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Fiona Anderson of the Karuah and Forster Rangers gets to work.
Stories | 4 Sep 2014

Fiona Anderson is a member of the Karuah and Forster Rangers and gets to work on country every day like generations of ancestors before her.

Announcements | 4 Sep 2014

The employment gap between non-Indigenous and Indigenous Australians is higher than initially thought, growing by more than three percentage points since 2008.

Announcements | 22 Aug 2014

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and the Member for Cowper and Assistant Minister for Employment, Luke Hartsuyker, visited the Hunter and North Coast Vocational Training and Education Centre (VTEC) today and congratulated Real Futures and its first eleven graduates on receiving their Job Readiness Certificates of completion.

Announcements | 19 Aug 2014

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, and traditional owners in the remote Northern Territory community of Gunbalanya have reached a significant milestone in negotiations for a 99 year township lease, with the signing of an Agreement in Principle.

Indigenous graduates take first steps towards police career
Stories | 13 Aug 2014

Indigenous Police Recruitment Our Way Delivery (IPROWD) is a specialist training programme that assists local Aboriginal people to gain entry to the NSW Police Academy at Goulburn. This is the first step to becoming an officer in the NSW Police Force.

Announcements | 1 Aug 2014

The Government welcomes Mr Andrew Forrest’s Review of Indigenous Training and Employment Programmes.

Announcements | 29 Jul 2014

The Indigenous Employment Programme Labour Market Assistance Outcome report has now been released.

Announcements | 28 Jul 2014

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has launched a new Facebook page, ACCC – Your Rights Mob – Indigenous consumers, to help inform and empower Indigenous consumers to stand up for their consumer rights.

enVizion’s Christina Togo (centre, back), with Partnership in Prosperity (PIP) students.
Stories | 14 Jul 2014

Like many other training providers, enVizion works to give people the skills to get a job. Unlike other training providers, enVizion goes above and beyond to equip Indigenous Australian clients with the life skills they need for ongoing full-time employment in the jobs of their dreams.

Announcements | 3 Jul 2014

More than 4,000 Indigenous Australians are guaranteed jobs through an Australian Government initiative that has seen contracts signed with 17 new Vocational Training and Employment Centres (VTECs) across the country, in addition to four VTECs already announced.