Boarding Australia

Boarding Australia is the peak organisation for boarding facilities in Australia.

UniSA students have the opportunity to assist with:


  • Rolling Remote Indigenous Parents Association ( (RIPA) out across Australia. RIPA is a support network for parents of boarding students from remote areas.
  • Development of a directory of boarding facilities similar to Trip Advisor
  • Research into reasons for student disengagement, impact of school exclusion and challenges of transitions
  • Assist with the annual Boarding Australia Conference
  • Research into best practise of providing support to students with trauma as part of a student wellbeing project.



Community Partner:

Greg Franks

Chief Executive Officer

Boarding Australia


Boarding Australia

Areas of study and research

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