Away From Base

Funded by the Australian Government Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C), the Away From Base funding program provides financial support and assistance to eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous Australian) students enrolled in approved mixed-mode/external courses. AFB funding is available to support student travel, meals and accommodation expenses as assessed and approved by CDU’s AFB Team.

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Away From Base Student Stories

For stories related to AFB supported students please go to the links below;

CDU Horticulture Visit


To check eligibility for AFB funding please email

Judith Manton
Away From Base - Project Assistant
T: 08 8946 7539

Poasa Raqiyawa
Team Leader - Indigenous Grants
T: 08 8946 7429

Esther Browne
Manager - Indigenous Student Services
T: 08 8946 6401