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In the Media

The Brahminy Foundation has been featured by various sections of Australia's media.
These are some of those stories

Camp hope turns lost kids around - SMH

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Camp hope turns lost kids around
SMH 12 April 2008

Hard work, a bush environment and some old-fashioned discipline are saving wayward teenage lives, writes Lindsay Murdoch.
IT'S officially called a facility for troubled youths, among them Australia's worst teenage offenders. But there are no high walls or armed guards here, just a vast threatening tropical wilderness infested with snakes and crocodiles.

New life has beckoned for a troubled youth

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Change has come ... 17-year-old Abel Banjo rides with Allan Brahminy down a bush track at the Brahminy Group property in the Northern Territory. Photo: Shannon Joyce

AUTHORITIES had lost hope that Abel Banjo, 17, would end his life of crime. Less than four months ago he was locked up in a detention centre for juveniles, unwanted in the Aboriginal community where he had grown up and become an arbitrary thief and troublemaker.

With help, nation's troubled teens finding new futures in woop woop

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Lindsay Murdoch April 12, 2008

IT'S a centre for troubled youths, some of them Australia's worst teenage offenders.

But there are no high walls or armed guards at this camp south of Darwin, surrounded by a vast tropical wilderness infested with snakes and crocodiles.
Youth worker Allan Brahminy says young people usually arrive at one of his three Northern Territory camps kicking and screaming.

Corey comes home - A Current Affair

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When A Current Affair first met 11-year-old Corey he was a danger to himself and anyone who got in his way — especially his mother Hollie.

Desperate, she left her son in the care of the Brahminy youth camp hoping they could rehabilitate him.

Now after a long separation, a mother and son reunite.

Saving Caleb - A Current Affair

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He was the troubled young boy you've followed for more than four years.

The transformation of Caleb from a wayward kid to a loving, responsible teenager is truly remarkable.

And now, after all these years, he's gone back to say thanks to those who saved him.

AM - With Michael Coggin

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ELIZABETH JACKSON: A 127,000-acre property in western New South Wales is earmarked to be turned into a specialist treatment centre for some of the most troubled teenagers in the country.

KareneKevin Humphries with Andrew Moore 19 Jan. 2011

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2GB Allan Brahminy Interview

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ABC Allan Brahminy 19 Oct. 2010

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ABC radio interview with Allan Brahminy 19 Oct. 2010