August 2013

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Press Releases - August 2013


GENERATIONONE WELCOMES 5,000 TRAINING PLACES FOR GUARANTEED JOBS  GenerationOne has welcomed the announcement by the Federal Leader of the Opposition Tony Abbott MP that, if elected, a Coalition Government will provide 5,000 training places for guaranteed jobs, and called on all political parties to unite to see an end to the disparity between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians through employment.  The opportunity exists to fix welfare dependency and employment disparity for Indigenous Australians in a single generation through meaningful employment. In the largest single collaboration of Australian employers, 338 employers are working towards the shared goal of ending the disparity by committing 61,717 employment opportunities. To date, 15,628 jobs have been filled.&nbs... More...

19 August @ 12:27

ELECTION 2013: Speech - Mr Andrew Forrest Founder of GenerationOne

ELECTION 2013: SPEECH - Mr Andrew Forrest Founder of GenerationOne, delivered in respone to the Coalition's announcement of their Indigneous Employment policy:   Employment dramatically changes lives for the better. I have witnessed it. I have lived it. I deeply believe this. I stand here with absolute conviction to tell you: only employment puts welfare out of work. It’s employment that allows Indigenous people to walk amongst the giants of their traditional cultures and also to have economic independence which brings self-reliance, freedom and pride...... More...

17 August @ 06:10