Dare to Lead office email@example.com.
To read how Principals Australia and Dare to Lead support the decision to say sorry click here