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Year 9 Interdisciplinary Learning

Indigenous Studies

Elective Unit

Unit Description

This is a great subject for anyone that is interested in Indigenous culture and issues. If you are intending to apply to go to Robinson River, it is recommended that you take this course. There are two strands of learning.

  • Contemporary issues facing Indigenous people in Australia.
    Areas of study include health, education, employment, welfare, infrastructure in communities, Indigenous impact on sport and Indigenous art as a means of developing a sense of identity. This strand provides students with an understanding of why these issues are important for Indigenous people, how they impact on communities and individuals, as well as eliciting solutions to problems.
  • Building connections with Indigenous youth.
    Fostering learning relationships via Carey’s partnerships with a range of educational institutions.


  • Informative poster.
  • Initiative project.