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Sarah Phillips on NAIDOC Week

Sarah and her children My name is Sarah Phillips, and I am an Aboriginal woman from the Gold Coast. I am in my second year of a Bachelor of Midwifery at Southern Cross University. I am a mother to four...

Nicole Watson – AVCAT Scholar

‘Like many disabled scholars I refuse to let my impairments control my life, I will find other ways to make my dreams happen.’ By Nicole Watson I am incredibly humbled to be awarded the 2021 RSL Queensland Scholarship and to...

Elizabeth McDonnell

I wish to be a youth worker, I wish to use the opportunity given to me, to help young people like me through this difficult stage in their lives. For this, I would like to give my gratitude and thanks...

Caitlin Kearney

By Caitlin Kearney Caitlin Kearney Hello! My name is Caitlin Kearney and I’m honoured to be one of the 2020 AVCAT RSL Queensland scholarship recipients. Several generations of my family have served the Australian Defence Forces. In fact, currently my...

Angel Whatnall

By Angel Whatnall Angel Whatnall I can still remember receiving the phone call about my AVCAT scholarship sponsored by RSL Queensland. I remember breaking down in tears of joy and immediately running to my uncle for a celebratory hug. I...

Lewis Batic

By Lewis Batic Lewis Batic My name is Lewis Batic and I am a 2018 AVCAT and RSL QLD Scholar in my final year of a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Hons) at James Cook University. My father served in the...

Beyond the Look

By Caley Miles From the age of 15 I knew that the film and television industry was one I wanted to be a part of. When I was much younger it was the idea of the Oscars, and all the...

Karla Price

By Karla Price I grew up in the coastal Queensland city of Hervey Bay with my mum and dad, Mary-Anne and Marty, and my two brothers Sean and Chris. I have always been passionate about photography and filmmaking so when...

Setting Sail & Changing Course

AVCAT RSL Queensland Scholarship student Sarah was living right in the middle of her dream, but it wasn't what she expected. Instead of wallowing Sarah got right down to working out a new direction. By Sarah Strong I’ve dreamed of...

AVCAT RSL Queensland Scholarship a ‘life-changer’

Treading the Boards

Photo by Nick Morrissey It fills me with gratitude to think about what the future holds, and I’m so grateful to AVCAT and RSL Queensland for backing me in the pursuit of a professional career. Chase your dreams with determination,...

Teaching in Far North Queensland

Sheridan and colleague Rachel By Sheridan Warne Thanks to the AVCAT RSL Queensland scholarship I have immersed myself in a variety of amazing opportunities, including my most recent teaching practicum; it was twenty hours away from my home. It is...

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