Martu Youth Festival

On the last day of NAIDOC week, Nullagine held the Martu Youth Festival. The festival spanned 5 days and included

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Local NAIDOC BBQ Event with IBN

AAC partnered with IBN to host a BBQ event with IBN, including live music, local fashion and children activities. We

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Celebrating with Local Elders

Local Elder’s Maureen Kelly and Alfred Baker presented AAC Port Hedland Regional Manager a certificate of appreciation for excellent work

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NAIDOC Morning Tea with Guest Speaker Michelle Kivits

AAC’s Regional Manager Michelle Kivits guest spoke at the Well Women’s Centre NAIDOC morning tea. Michelle gave a wrap-up of

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NAIDOC Celebrations

NAIDOC Celebration with Department of Communities, Department of Justice and Blackwoods Port Hedland. On 5th of July AAC celebrated NAIDOC

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YMCA NAIDOC Celebrations

AAC partnered with the YMCA to host a BBQ breakfast, arts and crafts and East Pilbara Band, Bradley Hall. During

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NAIDOC Week Awards Ceremony

On Sunday 3rd of July AAC celebrated the 2022 NAIDOC Awards Ceremony. The ceremony was followed by a BBQ hosted

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Congratulations Everyone!

Congratulations to Jason and Karen for Passing their Forklift Licence! Another good news story! Congratulations Jason and Karen for passing

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Cartec Graduation

AAC partnered with Cartec Training to celebrate the graduation of six job seekers and one local participant. AAC partnered with

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Congratulations Nora

Nora has won this year’s Port Hedland nomination for NAIDOC day celebrations in the Culture category. This category tells us

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NAIDOC 2022: What to expect

2022 This year’s NAIDOC sees our community here in Tom Price celebrating the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and

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Empowered

AAC Job Seekers and Community members felt empowered after they completed some Tour Guide Training. AAC collaborated with The Nintirri

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Milestone Catch Ups

We were out and about over the last couple of weeks handing out some well-deserved cheques to some great organisations

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Bravo, Brenton!

Brenton successfully completed his 50 hours of driving supervision, and with AAC’s assistance passed his practical driving assessment first time!

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Hiking Tour Training

The Pilbara is surrounded by natural untouched beauty. Karijini National Park offers spectacular rugged scenery, ancient geological formations, a variety

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National Reconciliation Week

AAC has recently joined a community breakfast for National Reconciliation Week with Yinhawangka Aboriginal Corporation, The Shire of Ashburton, Rio

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Kingsley Gets Moving

Kingsley commenced employment with Up Your Grass Garden Maintenance in March as a Labourer. AAC assisted with obtaining his L-plates

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Well Done Jordean

Jordean Menmuir started with Duratec at the end of last year as a Trade Assistant. Jordean has since secured an

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Business Off the Clock

AAC Port Hedland Regional Manager Michelle Kivits and two of the Employment Service staff, Genelle Smith and Kristy Allison attended

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Community Effort

COVID has hit our region quite hard, but as a community, we were able to navigate this difficult period with

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Helpful Duo

AAC Marble Bar office continues to seek ways of keeping the community clean and tidy. These two enthusiastic young lads

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Building A Future

AAC Hedland were able to assist job seeker Aaron Woodley in providing him accommodation at Mirnutharntu. He has made the

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Confidence Boost

Shona McKie has had some major breakthroughs since she has engaged in one of our AAC mentor programs. AAC has

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Keeping our Job Seekers Covid Safe

AAC would like to say a massive ‘Thank You’ to De Grey Mining Limited who recently delivered 200 RATests to

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Delivery Time

AAC recently provided six local families with cooked meals while in recent lockdown during a recent covid outbreak here in

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Poppies for Paraburdoo

25th April is a National Day of Remembrance in Australia and New Zealand. On ANZAC Day, we remember all who

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That New Truck Smell

We were so excited to welcome our new truck at Containers for Change this month. She is an absolute stunner,

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Calendar Anyone?

