Indigenous employment experiences front and centre at First Nations Workplace Symposium

August 31, 2022

In the lead up to the Jobs and Skill Summit this week, the First Nations Workplace Symposium brought together union members, community organisations, academics, peak bodies, practitioners, and consultants to discuss workplace reforms for First Nations peoples across all industries.

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Indigenous communities slapped with more fines under Government work-for-the-dole scheme

October 4, 2018 Data shows Exclusive by political reporter Dan Conifer, Andrew Kesper and FOI editor Michael…

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Indigenous workers begin unionising to fight ‘racist’ Community Development Program

July 2, 2018

A group of Alice Springs Community Development Program workers have released a powerfully worded statement…

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Controversial work-for-the-dole scheme taking a toll on young Indigenous people

September 30, 2017

Eighteen-year-old Mel Inkamala is strolling around the Santa Teresa community garden with his left hand…

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Remote Job Scheme ‘doing harm’

February 28, 2017

Remote Job Scheme ‘doing harm’ More than 200,000 fines were imposed on just 34,000 mainly…

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Sit-down to stand-up: ACTU backs welfare

August 25, 2016

The ACTU was there at the start of the land rights movement, supporting the walk-off…

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ACTU slams remote work-for-the-dole scheme

August 8, 2016

Unions will take a new campaign against a work-for-the-dole prog­ram for indigenous people to the…

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