January 2012

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GenerationOne Blog - January 2012


Short speech by Tania Major Introducing Deb Nelson to Launch Career Ready – Vocational Training and Employment for Careers

Acknowledgment of country in Kokoberra Language: Ngánduw Patha-chvlyny Kokoberra Pa-ngplvlohoR  langgurr path kalé.m pa-kuthákuthvm yèn. Charles Madden. English translation:  I am a stranger on this land, a Kokoberra woman who acknowledges/see you here old man Charles Madden on your country.  As I child, I had a vision that Aboriginal people could have a better life.  My vision was based on the simple notion that we all appreciate listening. Listening to ancient voices. Listening to modern voices. Listening to men, to women, to children. Listening to our culture; listening to other cultures.  ... More...

24 January @ 10:55 Add your comment

Career Ready - Vocational Training and Employment Centres

January 23 at Yaama Dhiyaan in Sydney’s inner west, stakeholders including Hon. Julie Collins, Federal Minister for Indigenous Employment and Economic Development, joined with Deb Nelson, Managing Director of Yarn’n Aboriginal Employment Services; Rhonda Parker, CEO Australian Employment Covenant; Tim Gartrell, CEO GenerationOne and other stakeholders to officially launch the Career Ready – Vocational Training and Employment Centres Policy. The policy is calling for two main things - an employer-driven training process that will eliminate training for training’s sake, replacing it with training for a guaranteed job and four VTEC training sites around Australia.  The policy was developed after a year’s worth of community consultation and research. &... More...

23 January @ 03:01 Add your comment

Indigenous Employment Success

A new study commissioned by GenerationOne; Case Studies of Success highlights six Australian employers who are pioneering developments in Indigenous job opportunities.  The Case Studies of Success shares the supportive actions Crown Melbourne Limited, Burswood Entertainment Complex, Karen Sheldon Catering, ISS Australia, Skill360 Australia and Woolworths are taking to boosting Indigenous Australians from unemployment into jobs.   “The GenerationOne Walk in My Shoes report clearly showed that people want to see a job at the end of training.  The programs run by these six organisations are giving job seekers that clear path to employment,” said GenerationOne spokesperson, Tania Major.    ... More...

13 January @ 09:00 Add your comment