School-based traineeship takes out indigenous award

Written on the 11 August 2009

THE partnership of Warner Village Theme Parks, Sea World Resort and Water Park and Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation has scooped up an award at the 2009 Reconciliation Awards for Business for the Indigenous School-Based Traineeship Program.

Premier Anna Bligh praised the awards and highlighted the importance of Queenslanders who paving the way for a future that embraces the values of reconciliation.

“The award winners demonstrate their commitment to reconciliation in a range of industries from Qantas Airways, as Australia’s largest airline, to a traineeship program offered to Indigenous youth from remote communities,” says Bligh.

The Indigenous School-Based Traineeship Program offers traineeships to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student from communities across southeast Queensland and as far north as Bundaberg.

Commencing in January 2006 with 14 trainees, the program was extended to an intake of 33 students from rural and remote Queensland communities. The program provides an opportunity for students to learn from each other in a supportive environment, while encouraging them to become role models in their families, communities and to their
peers across the State.

“I congratulate all the award winners for their exceptional achievements and contribution to reconciliation in Queensland,” says Bligh.


Latest News

CAIRNS COUPLE DIVE INTO THE SHARK TANK AND CONVINCE FELLOW 'BOATIE' GLEN RICHARDS TO WORK WITH THEM

THEY'RE a husband and wife team with an invention that can help save the Great Barrier Reef, and lives, and Pe...

AFTERPAY MERGER WITH TOUCHCORP GIVEN THE GO-AHEAD BY FEDERAL COURT

AFTERPAY Holdings Limited (ASX: AFY) has been given the green light by the Federal Court for its merger with Touch...

MEGAPORT TARGETS GLOBAL EXPANSION WITH $27.8M CAPITAL RAISING

MEGAPORT Limited (ASX: MP1) will complete a $27.8 million capital raising to assist in expanding the group's plat...

SCA PROPERTY GROUP BUYS THIRD GOLD COAST SHOPPING CENTRE FOR $46 MILLION

SCA Property Group has acquired the Worongary Town Centre for $46.3 million, bringing the total number of Gold Coa...

Related News

CAIRNS COUPLE DIVE INTO THE SHARK TANK AND CONVINCE FELLOW 'BOATIE' GLEN RICHARDS TO WORK WITH THEM

THEY'RE a husband and wife team with an invention that can help save the Great Barrier Reef, and lives, and Pe...

DOWNER EDI GRABS MORE THAN 50 PER CENT STAKE IN HOSTILE TAKEOVER TARGET SPOTLESS

DOWNER EDI Limited (ASX: DOW) now holds more than 50 per cent of Spotless Group Holdings Limited's (ASX: SPO) sha...

STRUGGLING TEN NETWORK IS 'CASH POSITIVE' AND CAN BE SAVED, ADMINISTRATOR SAYS

THE ADMINISTRATORS of the Ten Network say the struggling broadcaster has cash to continue operating and have also ind...

METCASH NET PROFIT FALLS 20 PER CENT, ANNOUNCES CEO WILL STEP DOWN IN 2018

FOOD and grocery giant Metcash has announced its full year net profit has fallen more than 20 per cent and its CEO Ia...

BOOK YOUR FUNCTION SPACE HERE

 

 

 

Contact us

Email News Update Sign Up Contact Details
Subscriptions

PO Box 2087
Brisbane QLD 4001

LoginTell a FriendSign Up to Newsletter