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Announcements | 18 Feb 2019

The Government will invest more than $12 million to establish new Indigenous Protected Areas across the country, building on our commitment to strengthen Indigenous employment in remote communities.

Aboriginal young man dressed in ranger uniform in foreground with river and trees in the background.
Stories | 12 Feb 2019

Cody Millar stayed in school so he could he achieve his childhood dream and become a li-Anthawirriyarra Sea Ranger, working out of Borroloola, Northern Territory.

Announcements | 7 Feb 2019

Monadelphous is the latest Australian business that has signed onto the Commonwealth Government’s Employment Parity Initiative (EPI), committing to 200 new Indigenous jobs to grow its workforce.

Announcements | 4 Feb 2019

Remote Australian job seekers will have more employment opportunities and communities will have more say over how the Community Development Program (CDP) is delivered locally under changes to the program.

Two Indigenous boys run across red dirt with other children following behind. They are smiling. Closing the Gap logo. closingthegaprefresh.pmc.gov.au
Stories | 13 Dec 2018

A draft refreshed Closing the Gap framework and targets have been announced. Governments will partner with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to finalise the targets and support the needs and aspirations of communities across Australia.

Announcements | 11 Dec 2018

A new Inland Rail Indigenous Participation Plan (IRIPP) will ensure local communities can share in ongoing employment opportunities of the transformational rail-track’s roll-out and operations.

Announcements | 10 Dec 2018

Up to 40 new jobs are on the way for various regional and remote centres over the next year thanks to the Liberal National decentralisation agenda.

Announcements | 5 Dec 2018

Australia’s largest Aboriginal recruitment and Group Training organisation Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) celebrated their 2018 Traineeship and Apprenticeship Graduation Ceremony last night in Gadigal Country Darling Harbour, Sydney.

One woman and 10 men, mostly dressed in ranger uniforms, stand on bare ground in front of a river, some signs (cannot read text) and a sliver-grey boat on a trailer.
Stories | 4 Dec 2018

The li-Anthawirriyarra Sea Rangers are living the dream as they patrol the estuaries and coastline of their part of the Gulf of Carpentaria.

Announcements | 28 Nov 2018

Landmark reforms passed today in Parliament will establish a new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Land and Sea Future Fund and expand the functions of the Indigenous Land Corporation (ILC) to include water and put the organisation on a more sustainable financial footing.

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