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Clontarf Girls Academy Showcase

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Curtin University will host the Clontarf Girls Academy 7th Annual Academy Showcase from 3 June to 4 June.

Event details

The Clontarf Girls Academy Showcase will see 120 Aboriginal girls from 10 different regional academies participate in a two day basketball tournament at Curtin Stadium.

Date
3 June - 4 June 2015
Time
Spectators welcome.
Venue
Curtin Stadium
Cost
Free
Clontarf Showcase

120 Aboriginal girls from 10 different regional academies located around Australia will participate in a two day basketball tournament at Curtin Stadium. The tournament will be followed by a day of activities held on the university campus, related to Noongar Culture, confidence building and pathways to higher education. For many participants this will be their first trip to Perth and their first opportunity to explore a university campus.

Clontarf Girls Academy logoThe Girls Academies have been established by Role Models and Leaders Australia to provide mentoring and support to Aboriginal girls aged 12 to 18. The Academies use sport and extra-curricular activities to keep the girls engaged in their education and future. The showcase is hosted by Curtin AHEAD in collaboration with Curtin Stadium, the Centre for Aboriginal Studies and AIME.

Spectators are welcome to attend the basketball tournament on the 3 and 4 June at Curtin Stadium.