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Stories | 26 Nov 2013

In remote Australia, unemployment continues to be one of the big issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. But there are a growing number of communities that are finding new ways to create jobs and a better future for themselves and their families.

Stories | 22 Nov 2013

There were smiles all round in the remote Goldfields town of Laverton in Western Australia when its local supermarket re-opened in August 2013.

Stories | 19 Nov 2013

With a reputation for innovative food and excellent service, family- owned Canberra catering company Bandu Catering received the inaugural ACT Business of the Year Award at the 2013 Canberra NAIDOC Awards in July.

Ishmael Marika and Joseph Brady from the Mulka Project at the National Remote Indigenous Media Festival in Ntaria (Hermannsburg).
Stories | 11 Nov 2013

The Yolngu people live in the north east Arnhem Land region of Northern Territory, 600 kilometres east of Darwin. Covering an area of more than 40,000 square kilometres, it is a place that many different clan groups call home.

Announcements | 8 Nov 2013

The Federal Government’s Review of Indigenous Training and Employment Programmes is seeking breakthrough ideas from across Australia about how to improve Indigenous employment.

Employers, Indigenous leaders, jobseekers, peak bodies, employment and training providers and other interested parties are invited to provide input into the Review.

Broadcaster Joel Mamarika and his mentor Percy Bishop working in CAAMA’s mobile radio studio, Ntaria, NT.
Stories | 30 Oct 2013

Situated on Groote Eylandt in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Umbakumba is small and remote, and for many, Radio Umbakumba is their only link to the outside world.

Njila Yakubu, a woodwork apprentice at Dharpa Djama, Gunyangara community, NT.
Stories | 25 Oct 2013

Dharpa Djama woodwork apprentice Njila Yakubu talks about his job and his community of Gunyangara in this Closing the Gap video story.

Announcements | 21 Oct 2013

Giovanna Webb, a Northern Territory crocodile farmer with a vision to build the skills, knowledge and work experience of Indigenous women has been announced the national winner of the 2013 Rural Women’s Award.

Youth mentor Percy Bishop and Joel Mamarika from Youth Radio Umbakumba in Groote Eylandt.
Stories | 16 Oct 2013

Nearly 200 people from Indigenous media organisations across Australia recently converged on the central desert community of Ntaria (Hermannsburg) for the 15th annual Remote Indigenous Media Festival.

Announcements | 9 Oct 2013

The Federal Government has commissioned a review of Indigenous training and employment programmes.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott said the Government was committed to boosting job opportunities for Indigenous Australians.

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