September 2010

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In the News - September 2010

GenerationOne and DEEWR enjoy partnership success

  National Indigenous Times Newspaper GenerationOne and DEEWR enjoy partnership successissue 210 - 16 Sep 2010GenerationOne is partnering with DEEWR for the WA Mobile-Try-A-Trade during September.Come along and support GenerationOne and be inspired by the skilled trades men and women in Pilbara. The aim of the events are to encourage job seekers from all school or working age factions to consider a trade as a realistic, advantageous and possible pathway, by using role models that the students and job seekers will relate to.School students, parents, teachers, job seekers, industry representatives and the general community are encouraged to attend these events.GenerationOne aims to promote Indigenous role models to encourage other young ... More...

24 September @ 12:00

Indigenous jobs program: Parties support launch

Aunty Beryl Van-Oploo with Sydney MP Tanya Plibersek.Photo: KATE SUTTON Opposition leader Tony Abbott with GenerationOne founder Andrew Forrest. Photo: Kate Sutton Both major parties came out to support the launch of GenerationOne’s industry-specific training policy to end indigenous disparity through sustainable employment. Opposition leader Tony Abbott and Housing Minister Tanya Plibersek, on behalf of the Prime Minister, were at the Yaama Dhiyaan Training Centre in Redfern last Wednesday for the launch. Former prime minister Kevin Rudd set up GenerationOne in March this year as an initiative to end indigenous disadvantage. The aim of the event was to promote the need to establish industry vocational training and employment centres to ... More...

24 September @ 12:00

Sky Business talking industry training for guaranteed jobs

Peter Shergold talking on GenerationOne and industry training for guaranteed jobs.... More...

21 September @ 04:09

What a cool doo - Star News Group

Now four years later the Year 10 student is an accomplished player and will be showcasing his skills at the ‘GenerationOne Hands Across Australia’ school competition. The competition raises awareness of Indigenous disadvantage. The Essendon resident said it took him only a couple of weeks to get a grasp of the circular breathing required to play the instrument and said he can now play for hours on end. “I can’t put it down,” he said. ... More...

21 September @ 04:05

Students sing for indigenous equality – Mooney Valley Leader

STUDENTS at Essendon Keilor College have lent their voices to tackle indigenous disadvantage. The school has penned its own rap version of GenerationOne’s Hands Across Australia song as part of a national competition to raise awareness towards indigenous disparity.... More...

21 September @ 09:00