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Tania Major calls for fresh ideas from Gold Coasters

Former Young Australian of the Year Tania Major has called on Gold Coasters to join an upcoming national campaign to end Indigenous poverty by contributing their ideas and successes. Ms Major, visiting the Gold Coast campus of Griffith University to take part in O-Week festivities, said the soon-to-be-launched GenerationOne movement would be a genuine partnership that all Australians can participate in. ... More...

24 February @ 09:39

NEXT GENERATION FOR GENERATIONONE

Today, Mr Warren Mundine, who has spear-headed GenerationOne’s efforts over the last year as CEO and Chairman, will be stepping down from the organisation. “I have dedicated my time at GenerationOne to drive a strong policy agenda that ensures both sides of politics are focused on ending Indigenous disparity through jobs. Having achieved this, I believe now is the time to move on to a broader agenda to drive change," said Mr Mundine. “Putting an Indigenous person into a job is the only way to end the disparity. That is why I have been such a strident supporter of GenerationOne’s mission. "I will continue to support GenerationOne’s commitment to ensure Indigenous people are trained and linked into a direct job.” “I would like to take this opport... More...

01 January @ 10:00

NSW YMCA joins the Generation for Change

In Sydney today the New South Wales YMCA [spell out] signed an Australian Employment Covenant, a GenerationOne initiative.   The YMCA has joined the generation for change with its commitment of 500 jobs for Indigenous Australians over the next five years.   Warren Mundine, GenerationOne Chairman said, “there is only one way to tackle welfare dependency in Indigenous communities and that’s to give people the best viable alternative – a career.”    Over the next five years the YMCA will be offering jobs in before and after school care sites, recreation centres and campsites across NSW.    ... More...

01 January @ 10:00