Operating a world class helicopter refuelling service in remote Western Australia, the Djarindjin Aboriginal Corporation have shown that the sky is the limit when it comes to creating innovative Indigenous businesses in remote Australia.
Richard Assan and Pascoe Peter recently joined an all Indigenous re-fuelling crew, at Djarindjin Airport and gained upfront experience, skills and knowledge in the aviation industry, as well as literacy and numeracy skills.
Indigenous Health Minister Ken Wyatt AM will co-chair a new steering committee working directly with local Aboriginal communities, as the Kimberley Suicide Prevention Trial begins detailed planning and delivery of potentially lifesaving initiatives across the region.
Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has used an address to the 2017 Kimberley Ranger Forum to reaffirm the Coalition’s absolute commitment to the future of Indigenous rangers – including record funding of more than $70 million a year.
The Australian Government will provide $462,060 to support Marninwarntikurra Women’s Resource Centre in their work to address family violence experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and children in the Fitzroy Valley.