Our Mission

Our Mission

To support and enable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls and young women to make active choices towards realising their full potential.

Where We Do It

Where We Do It

Stars Foundation provides intensive, evidence-based programs at schools in the Northern Territory, Queensland and Victoria.

Why It Matters

Why It Matters

The program focuses on promoting a positive school environment and building individual capacity, resilience and life skills.

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Exploring Opportunities in Health

22 May, 2019Posted In : News

Exploring work and training opportunities in the health sector was the focus for VCAL Stars from Hai READ MORE

Reward for Achieving Goals

21 May, 2019Posted In : News

Katherine Stars who achieved their attendance and behaviour goals were lucky enough to be taken on a READ MORE

Sharing Bush Recipes

20 May, 2019Posted In : News

Some of our Jabiru Stars, who are studying Tourism at school, took part in the annual Taste of Kakad READ MORE

Staying Safe

15 May, 2019Posted In : News

Nhulunbuy Stars recently had two sessions learning some self-defence and self-preservation technique READ MORE

Work and Wellbeing

14 May, 2019Posted In : News

Our senior Yirrkala Stars spent three days at a residential camp designed to get students away from READ MORE

Top Awards for NT Stars

13 May, 2019Posted In : News

Two of our amazing NT Stars won top awards at the NT Group Training Awards on Friday night. Year 12 READ MORE

Staying Engaged

08 May, 2019Posted In : News

Last week Tennant Creek senior Stars spent three days on an engagement camp at the Juno Centre, a la READ MORE

Walking Against Violence

06 May, 2019Posted In : News

In the searing tropical heat, more than twenty of our Nhulunbuy Stars last week walked 10 kms as par READ MORE

Unleashing Their Inner Scientist

03 May, 2019Posted In : News

Our Year 8 and 9 Pimlico Stars were able to unleash their inner scientist at Townsville’s Museum o READ MORE

Making a Difference

01 May, 2019Posted In : News

Year 10 Jabiru Star, Letisha Lami Lami, recently completed her Practioner Training in 3a - the Abece READ MORE

Little Sisters, Big Sisters

01 May, 2019Posted In : News

Every Wednesday, junior students from Years 4, 5 and 6 at Nhulunbuy Primary School join their ‘big READ MORE

Paying Tribute

25 April, 2019Posted In : News

Stars across our programs – from Townsville and Darwin to Tennant Creek and Jabiru – participate READ MORE

Stars In Victoria

17 April, 2019Posted In : News

Stars opened two new programs in Mildura this year - the first for Indigenous girls in Victoria - an READ MORE

Stars On Their Way

17 April, 2019Posted In : News

At Stars we focus strongly on supporting our young women to complete Year 12, but it doesn’t end t READ MORE

A Day in the Life

15 April, 2019Posted In : News

‘A Day in the Life’ is an exciting initiative designed to give our Tennant Creek senior Stars a READ MORE

Prevention and Awareness

09 April, 2019Posted In : News

The Stars program encourages Indigenous young women to take charge of their personal wellbeing and s READ MORE

Inspiring our Stars

08 April, 2019Posted In : News

Our VCAL Stars at Haileybury Rendall School in Darwin recently heard from guest speaker Leanne Caton READ MORE

Stars Pillars in Action

01 April, 2019Posted In : News

Tennant Creek Stars recently spent a couple of days putting three of the four Stars Pillars into act READ MORE

Celebrating Culture

28 March, 2019Posted In : News

Nhulunbuy Stars came together on Harmony Day to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cult READ MORE

Stars Shine as Leaders

20 March, 2019Posted In : News

Six outstanding young women from our Dripstone Middle School program have been selected as Term One READ MORE

No Woman Left Behind

19 March, 2019Posted In : News

Stars from the Northern Territory took part in the ‘No Woman Left Behind’ conference in Darwin r READ MORE

Setting up for Success

15 March, 2019Posted In : News

Year 12 Townsville Stars took part in a two-day induction recently. The aim was to provide students READ MORE

Positive Peers

13 March, 2019Posted In : News

As part of the Stars program, our Mentors provide a range of activities that aim to support the deve READ MORE

June Oscar Visits Stars

12 March, 2019Posted In : News

Nhulunbuy Middle Years Stars were thrilled to receive a visit from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Isla READ MORE

Staying Healthy, Staying Strong

28 February, 2019Posted In : News

Our Yirrkala Stars have been working with their Mentors on two important personal development pillar READ MORE

Stars Go On Vocation

27 February, 2019Posted In : News

Our senior Tennant Creek Stars have been busy working with their Mentors on their vocational develop READ MORE

Stepping Up to the Mike

25 February, 2019Posted In : News

Year 11 Thuringowa Star, Willow Wells, had to get out of bed super early last Friday to be at the st READ MORE

Setting up for Success

18 February, 2019Posted In : News

Senior Stars students from four schools in the Northern Territory were recently brought together for READ MORE

AFL Gala in Tennant Creek

13 February, 2019Posted In : News

Tennant Creek Stars took part in the first of two AFL Gala days in Tennant Creek this week, with som READ MORE

Driving into the Future

06 February, 2019Posted In : News

Super proud of five of our Yirrkala senior students, who were thrilled to receive their Learner’s READ MORE

“This trip was the greatest experience of my life!”

20 December, 2018Posted In : News

At the end of year full of hurdles, determination, hard work and persistence, it’s important to ce READ MORE

Stars Win Big!

13 December, 2018Posted In : News

Stars students have been awarded all four of the 2018 Mulumulung International Scholarships and will READ MORE

Stars Shine at Awards Nights

13 December, 2018Posted In : News

Families, friends, community members, teachers, Stars staff and special guests have come together at READ MORE

Expanding Limits, Broadening Horizons

10 December, 2018Posted In : News

Our Year 12 Thuringowa Stars marked the end of a long year of hard work and achievement with an exci READ MORE

Stars Shine in Yirrkala

07 December, 2018Posted In : News

Families, community members and special guests, including Member for Nhulunbuy Yingiya Guyula MLA, c READ MORE

“Stars Makes Me Proud of Who I Am”

06 December, 2018Posted In : News

Our Nightcliff Middle School Stars were proud to receive formal recognition of their commitment and READ MORE

Stars CEO Welcomes $19.5M Funding Commitment

22 November, 2018Posted In : News

Stars Founder and CEO Andrea Goddard has welcomed an announcement by The Hon. Tanya Plibersek, Shado READ MORE