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.
The story of Australia’s hundreds of Working on Country rangers is on show in a photographic exhibition at the Australian National Botanic Gardens. Participants in the Australian Government’s Working on Country and Indigenous Protected Areas programs were invited to get out their cameras and start snapping for the third biennial Working on Country Photography Competition.