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A large group of Aboriginal people standing out the front of a large shed.
Stories | 10 Jan 2017

Forty years ago, the remote community of Galiwin’ku exported fruit and vegetables, furniture, crocodile skins, fish and timber. Local industry has declined over the years but community members are showing the entrepreneurial spirit of their grandparents and are using the Community Development Programme (CDP) to relaunch some of these industries.

A group of men and women holding certificates while standing in front of heavy machinery and a shed.
Stories | 6 Dec 2016

Community Development Programme (CDP) construction graduates are in demand with construction companies.

Group of people standing in front of Aboriginal, Australian and Torres Strait Islander flags, watching woman in bone grey coloured jacket shake hands with man in grey jacket.
Stories | 14 Nov 2016

The Fields Group, an Indigenous security business, is providing the Commonwealth government with security solutions under the Indigenous Procurement Policy.

Indigenous man in suit standing amongst display of posters and technical equipment.
Stories | 8 Nov 2016

Under the Indigenous Procurement Policy, the Indigenous technology company Nallawilli Technology is providing the Commonwealth government with innovative solutions.

Goods and services provided included: building, construction, and maintenance; environmental management; workwear and promotional merchandise; media and marketing; communications; recruitment; education and training.
Stories | 3 Nov 2016

The Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP) was launched on 1 July 2015, making it easier for Australian Government agencies to work with Indigenous businesses.

Woman standing in front of Snap business poster and rack of business supplies
Stories | 31 Oct 2016

Snap Underwood is working with the Australian Government and local Indigenous businesses on their printing and design projects with the aim of creating job opportunities for local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Indigenous man in warehouse wearing suit.
Stories | 28 Oct 2016

Indigenous office supplies business Kulbardi is providing the Commonwealth government with office and workwear supplies under the Indigenous Procurement Policy.

Elderly Indigenous male ranger and three Indigenous young men in a bush setting, twisting multiple long thin pieces of bark into one bush string.
Stories | 20 Oct 2016

Landcare champions, the Crocodile Islands Rangers have developed a strong relationship with Traditional Owners and the community of Milingimbi to keep the culture strong, engage the community in weed and pest management, and create a sanctuary for important bird species and turtles.

Man in safety vest in wood workshop
Stories | 19 Oct 2016

Ryan Johnston recently entered the Australian Government’s Community Development Programme (CDP) as an unemployed man with few qualifications. As part of his CDP activities, Ryan started training in woodwork, found he had an aptitude for it and has built some furniture for a local grandmother and some easels for the Karratha library.

An Indigenous woman stands facing the camera with a dead feral cat slung around her neck
Stories | 12 Sep 2016

Senior Western Desert traditional owner Nolia Napangarti-Ward is an expert in feral animal management and a source of advice for scientists and governments as she continues to care for her country around the remote community of Kiwirrkurra, Western Australia.