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GenOne in push for job debate - Koori Mail

Koori Mail  Wednesday 1/6/2011 Page: 40 Section: General News Region: Lismore Circulation: 9,567 INDIGENOUS employment advocacy group GenerationOne wants a national debate on the best ways to get more Indigenous Australians into work. The group has launched its Skills and Training for Career draft policy and is calling for feedback. GenOne spokesperson Tania Major said the draft policy was based on anecdotal evidence from people and groups who had worked to increase sustainable employment for Indigenous people. Submissions can be made at http://generationone. org.auttraining/submissions Ms Major launched the draft policy as part of the 'Bringing It All Together' forum, hosted recently by the Queensland Government. Referring to research conducted by Auspoll, she said ar... More...

20 June @ 11:00

ADDRESSING DISPARITY - Cairns Sun

Cairns Sun  Wednesday 1/6/2011 Page: 11 Section: General News Region: Cairns QLD Circulation: 54,584 GENERATION ONE and the Australian School of Performing Arts are inviting all Australian schools to get involved in the Hands Across Australia School Competition. The national competition aims to raise awareness and get young Australians actively involved in the initiative to end indigenous disparity in one generation this generation. The Hands Across Australia School Competition encourages schools to perform and film their own version of the GenerationOne theme song Hands Across Australia. or create their own song or rap which addresses their response to indigenous disparity. Winners of each category will receive $15,000 for their school. Every school in Aus... More...

20 June @ 10:59

Adelaide Advertiser - Hands across the desert in schools' connection program

Hands across the desert in schools' connection program Education Reporter Sheradyn Holderhead From: The Advertiser May 30, 2011 8:18PM AN Indigenous Residency Program is the latest addition to a successful education connection program. The program is a joint venture between Pembroke School and Marree Aboriginal School. The association between the two schools has developed over many years, beginning with a geography excursion to Marree 16 years ago and now there is at least one reciprocal exchange each year, where students visit each other's schools and stay in the community. Last year, the schools took out the GenerationOne Hands Across Australia School Competition, winning $25,000 for a filmed performance of the organisation's theme so... More...

31 May @ 09:42

Daily News - Indigenous dancer's big film step

Indigenous dancer's big film step Laura Brodnik | 28th May 2011 TWEED Heads indigenous dancer Thomas Kelly has leapt onto the national stage. The former Kingscliff High School student is a developing artist at NAISDA Dance College and was selected to participate in collaboration with Dale Pope, from the Australian School of Performing Arts, to film a dance clip that will be distributed to every school in Australia. The clip features original choreography created by Mr Kelly and Mr Pope, and forms part of an educational resource pack in support of Generation One's national school competition. Mr Kelly said he was excited to be involved in the project. “It's really important to get young Australians involved in ending indigenous disadvantage, so I ho... More...

30 May @ 09:54

ABC North West WA

ABC North West WA KARRATHA  Statewide Drive 12/05/2011 17:17 GenerationOne recently hosted a public forum as part of their partnership with the north West Expo in Broome, Western Australia. As part of the forum, GenerationOne engaged with local businesses, employers, employees, training organisations, industry groups, contractors, and those who are working to play their part to create sustainable employment outcomes for Indigenous Australians. Click here to listen to an interview with Andy Grieg from Brolga Developments  http://generationone.org.au/uploads/general/mps-w00043698827.mp3 To finalise the policy, GenerationOne will host a series of public forums — called Big Yarns and Little Yarns — across Australia from May to August 2011 to gain feedback and gath... More...

27 May @ 12:05