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Close the data gap

Shelley Cable, Thursday, 18th March 2021 -  If we really want to drive change, especially in an area as nuanced as Indigenous employment, we need data, writes Shelley Cable, CEO of Generation One. What if I told you that no one


Serving Up Bush Tucker and Turning Around Young Lives

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 6th March 2019 -  Charcoal Lane, a social enterprise of Mission Australia, is shaking up Melbourne’s food scene with its native bush tucker menu. But the young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Public Service Apprenticeships

Lina Caneva, Monday, 18th April 2016 -  Indigenous Australians looking to start their career in the public service can now apply for the Indigenous Apprenticeships Program. The federal government said it has set up the

Partnership Creates Indigenous Jobs

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 17th August 2015 -  A partnership between a Victorian university and the largest Indigenous employer in Australia is working to create jobs in the Northern Territory. Swinburne University of Technology…

1,100 New Jobs for Indigenous Australians

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 27th July 2015 -  The Abbott Government has partnered with private facility services company, ISS, in an attempt to create 1,100 cleaning, catering, health and aviation jobs for Indigenous Australians.…

Plan to Boost Indigenous Jobs

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 23rd March 2015 -  The Federal Government has unveiled two new reforms it claims will significantly increase the development and growth of Indigenous businesses and employment. Minister for Indigenous…

Ambitious Indigenous Jobs Plan for Northern Territory

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 23rd February 2015 -  The Northern Territory Government has announced an ambitious plan to double the number of Indigenous Australians employed in public service. Chief Minister Adam Giles announced…

Indigenous Employment Going Backwards

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 16th February 2015 -  The Abbott Government’s record on tackling Indigenous unemployment has been called disappointing but unsurprising. The President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions,…

ACOSS Warns of ‘Radical’ Measures in Forrest Review

Staff Reporter, Friday, 1st August 2014 -  Community services peak body, the Australian Council of Social Service, has welcomed the emphasis on early learning and demand-led employment in Andrew Forrest’s Review…

NFP Creates Talent Pipeline for Corporate Australia

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 29th July 2014 -  With more than 1000 students now taking part in its program, Indigenous internship Not for Profit, CareerTrackers has gone from strength to strength since its Founder and Chief Executive…

Closing the Gap on Indigenous Employment? Not Quite

Staff Reporter, Friday, 2nd November 2012 -  This article is by Dr. Nicholas Biddle, a Fellow at Australian National University, Canberra. It was first published by The Conversation. It is republished here under CreativeCommons…

COO Appointment Targets New Areas for Indigenous Careers Success

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 13th March 2012 -  One of Australia’s largest Indigenous employment organisations, the Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES), has appointed Scott Melville as its Chief Operations Officer…
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