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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students' liaison teacher

Sandgate has an active Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Parent Awareness Committee (ASSPA). Students and parents are encouraged to be involved in programs to help develop students’ skills and to participate in activities which promote an appreciation of indigenous peoples’ culture. An ATSI Coordinator liaises with relevant government departments and agencies and is available to parents and students as a contact / support. There is an indigenous Teacher Aide who also provides support for students and can also provide programs in Literacy and Numeracy, organisational skills, computers and Internet. The School also employs a part time indigenous Teacher Aide.​