The Barkindji Maraura Elders Environment Team (BMEET) is providing jobs and training to local Indigenous people through appropriate cultural and natural resource management of country, using a combination of traditional and contemporary scientific knowledge and techniques.
Richard Assan and Pascoe Peter recently joined an all Indigenous re-fuelling crew, at Djarindjin Airport and gained upfront experience, skills and knowledge in the aviation industry, as well as literacy and numeracy skills.
The Australian Government programs Indigenous Protected Areas (IPA) and Indigenous Rangers have won the Bronze Future Policy Award 2017: Desertification, a prestigious international environmental award.
When the Binjari Community Aboriginal Corporation introduced a building and training program to the small Northern Territory community in 2015, the effect was profound. Two years later, the town once called ‘the worst address in Australia’ is blossoming.
A new free tourist map of Western Australia featuring Aboriginal owned and run tourist ventures has been produced by the Western Australian Indigenous Tourism Operators Council (WAITOC), the peak not for profit organisation representing Indigenous tourism in WA.
Qualifying for AccorHotel’s 2017 Hotel Management Traineeship program requires hard work and commitment. Wiradjuri woman Amyee McLaren has those qualities in abundance and is supported by EPI partners, AccorHotels Pacific.
After years of working in retail, single mum Jodie Reynolds from Western Sydney decided to enrol in the Indigenous Police Recruitment Our Way Delivery program. She is now a general duties constable at Maroubra Police Station, Sydney.