We acknowledge the Yawuru people,
the traditional owners and
custodians of the land on which
we work and learn together.

Broome SHS


Broome Clontarf Academy

Statement of Purpose

The Clontarf Foundation exists to improve the discipline, life skills and self-esteem of young Aboriginal men and by so doing to equip them to participate more meaningfully in society. The programs are delivered through a network of academies established in partnership with local schools. Full-time and locally based Clontarf staff, mentor and counsel students on a range of behavioural and lifestyle issues while the school caters for their educational needs.

What the Clontarf Foundation will bring to the program:

  • Staff with experience in working with Aboriginal youth
  • Professional skills – strategic plan sets out the skills and abilities that are required for staff
  • Strategic and project plans that demonstrate where we impact on students
  • Resources for the football program which impact on the school


  • Attendance – Increased participation in the school’s educational program
  • Punctuality – Increased access to support structures to improve punctuality
  • Fitness programs for the students
  • Motivated students
  • Positive relationships with the students, teachers and the extended families of the students
  • Positive experiences that can support the educational program
  • Links to high-profile role models who will support the foundation and the host school
  • Staff to support physical education programs within your school
  • Links to private enterprise and possible work experience
  • Employment placements and prolonged post-school support
  • Links to Rotary and service clubs
  • Sense of identification and pride with Aboriginality
  • Improved student self-esteem and leadership
  • Help sustain links to the Aboriginal parents and community
  • Non-indigenous students will benefit from access to the coaching program prior to whole school football fixtures and events

For further information about the Broome Clontarf Academy
please see the Broome Clontarf Academy Director, Jack Reagan.