On the 13th November 2013, Elliott School hosted an Open Day for the Community.
The day was organised by Amy Redfern (Family Educator - Families as first teachers, Elliott School) and the day’s theme was ‘Child Safety’.
Several organisations from Tennant Creek made the trip across to give out information and partake in the day. The school students set up their own Café to cater for all visitors. There was also a jumping castle, face painting, hair-spray painting, and a BBQ for all.
Elliott Police Remote Sergeant Nigel Westerhuis, Senior Constable Lara Asinari, Senior Aboriginal Community Police Officer Daniel Sandy, and Barkly Community Engagement Police Officer Constable First Class Mark Luppi got involved in the Open Day by demonstrating breath testing, showing off the Police Hilux, and helping to hand out flavoured ice cups to all the children. All Police Officers had their hair spray-painted in crazy colours, much to the amusement of the community and kids.
It was a very successful day which brought the local community, Police and other agencies together.