Local training leads to jobs
Roper Gulf Regional Council, Northern Territory, is celebrating the success of its Community Development Program in Borroloola, which saw strong participation in local training opportunities by job seekers.
Community backs blue project
Thanks to the initiative of Northern Midlands Council, Tasmania, and the financial backing of local business and community members, a dead gum tree bordering the Midland Highway between Perth and Longford now provides a vivid reminder of the importance of mental health.
Grants roadmap into 2022*
The most common question Section51 has been asked over the past few months is: ‘where will the grants and funding roadmap take us to in 2022’.
Youth project kicks goals
Young people in Tasmania’s south east are receiving support to achieve their dreams and goals locally, thanks to a program run by Clarence City Council in June.
First Aboriginal rangers graduate in Jabiru
Members and staff of Gundjeihmi Aboriginal Corporation congratulated fourteen Djurrubu Rangers who last month graduated with their Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management from Charles Darwin University.
‘Healthy mind at work’ initiative
September saw the launch of the ‘Supporting a Healthy Mind at Work’ program by Town of Claremont, Western Australia, with two weeks of activities and initiatives for employees to get involved in.
Staff development is the key
With an area that extends to half the size of Victoria and staff dispersed across four towns in the remote Pilbara region of Western Australia, staff culture and development at the Shire of Ashburton presents a unique set of challenges, not least an extended distance between colleagues.