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Announcements | 31 Mar 2014

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion and GenerationOne National Development Director, Jeremy Donovan, today launched Perth’s first Vocational Training & Employment Centre (VTEC), which will provide guaranteed jobs for up to 200 Indigenous people.

Announcements | 27 Mar 2014

Work to significantly upgrade a training shed in the Northern Territory community of Minyerri is almost complete, thanks to a $100,000 grant from the Australian Government’s Community Development Fund.

Announcements | 26 Mar 2014

Work to build a peace park at Yuendumu in the Northern Territory is expected to start early next month, providing employment for local Aboriginal people and a much-needed community facility.

Announcements | 25 Mar 2014

The Australian Government is supporting social and economic projects that benefit remote Indigenous communities through the creation of jobs and employment-related participation activity, with funding of $150,000 for community training centre upgrades in Imanpa and Docker River.

Announcements | 14 Mar 2014

The terms of reference for the White Paper on Developing Northern Australia were recently announced by the Prime Minister in Darwin.

Ashely Lankin interviewing Ntaria Indigenous Engagement Officer Ed Rontji.
Stories | 14 Mar 2014

Ed Rontji can’t conceal his excitement about the future of his Ntaria community. As a respected Arrente elder and traditional custodian of the land around Ntaria, Ed has seen a lack of infrastructure and jobs lead to many residents leaving for better opportunities in Alice Springs or further afield. But things are changing for the better.

Announcements | 13 Mar 2014

Indigenous Affairs Minister Senator Nigel Scullion has welcomed Jetstar’s announcement of more services between Melbourne and Uluru/Ayers Rock Resort.

Announcements | 6 Mar 2014

New accommodation for service providers in Fregon in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands has started to generate an income for the community which will be invested in improved infrastructure by the Community Council.

Announcements | 4 Mar 2014

 Australian Government is investing up to $4 million over two years to provide an additional 16 Indigenous ranger positions in the Northern Territory under an expanded Working on Country programme.

Announcements | 28 Feb 2014

Minister for Human Services Senator the Hon Marise Payne and Minister for Indigenous Affairs, the Hon Nigel Scullion, are encouraging Indigenous people to apply for the Department of Human Services' Indigenous Apprenticeship Programme which opened today.