Sharing Glebe Stories – A walk through Glebe’s past, present and future

Gavin Ivey recording Aunty Wendy Buchanan’s story In October 2022 Tranby Aboriginal Co-operative Ltd. with support from our local Elders and Community, led the first Glebe Stories Festival, a celebration of community connection, story-sharing and places of past, present and future. For thousands of years Gadigal land has been cared for and made strong through […]

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Tranby launched the ‘Yanalangami: Strong Women, Strong Communities Program’ – a new era of culturally meaningful leadership training programs for Tranby. Yanalangami consists of a national social media campaign and a community-led online leadership and empowerment program, which connects our women from around the country.

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Tranby’s courses were first provided online. To remain responsive to communities’ education needs during the COVID-19 pandemic, Tranby dramatically changed the way it operated, moving classes from the iconic Glebe Indigenous campus to an online ‘yarning circle’ format. This enabled students from around Australia to continue their cultural learning and to stay connected with Mob

2020 Read More »


Tranby celebrated its first 60 years with dance, music, good food and friendship. Since its inception, Tranby students and staff have worked together for the right to pursue independence and self-determination on our terms, according to community needs and aspirations. To paraphrase Kevin Cook, we have paved the way for courses to be developed by

2018 Read More »


The Rona Tranby Trust funded descendants of Indigenous members of the Australian Light Horse to travel to Israel to take part in the Australian National Service to Commemorate the Centenary of the Battle of Beersheba and the Sinai-Palestine Campaign at Beersheba. For the first time in 100 years, in the presence of the Prime Ministers

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Kevin Cook passed away and the Community lost a long-term leader, friend and mentor. Also in 2015, Tranby was re-named to encompass and capture the essence of what we do, which is to provide quality education and training to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults, nationally in Australia. We became Tranby National Indigenous Adult Education

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Ten students from Tranby undertook a seven-day cultural and research tour of China and Vietnam, funded by the Federal Government’s AsiaBound program. This was the first tour ever undertaken by Tranby students, and since then, students have travelled overseas visiting foreign communities for the first time.

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Tranby celebrated 50 years of providing adult Indigenous education, with 100 students enrolled that year in an expanded number of courses.

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