Fifty jobs will be made available to Indigenous people in Darling Downs West and South-West Queensland regions through the expansion of an existing Western Australian Vocational Training and Employment Centre (VTEC).
The Assistant Minister for Social Services, Senator Mitch Fifield and the Member for Grey, Rowan Ramsey, have today welcomed the release of a report on the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme into the APY Lands.
The Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS) has entered its second year of getting children to go to school every day, with students at Gunbalanya School in the Northern Territory being the first to return to the classroom today.
Commonwealth, state and territory ministers responsible for native title met in Brisbane today to continue discussions about improving the native title system. The meeting followed upon the decision of ministers in Darwin in August this year to renew discussions about the operation of the Native Title Act.
Schools in remote locations will receive extra support to teach foundation literacy skills with the announcement today that 34 remote schools will participate in the Flexible literacy for remote primary schools programme in 2015.