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May 16

Develop and Sustain Successful Partnerships

Participation in economic activity can be in many forms: Employment, whether casual, part time or full time Self-Employment, including working for one client to multiple clients Social Enterprises which have both social and economic outcomes Commercial enterprise as a micro business, a small business or a corporate business People are at the centre of all … Continue reading Develop and Sustain Successful Partnerships

14
Apr 16

Enterprise Learning Projects – Growing capacity from the ground up

Author:Laura Egan

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A love of business, a passion for economic inclusion and a curiosity about Australia’s Aboriginal cultures led me to establish Enterprise Learning Projects (ELP) in late 2010. ELP works in partnership with remote Aboriginal communities to develop inclusive, creative and sustainable enterprise-based initiatives that support family and community goals. The seed was planted back in 2006 when I began working … Continue reading Enterprise Learning Projects – Growing capacity from the ground up

07
Mar 16

Improving and streamlining Public Service selection processes – The Northern Territory experience

Why is it so hard to get a job in the public service?  This is a question that I am often asked in my role as Commissioner for Public Employment.  But, unfortunately, there isn’t an easy answer, because there are many reasons why a person might find it difficult to be selected to the public … Continue reading Improving and streamlining Public Service selection processes – The Northern Territory experience

20
Oct 15

Indigenous Procurement: Delivering Social Impact Through Purchasing

Our purchasing decisions influence the way that supply chains develop. Seeking the lowest price at all costs can result in supply chains with layers of hidden costs through damage to the environment and to the communities involved in that supply chain. However, there are great examples where buyers have changed supply chains in order to deliver … Continue reading Indigenous Procurement: Delivering Social Impact Through Purchasing

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Mar 15

Strength in Numbers: How Partnerships Could Save your Organisation

The saying goes that one strand of thread breaks easily, but three strands woven together remain strong. However, in a competitive, consumer-driven environment, what are the partnerships that can be built to add strength and value to your organisation? Who are the people you would benefit from working with and how would you go about … Continue reading Strength in Numbers: How Partnerships Could Save your Organisation

02
Mar 15

Writing a New Story for Indigenous Australians

The most recent Closing the Gap report shows that of all the goals in the Closing the Gap, the issue of Indigenous employment is the only area in which the gap is widening. Although areas such as child mortality and Year 12 graduation are on track, all other aims are not being met at their … Continue reading Writing a New Story for Indigenous Australians

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Feb 15

Work to live, or live to work?

‘Work to live, or live to work?’ It is an age-old question, the choice of which for may be taken away from many Australians living in remote areas with the reform of the Remote Jobs and Communities Program (RJCP), expected to be implemented from 1 July 2015. Under the new program called Work for the … Continue reading Work to live, or live to work?

02
Jun 14

Why we need to provide real opportunities in remote Indigenous communities

 Last week we ran the Indigenous Employment conference in Darwin, the conference was a great success with many innovative examples being shared and countless business cards being exchanged! Informative keynote speakers, key takeaway points and some fantastic testimonials form our delegates are just some of the highlights of this great Ebook. Our Criterion  team that … Continue reading Why we need to provide real opportunities in remote Indigenous communities