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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.