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Council Grants Phoebe Wanganeen

Phoebe Wanganeen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship

Phoebe Wanganeen was a highly respected Aboriginal Elder. Her passion for improving access to education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people was something she championed throughout her life.

To recognise Phoebe Wanganeen’s contribution, the City of Salisbury has awarded the Phoebe Wanganeen Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship since 2008. This Scholarship supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander City of Salisbury residents to study at any University or Vocational Training Course at any TAFE or Registered Training Organisation (RTO) in Australia.

Applications are now CLOSED.

Thank you to all who applied.

If you have any enquiries please contact us on 8406 8222 or via email

City of Salisburyrlu tampinthi, ngadlu Kaurna yartangka inparrinthi. Kaurna miyurna yaitya mathanya Wama Tarntanyaku, Purkarnanti puki-unangku yalaka kuma. Parnaku yailtya, parnaku tapa purruna, parnaku yarta ngadlu tampinthi. Yalaka Kaurna miyurna itu yailtya, tapa purruna, yarta kuma puru martinthi, puru warri-apinthi, puru tangka martulayinthi

The City of Salisbury acknowledges that we are meeting on the traditional Country of the Kaurna people of the Adelaide Plains and pays respect to Elders past and present. We recognise and respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land. We acknowledge that they are of continuing importance to the Kaurna people living today.