A bright future

MITS is a transition school and boarding program for Indigenous students. Based on Wurundjeri Country in Richmond, our students come from remote and regional communities across the Top End of the NT and Victoria. Through MITS, our students go on to lead lives full of choice and opportunity.

We help young people from the Northern Territory & Victoria...

We work with families from remote Northern Territory communities across Arnhem Land, the Tiwi Islands, the Victoria Daly Region and the Roper Gulf Region.

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...transition to education in Melbourne...

MITS is a specialist boarding school delivering a Year 7 program to 22 students each year. Our school is located inside the Richmond Football Club at Punt Road Oval and our boarding house is a short walk away on Richmond Hill.

...to lead lives full of choice & opportunity...

Our alumni aspire to complete school in Melbourne or closer to home, to pursue further tertiary or vocational studies, to gain the skills and experience that will enable them to have great jobs, and to become leaders for their families and communities.

...and achieve extraordinary outcomes

91% school attendance rate in 2023.

100% of parents feel their children remain connected to culture, community and family while at MITS.

93% Year 7 completion rate across a five year period.

90 students studying in Melbourne in Years 7 and 8 at MITS or at one of our Partner Schools from Year 9 onwards.

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MITS acknowledges and respects the traditional custodians of the land on which it is based, the Wurundjeri people of the Kulin Nation, and pays respect to Elders past, present and emerging.