From the General Manager
What a year it’s been! After just two years, the Tjindu Foundation has achieved some fantastic results for Aboriginal young people in South Australia, and we’re already looking forward to what’s ahead for 2023 (after a well-earned break over the Christmas New Year period). As we wind-down for the year, it’s a great time to […]
Academy wraps after successful 2022
The Tjindu Aboriginal AFL Academy has concluded for 2022 with a series of events and a gala awards night at the Adelaide Convention Centre (Kaurna Country). In closing the Academy for 2022, students finalised their submissions for the Stage 1 and 2 Aboriginal Studies units required for their South Australian Certificate of Education and participated […]
A strong finish for Tjindu STRONG in 2022
The first full year of the Tjindu STRONG program has been a success, with hundreds of children in remote communities participating in the Tjindu Foundation’s early and middle-years education program this year. Equipped with a new curriculum booklet developed in consultation with industry experts, the Tjindu STRONG team travelled over 7,200 kilometres to the APY […]
Community celebrates the return of Nunga U17 Next Generation Carnival
The Nunga U17 Next Generation Football Carnival has seen Koonibba and Port Augusta win the boys’ and girls’ grand finals respectively to culminate a successful return to the carnival after a two year absence due to COVID-19. The Roosters ran through the boys’ competition undefeated, claiming victory over the All Stars – a squad consisting […]
Tjindu STRONG returns to APY Lands
The Tjindu STRONG program has returned to the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara communities (the APY Lands) in Term 3, with the Tjindu Foundation’s program officers supporting the delivery of a number of other programs in these remote areas. Rigby Barnes, Wade Thompson and Serena Waters travelled to the APY Lands to deliver the Tjindu STRONG program […]
Academy squad learns from legends in Term 3
The Aboriginal AFL Academy has learnt from two of the greats of Australian Football – with five AFL premierships between them!
From the General Manager
Our latest update from General Manager Kellie Graves.
Tjindu congratulates Brandan Parfitt and Tyson Stengle on their 2022 AFL Premiership
The Tjindu Foundation congratulates Aboriginal AFL Academy graduates Brandan Parfitt and Tyson Stengle on winning their first AFL premiership medals with Geelong on the weekend.
Your chance to try-out for the 2023 Tjindu Academy: Trials on Sunday 23 October
Trials for the Tjindu Aboriginal AFL Academy will be held at Thebarton Oval on Sunday 23 October from 9.00am.
Nunga U17 Next Generation Carnival returns in 2022; first carnival in three years
The Nunga Next Generation Football Carnival returns in 2022 with the Tjindu Foundation.