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Goods and services provided included: building, construction, and maintenance; environmental management; workwear and promotional merchandise; media and marketing; communications; recruitment; education and training.
Stories | 3 Nov 2016

The Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP) was launched on 1 July 2015, making it easier for Australian Government agencies to work with Indigenous businesses.

Woman standing in warehouse smiling
Stories | 31 Oct 2016

Snap Underwood is working with the Australian Government and local Indigenous businesses on their printing and design projects with the aim of creating job opportunities for local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Indigenous man in warehouse wearing suit.
Stories | 28 Oct 2016

Indigenous office supplies business Kulbardi is providing the Commonwealth government with office and workwear supplies under the Indigenous Procurement Policy.

Crocodile Islands Ranger and Cultural Advisor George Milaypuma showing Junior Rangers how to make bush string.
Stories | 20 Oct 2016

Landcare champions, the Crocodile Islands Rangers have developed a strong relationship with Traditional Owners and the community of Milingimbi to keep the culture strong, engage the community in weed and pest management, and create a sanctuary for important bird species and turtles.

Man in safety vest stands in wood workshop
Stories | 19 Oct 2016

Ryan Johnston recently entered the Australian Government’s Community Development Programme (CDP) as an unemployed man with few qualifications. As part of his CDP activities, Ryan started training in woodwork, found he had an aptitude for it and has built some furniture for a local grandmother and some easels for the Karratha library.

Cobar CDP participants enjoy getting their hands dirty in seed propagation
Stories | 11 Oct 2016

Ben Brown is a young man who, thanks to the Australian Government’s Community Development Programme (CDP), has gone from being unemployed to one of the youngest CDP Supervisors in the Upper Darling region of New South Wales.

 

Amata youth and leaders finding strength and re-connecting with their culture on country in the Musgrave Ranges
Stories | 6 Oct 2016

Over 20 participants in the Community Development Programme have contributed to a successful three day walk through the Musgrave Ranges. The 30 kilometre walk had a positive impact on the young men from the community of Amata as well as the Community Elders and Anangu Mentors who taught and bonded with them.

Nolia Napangarti-Ward at work helping to preserve threatened species
Stories | 12 Sep 2016

Senior Western Desert traditional owner Nolia Napangarti-Ward is an expert in feral animal management and a source of advice for scientists and governments as she continues to care for her country around the remote community of Kiwirrkurra, Western Australia.

Michael Ford (right) at El Questro Station
Stories | 15 Aug 2016

East Kimberley Job Pathways are running an industry skills programme training Indigenous people to be stockmen in the large pastoral industry in the Kimberley.

KJ and Birriliburru Women Rangers working together to map areas where Bilbies are located.
Stories | 29 Jul 2016

The inaugural three day Ninu Festival held in Kiwirrkurra, Western Australia, brought together Indigenous rangers, scientists, conservation organisations and government representatives to discuss all things bilbies.

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