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Indigenous Stars at the 2012 Skilled Group Awards Dinner

Indigenous Stars at the 2012 Skilled Group Awards Dinner   Warren Mundine CEO of GenerationOne congratulated Joshua Walmsley and Melanie Michael who were national winners at the SKILLED Group National Award on Tuesday night. Joshua Walmsley of Tasmania was awarded the National Apprentice of the Year award.  “I am absolutely thrilled to receive this award.  I have always been proud of what I do and SKILLED has given me the opportunity to excel in my field,” said Joshua.  ... More...

13 September @ 03:54

New South Wales Police Force Join Commitment with 1,000 Indigenous jobs

New South Wales Police Force Join Commitment with 1,000 Indigenous jobs   GenerationOne CEO Warren Mundine has welcomed the commitment of the New South Wales Police Force to ending the disparity between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, through employment.   Building the NSW Police Force’s success to date, the commitment of 1,000 jobs will see Indigenous job seekers gaining the training, skills and mentoring needed for a career in policing.     ... More...

05 September @ 03:56

10,000 Indigenous jobs filled under Australian Employment Covenant

April 30, 2012 10,000 Indigenous jobs filled under Australian Employment Covenant   The Australian Employment Covenant (“AEC”) reached a major milestone, celebrating the filling of 10,000 Covenant jobs with indigenous employees. New figures from employers who signed with the AEC have revealed 10,501 indigenous Australians are now off welfare and working. The ’50,000 jobs campaign’ is an employer-led initiative that brings all Australians together to break the vicious cycle of unemployment, hopelessness and poverty that exists among too many Indigenous Australians. Australian Employment Covenant founder Mr Andrew Forrest said 330 employers throughout Australia had committed to over 61,000 employment opportunities for Indigenous Australians – 10,000 m... More...

30 April @ 12:59

GenerationOne Celebrates 2nd Birthday

Two Years on with GenerationOne GenerationOne celebrates 2nd Birthday In March 2010, GenerationOne launched into a national campaign to end the disparity between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians through employment in one generation.  Through consultation, research and policy GenerationOne has been able to contribute to the national conversation on Indigenous employment.   ... More...

19 March @ 02:06

RESEARCH PROMPTS CALL FOR BIENNIAL INDIGENOUS JOBS SURVEY

  RESEARCH PROMPTS CALL FOR BIENNIAL INDIGENOUS JOBS SURVEY 23 February 2012, Australia: Leading not-for-profits and Indigenous employment organisations, Mission Australia, the Aboriginal Employment Strategy and GenerationOne call upon the Federal Government for urgent reform in Indigenous employment data collection methods, following the release of an independent report by the University of Sydney, Improving data collection and identifying effective labour market interventions for Indigenous peoples.  The research, released today, reveals a critical gap in Indigenous employment data, showing that national data collection methods used by organisations such as the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), and the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR),... More...

24 February @ 12:14