Comments are being sought on the draft Indigenous Business Sector Strategy which proposes new initiatives to create a vibrant and thriving Indigenous business sector, including better access to support services, improved access to finance and stronger networks.
Sandra Gillman joined the Community Development Programme (CDP) to develop her skills and gain employment. Through her participation in the Kuranda Amphitheatre upgrade she has found a new career path and new CDP family.
The health and preservation of the Great Barrier Reef is set to increase after the Yuku-Baja-Muliku Rangers gained their Certificate IV in Government Statutory Compliance, giving them the necessary tools and legal support to protect it.
Dolly Gurinyi Batcho (1905-1973), a Larrakia woman from the Darwin area, epitomises the sacrifice of an estimated 6000 Indigenous men and women who, during World War II, served the nation that so often discriminated against them.
enVizion, a Cairns-based training organisation, is using innovative methods like virtual reality to inspire and motivate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in remote communities to access education and employment training.
The difficult choice of what career path to take is made a little easier for 52 Indigenous year 11 and 12 students from around Australia because of the Work Experience Programme - a four day visit to Canberra full of events and activities showcasing the career options within the Australian Public Service.
Joining the Queensland Police Force in 1965, Dr Colin Dillon displayed courage and determination in the face of entrenched racism, not only from other police, but also from his own people who declared him to be a “Sell-out” and “Traitor”. His determination saw him become a role model for other Indigenous people wanting to join the police force and a trail- blazer in breaking down racist barriers.