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We welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and support all students in getting the most out of education and training, helping open up future employment opportunities. From music and film to Aboriginal languages and cultures, our courses are taught in small and friendly groups, with personalised support that will make you comfortable.
TAFE NSW Seeking proposals for Aboriginal art
TAFE NSW is seeking proposals for the supply of original Aboriginal artwork(s) to be displayed on our campuses and in our Children’s Service Centres across the state.
Artists may receive up to $1,250 for either an existing artwork, or for a concept for an artwork to then be produced and delivered by the closing date, 18 April, 2021.
Be a Bushfoods expert Discover >
For thousands of years Aboriginal people have understood the diversity and quality of bush foods. From Lemon Myrtle to Kakadu plums, our ancient continent provides rich sources of nourishment and demand for bushfoods is booming. Be recognised, use your knowledge or learn new ways and be a leader in this growing industry.
Making your passion work for you
Be empowered with TAFE NSW
Find your passion, discover a new career or learn a new skill – you can do it all with TAFE NSW.
"I would not be where I am today without TAFE NSW"
Elizabeth ‘Aunty Beth’ Wright is a proud member of the Gamilaraay nation and an award-winning Aboriginal Cultures and Languages teacher at TAFE NSW Yarradamarra Centre, Dubbo Campus. Aunty Beth credits teaching at TAFE NSW – as well as the inspiration she draws from her culture, family, friends and identity – as allowing her to achieve her goals.
“I wanted to be a lawyer, but now I’ve found my dreaming,” says Aunty Beth. “TAFE NSW gave me the opportunity to do what I do.”
Choosing another course of action
"The teachers were great … and the support was amazing."
Folau Paul Talbot is a proud Gamilaroi man and has completed multiple studies in Dental Assisting from TAFE NSW. Folau has big plans for his career. He wants to train as a dental prosthetist, own his own dental business and one day be the Director of an Aboriginal Health Centre. “I didn’t complete just one certificate, I completed multiple, so the support was amazing,” Folau says. “TAFE NSW is amazing. Hands down – amazing.”