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Creating Parity Review

Prime Minister, Tony Abbott and GenerationOne Chairman, Andrew Forrest this morning released Mr. Forrest’s review into Indigenous employment and training, Creating Parity.... More...

01 August @ 08:31

Response to Exposure Draft for Employment Services

GenerationOne Executive Director, Jeremy Donovan welcomes the exposure draft but cautions that proposed changes to service and outcome payments do not go far enough to incentivise service providers to focus on long term retention outcomes.... More...

28 July @ 06:00

Perth's first Vocational Training & Employment Centre (VTEC)

Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion & GenerationOne Executive Director, Jeremy Donovan launch Perth’s first Vocational Training & Employment Centre (VTEC).... More...

03 March @ 10:00

Three Young Indigenous Australians step up to be CEO for a Day

GenerationOne’s inaugural CEO for a Day Competition has seen the first three Indigenous Australians step up to be CEO for a Day, shadowing leading businessmen Andrew Forrest (Fortescue Metals), Grant O’Brien  (Woolworths) and Paul Zahra (David Jones), with seven more winners taking up the experience in the coming weeks. Young Indigenous Australians Hannah Pehi, Kelly Naylor and Rosli Wheelock gained crucial insights into leadership roles in the business sector, and were inspired by their experience which helped break down some pre-conceived barriers to becoming a CEO.   ... More...

12 November @ 08:00

Indigenous Australians Names as CEO's for the Day

GenerationOne and its employer partners today announced the winning entries for the inaugural CEO of a Day campaign, giving Indigenous Australians the life changing experience of shadowing a high-powered CEO for the day.  "By giving these youngsters access to Australia's leading business visionaries, they will have a taste of what they can become. With their own self-belief and access to this incredible opportunity, that these business leaders are delighted to provide, they too can be mentored by and imagine becoming a leader” said Andrew Forrest, Founder of GenerationOne. “There is absolutely no reason they can't aspire to this and set an example for us all through their success" said Mr Forrest.  ... More...

31 October @ 10:00