Nyngan's schools are tackling racism and intercultural awareness within the school grounds.
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Nyngan High School along with Nyngan Public and St Joseph's have teamed up to create the Nyngan Intercultural Awareness group, which aims to discourage racism, encourage equality, understanding and harmony within the community.
Run by the leaders of the Student Representative Council in each school, the group meet once a term to discuss ways they can promote cultural harmony and stop racism from developing within their schools.
Nyngan high school students Kearah Dutschke, Anastasia Walsh and Tyson Deebank all said the program was valuable at promoting positive behaviours for the town's youngest generation, which they hope will spread to the wider community.
"A lot of people are look at others and see what they're doing thinking its ok, but its not ok," Ms Walsh said.
"Yes, this program would help stop it," Ms Dutschke added.
The group said they would aim to host one combined event per year to work alongside Harmony Day in March and NAIDOC week in July.
"We were thinking of an activity event day, like writing and talks with people sharing different cultures, or a colourful day, with people wearing any colour to show that every colour's different but they mean the same thing," Ms Walsh said.
Anti racism coordinating officer Rick Partridge said while the schools would come together to host the event within the community, each of the leaders would take back what they have learned to promote positive cultural awareness within each of their own school communities.
He said each of the school have their own slogans and logos to help promote positive messages in the school. At Nyngan High school they discussed one idea of putting their slogan 'Be gracious, don't be racist' on stationary.
Another was to create video testimonials of people within the community who have been affected by racism.
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