Indigenous apprenticeship numbers on the up

May 30, 2016

The number of Indigenous apprentices in Australia’s construction industry has grown by more than 62.1% over the last decade, according to a new report from Construction Skills Queensland. Data from the CSQ 2016 Apprentice Annual […]

Woolies commits to doubling Indigenous workforce

April 29, 2016

Woolworths has committed to almost doubling its Indigenous workforce over the next three years as part of an initiative supported by the Federal Government. Woolworths Limited CEO, Brad Banducci, and Federal Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Senator […]

From little things big things grow

April 27, 2016

South Australia’s Wilpena Pound Resort has had its first group of Indigenous graduates complete their training, much to the delight of Adnyamathanha Traditional Lands Association (ATLA). “This is an important day, we were told this […]

Woodside should “use or lose Browse gas lease”

April 26, 2016

Indigenous leader and businessman Wayne Bergmann has backed FMG’s call for energy giant Woodside to “use or lose” their massive Browse Basin gas field leases. Mr Bergmann, a pivotal player in the failed Indigenous bid to create […]

Dion has designs on a winning uniform

April 25, 2016

A growing Indigenous design business has been awarded a contract to provide ceremonial uniforms for the upcoming First World War Centenary commemorations on the Western Front. Darkies Designs, established in 2010 by Dion Devow who […]

Cafe offers hope to Amanda and her mob

April 4, 2016

After almost a decade without a job, it had got to the point where Amanda Jarrett thought she would never work again. She was in her home town of Nambucca Heads, had escaped from domestic […]

Mungoorbada Ab Corp back on its feet; ORIC

March 25, 2016

ORIC, the watchdog of Aboriginal corporations, has ended its special administration of the Mungoorbada Aboriginal Corporation in the remote community of Robinson River in the Northern Territory. Mungoorbada, registered in 1990, owns and runs the Robinson River […]

Rusca in new joint venture with Georgiou

March 18, 2016

Indigenous contractor Rusca Group has joined forces with construction, infrastructure and property development company Georgiou Group. The agreement will see the two family companies work across Australia in projects such as road works, bridges, resources […]

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