Food Ladder

April 21, 2016

“The relationship between Food Ladder and RISE grew from a community based activity back in early 2015.  It was established by a small cohort of Indigenous Women which was designed to focus on healthy lifestyles and healthy tucker. Over a period of 12 months, a long road was travelled.  Limited support was provided by other interest…

Minjilang Hydroponics Project

The results of the hard work and dedication of our participants with our hydroponics project on Croker Island are beginning to bear fruit ( pun intended ). Seedlings have been moved from the hothouse to the freshly laid garden beds to begin growing fresh produce. We have lettuce, tomatoes, bok choy, pumpkin, rockmelons and watermelons…

Certificate III in Parks and Gardens

We have commenced a Certificate III in Parks and Gardens in Pormpuraaw with the full support of Pormpuraaw Aboriginal Shire Council. This course will provide skills and confidence to jobseekers to gain employment with the Council as well as having real hands on experience of improving the community.

Kowanyama – Ladies Cultural Field Trip

To assist with increasing activity attendance we consulted with the ladies of Kowanyama over what they’d like as a reward for attending. The ladies suggested a cultural activity involving an on country trip to South Mitchell for fishing, cooking their catch over coals and the gathering of traditional items to use in their creative activities….

Bonnie Fejo – Trainee Administration Officer Katherine

Hello, my name is Bonnie Fejo and I am a local indigenous woman. I have lived in Katherine all my life and my family heritage originates from two different regions, Darwin and Arnhem land. In 2010, I joined the girl’s school academy (Stronger Smarter Sisters) at Katherine High School in which I completed my education….

Chillagoe Development and Tourism

Certificate III in Surface Extraction course commenced in Chillagoe with the support of Chillagoe Alliance, Mareeba Shire Council, CDP provider Jobfind and Ascent Training with 20 willing participants eager to learn new skills in Surface Extraction for upcoming jobs in the South of Emberley mine (Bauxite) and Mt Molloy mine (Copper). The course was combined…

Artistic Shipping Container

The art on our new shipping container is a joint effort by Grant, Darren, Jehoshaphat, Clint, Jairus and Charles. The artists tells the story behind every painting that they do. Each panel represents different animals and different stories. For example the 2nd panel tells the story of the Wet Season and the last panel tells…

Minjilang Beautification

The Garden and Beautification crew have been actively engaging in the Hydroponics project, re-vamping the Jobfind Office yard as well as increasing their Money Management and LL&N skills. Involvement has increased significantly as Jobseekers have gained a better understanding of their mutual obligations as well as the growth of plants in the hydroponics “igloos”.