Joshua Toomey joined Ausgrid in 2006 through its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pre-Apprenticeship Program.
With focus, dedication and commitment, Joshua gained a highly sought after Australian Apprenticeship with the company and his story has been featured in this year’s Closing the Gap Prime Minister's Report.
Participants at the recent Animal Management in Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities (AMRRIC) conference in Armidale, New South Wales, discovered animal management is vital in communities across the country.
Twenty disadvantaged Indigenous job seekers have gained basic skills to re-enter the workforce after completing Ngarda’s Work Start Basics Residential Project, commissioned by the Department Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR).
Yorta Yorta Caring for Our Country project officer Neil Morris says he’s living the dream. Neil is working as part of a local team under the Caring For Our Country - Protecting the Ecological Character of Barmah project, which is delivered in partnership with Parks Victoria and the Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation.