New short stay planned for Kimberley

August 18, 2016

A new $21.1 million short stay accommodation facility for Aboriginal visitors to Broome is one step closer after the WA government called for construction tenders for the project. Housing minister Colin Holt said the facility […]

FMG recognised for Indigenous jobs program

August 10, 2016

Iron ore giant Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) has been recognised for its program for Indigenous workers at the Australian Mines and Metals Association National (AMMA) Conference in Perth. The company’s training program Trade Up won […]

ICRG takes out NAIDOC business gong

July 19, 2016

Indigenous Construction Resources Group Ltd — which provides support to resource companies across Queensland, WA and the NT — is riding high after being announced WA’s Indigenous Business of the Year. The civil, mining, maintenance […]

RMIT opened for business and seeking entrepreneurs

June 7, 2016

RMIT University has celebrated Reconciliation Week by offering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander entrepreneurs the chance to start their own business with a new scholarship. The Indigenous Business Creation Scholarships will provide students with free […]

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 […]

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