A family-wellbeing certificate course in Galiwin’ku, Northern Territory is placing young adult women, including young mothers, on the path to becoming strong and future leaders of their community and an inspiration to other young women and mothers in the community.
As a young Indigenous employment organisation, Miwatj Employment and Participation (MEP) in far North East Arnhem Land is committed to its staff development and has capitalised on the opportunity for skills transfer from the Jarwun secondment program.
The Ramingining Hydroponic Greenhouse is creating an opportunity for locals to gain part time employment from the sale of produce and to learn about new methods of sustainable green farming using technology.
Forty years ago, the remote community of Galiwin’ku exported fruit and vegetables, furniture, crocodile skins, fish and timber. Local industry has declined over the years but community members are showing the entrepreneurial spirit of their grandparents and are using the Community Development Programme (CDP) to relaunch some of these industries.