Indigenous graduation celebrations light up social media

indigenous aboriginal year 12 graduation formal

Social media has come alight recently after record numbers of Indigenous year 12 graduates celebrate their achievements.

Combining culture with success in education has become a growing trend in recent years. There was once a time when education was aimed at removing or destroying our culture. These celebrations are a strong reminder to the importance that culture and education play in today’s society.

There are so many to showcase in one article, so we have picked some of the most loved posts on social media from all across Australia.

Our beautiful graduates. Enjoy your night! ❤️

Posted by Xavier Catholic College Wurrumiyanga on Friday, 24 November 2017


On Friday our Year 12 Indigenous students attended a Graduation Liturgy at St Stephen's Cathedral with many other Indigenous students from Catholic schools throughout Brisbane. Congratulations gentlemen!

Posted by St Joseph's Nudgee College on Monday, 16 October 2017


The little sisters entry to her formal with her partner my little brother <3

Posted by Gee Johnson on Saturday, 18 November 2017

Facebook video by Gee Johnson


This is my son who's formal partner was his little sister, I couldn't be more proud. My late husband, their father,…

Posted by Young Black n Deadly on Saturday, 18 November 2017


Beautiful Tessa-Maree on her Graduation Day. ❤💛🖤

Posted by Young Black n Deadly on Saturday, 18 November 2017


My niece Natalie & nephew Maddison & their little cousins representing at Blackwater SHS Formal 2017! Never been prouder 🖤💛❤️

Posted by Young Black n Deadly on Friday, 17 November 2017


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