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QR National on track with many jobs

Gladstone Observer  Saturday 30/7/2011 Page: 11 QR National has been part of Queensland's landscape for 145 years and has built a global reputation for providing innovative, rail-based transport solutions.  As Australia's largest rail freight company, we operate and manage the 2300 kilometre Central Queensland coal network that links mines to coal ports at Bowen, Mackay and Gladstone, together with coal train services for the state's coal export industry.  Positions on offer in the Gladstone region include: Apprenticeships, trades, professional train and track crew.  Benefits of working for QR National include career development programs, work-related study opportunities, and flexible work arrangements.  QR National employs thousands of people across Austral... More...

02 September @ 02:25

Anglicare signs up more Indigenous jobs

Adelaide Advertiser Saturday 30/7/2011  Page: 7  Anglicare SA is the latest signatory to the Australian Employment Covenant to increase the number of Aboriginal people in the workforce.  The covenant is a commitment between employer, the Federal Government and Indigenous people to secure 50,000 sustainable jobs for Aboriginal workers by adopting a "learn and earn" policy.  Anglicare SA is committed to the Closing the Gap initiative to improve social outcomes of Aboriginal people, with employment being a key factor.  It will provide 60 jobs to Aboriginal people in the next five years, equal to about 4 per cent of its current workforce.  It says the participation of Aboriginal people in its workforce is core to its business and the way it delivers its ser... More...

02 September @ 02:08

Women Sea Rangers take the helm

Indigenous women from around the Territory are in Darwin this week to arm themselves with new skills to protect their country’s coastlines for future generations. It will be the first time that a group of women Sea Rangers has undertaken the course. The group of 12 women will learn to confront illegal fishers in real life scenarios and learn about the latest technology on offer to continue the tradition of past Indigenous guardians, and watch over the Territory coastline. Story courtesy of Charles Darwin University.... More...

22 August @ 09:01

Girl.com.au - Madeleine Madden's GenerationOne Interview

Madeleine Madden's GenerationOne Interview GenerationOne is launching its nationwide Hands Across Australia School Competition 2011 to coincide with National Reconciliation Week and to highlight their goal of bringing Australians together in one generation. The GenerationOne theme song Hands Across Australia, recorded by Aussie legends Christine Anu, Ernie Dingo, Jack Thompson, Paul Kelly, Melinda Schneider along with the Australian Girls Choir, will be sung in schools across Australia to break down barriers and create opportunities for Indigenous Australians.  ... More...

21 June @ 10:18

Centralian Advocate - Reach out to pick up $15k

Centralian Advocate  Friday 3/6/2011 Page: 18 Section: General News Region: Alice Springs NT Circulation: 6,991 CENTRAL Austral- ian schools are urged to enter a nat- ional competition which aims to raise awareness of indi- genous disparity. Generation One and The Performing Arts wants schools to perform and film the theme song Hands Across Aust- ralia or create their own song or rap which addresses their response to in- digenous disparity. Winners of each category will win $15,000 for their school. GenerationOne's core goal of working together. Every school in Australia will re- ceive a competition pack, which includes a DVD on e Hands Last year's Territ- ory winner was Centralian Senior College which util- ised different de- Across Australia partments to cre... More...

21 June @ 10:15