Defence has engaged an indigenous-owned enterprise to deliver a project worth up to $6 million supporting Navy's Canberra class amphibious assault ships, in what is a first for a Commonwealth Government construction contract.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is encouraging people in remote Indigenous communities to make sure they know their rights, following a recent Federal Court decision against Titan Marketing Pty Ltd (Titan).
Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, today launched the Northern Territory’s first Vocational Training & Employment Centre (VTEC) which will provide training and guaranteed hospitality-related jobs in multiple industries for up to 220 Indigenous people.
The Australian Government's vision for opening northern Australia to development is taking shape with the Green Paper on Developing Northern Australia released by Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development Warren Truss in Townsville today.
Five Indigenous prisoners will be provided with training and employment opportunities with BHP Billiton and its contracting partners at Olympic Dam through an employment project to be funded by the Australian Government.