July 2010

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In the News - July 2010

Andrew Forrest Addresses Indigenous Employment at GenerationOne Forum

  Yesterday’s Sydney Morning Herald contained an article about comments that Andrew Forrest made in a forum organized by GenerationOne. Forrest spoke of the influence that his indigenous mentor, Scotty Black, has had on his success and called for greater indigenous employment. Read the full story here:  ... More...

30 July @ 02:35

Government Introduces Plan to Boost Employment Opportunities for Indigenous Queenslanders

  A piece included in yesterday’s Courier Mail detailed the government’s plan to boost employment opportunities for indigenous Queenslanders. The government has pledged to employ 2800 indigenous people in the state’s public sector by 2014. The full story can be found here:  ... More...

30 July @ 12:42

Forrest and Beryl Advocate for Employment

  Yesterday’s The Australian included a story about Andrew Forrest and successful Aboriginal businesswoman, Aunty Beryl’s shared commitment to providing employment for Australia’s indigenous population. Read the full story here:   ... More...

30 July @ 11:35

GenerationOne and Hope Vale Community Host Graduation Ceremony for Indigenous Young Adults

  Last Saturday’s Western Cape Bulletin included a story about GenerationOne’s partnership with the Hope Vale Community to host a graduation ceremony for 20-plus indigenous job ready young adults. Here is the full story:  ... More...

29 July @ 02:34

Andrew Forrest Calls for Greater Indigenous Employment

  In an article that appeared in The West Australian, GenerationOne founder Andrew Forrest called on the Australian government to promote industries that will employ indigenous people. He maintains that giving out welfare money will only go so far; instead, employment is “the key to ending indigenous disparity.” You can read the full story here:  ... More...

29 July @ 12:33