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Stories | 19 Nov 2012

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).

Trainer Mark Walters in the workshop with Try a Trade participants Mark Naden and Sam Rigney, Mount Gambier, SA.
Stories | 7 Nov 2012

Burrandies Aboriginal Corporation is giving Indigenous job seekers in Mount Gambier, South Australia, a chance to test out a future career path with its new Try a Trade program.

Caring for Our Country project officer Neil Morris (centre) with Woka Wolla team members Wayne Baksh and Harry Wilson on the Murray River, VIC.
Stories | 26 Sep 2012

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.

Stories | 11 Sep 2012

Looks at what’s available to help us manage our finances

Creating jobs and a better economy in remote communities
Stories | 19 Aug 2012

Remote communities around Australia are coming up with fresh ideas to create jobs and better living standards.

Stories | 14 Aug 2012

Many Indigenous Australians have found that running a small business can be a great way to generate income and become self-sufficient.

Galiwin'ku Arnhem Land, NT
Stories | 24 Jul 2012

For thousands of years, the Yolngu people of Arnhem Land have been rightly proud of their beautiful country and strong culture and are now launching a bold plan to increase tourism to their lands.

Business Opportunities
Stories | 16 Jul 2012

Indigenous owned small businesses around the country are successfully tapping into new markets

Chrissy Grant, Wanggawuy "Grace" Mununggurritj and Amy Rayner with some of the Working on Country Exhibition photos
Stories | 9 Jul 2012

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.

Stories | 27 Jun 2012

New information on how to overcome Indigenous disadvantage continues to be released on the Closing the Gap Clearinghouse website.