Our staff in Tom Price felt empowered recently when we completed First Attack Fire Training. We feel like firefighting heroes

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Bringing Communities Together

AAC  have been actively involved in assisting those affected by COVID this month in all the communities. Cases kept climbing

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Hands-On Infection Control

We recently had a number of our staff undertake some training that was delivered through Hands-On Infection Control they offer

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Making the Change

We can tell that our jobseekers enjoy working at Containers for Change, a paid jobseeker Activity. Some have managed to

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A Mitre Fine Guy

At AAC we work closely with employers to identify suitable positions for jobseekers. We specifically love employers who have a

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Thanks Category 5

Brittany, Kristy and Genelle happily presenting the team from Category 5 with a special gourmet fruit platter and cheque for

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Job Seeker Incentives

Sarah and Deanne from ‘Rose Nowers Child Care Services’ were very excited and grateful to receive one of our AAC

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Great Job Kingsley

Kingsley commenced employment with Hedland Hand Car Wash in June last year as a Car Detailer. In October, Kingsley relocated

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Congratulations Tamara

Congratulations to Tamara who is gainfully employed as a cleaner with Bloodwood Tree. Tamara has been keen to work and

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Tammy’s Journey with Thandi

The past few months have blown Thandi’s mind. Our Employment Engagement Officer has quickly become quite an expert in her

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Containers for Change and Ashoil Recycling Together

At Ashburton Aboriginal Corporation, we’re always finding ways to work together. Not only is this economical, but it enables us

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Newman Activities and Events

In the last week, AAC Newman has been busy with activities and events picking up. The AAC women have been

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Welcoming New Staff to Newman

Ashburton’s Newman team has recently grown in numbers! We are pleased to welcome Sasha our Activities Supervisor, Terry our Activities

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Welcoming Michael from Many Rivers

For-purpose organisation Many Rivers works with clients and communities to provide business support and assist in economic development. AAC and

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QUBE Candidates Set to Begin TAFE Studies.

Seven of our 9 QUBE candidates recently attended orientation at Pundulmurra Campus TAFE.  After orientation was completed, the candidates attended

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Bloodwood Tree Receives Their Employer Incentive

AAC has been working closely with Bloodwood Tree, the non-for-profit organisation that provides support services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait

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Nora Cooke Provides Covid Vaccination Support

Nora Cooke is our very own in-house Covid19 Support Person at our AAC Hedland office. A few of our AAC

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Heavyweight Recycling Champion

As you know AAC manage the Containers for Change refund points in Tom Price, Paraburdoo and Marble Bar. We celebrate

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Mr Goodwin’s Story

Aaron is a former AAC job seeker with such an air of confidence about him that the AAC staff have

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Job Seekers Remain Successfully Employed For 26-Weeks

Six AAC job seekers recently met their 26-week milestone of employment at Wirraka Maya Health Service Aboriginal Corporation (WMHSAC) WMHSAC

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QUBE Information Session Event

Recently, an end of the year Mini Connect Information Session was held at the Lotteries House. The aim of this

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Vincent Documents His Native Aboriginal Language.

Vincent Thomas has been undertaking the challenging but highly rewarding job of recording and documenting his Native Aboriginal Language.

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BBQ Event Raises Awareness for Violence Against Women and Families

On the 7th of December AAC Hedland supported  the Department of Communities with bottles of our Yurrama water.  A number

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Job Seeker Successes from December

One of our AAC job seekers John Ryan was recently successful in securing employment as a Cleaner at Coles Supermarket.

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Martu Farm Christmas Gathering

Martu Farm had an amazing Christmas gathering early in December with many attending. AAC were invited to this wonderful event,

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Job Seekers Complete Traffic Management Course

AAC Woodwork Supervisor Adam has been mentoring a number of our Jobseekers and assisting them with completing their Traffic Management

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Saying No to Family Violence

On the 25th of November, a number of our AAC staff took part in this years “Hedland Says No to

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Minprovise Trainees Reach Employment Milestone

Following the training and mentorship program from Minprovise, a number of AAC job seekers have successfully reached an incredible employment

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Pilbara Inland Chamber of Commerce and Industry [PICCI] Business Awards 2021

AAC Tom Price recently won the Not-for-Profit Award at the Pilbara Inland Chamber of Commerce and Industry [PICCI] Business Awards

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Mature Aged Job Seekers Gains Employment Through The Employer 1000 Jobs Incentive Package

Vincent Thomas, one of our mature aged job seekers, has gained employment through the employer 1000 jobs incentive package that

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Heal Country Sundowner for NAIDOC

AAC along with other community organisations in Tom Price met on a regular basis for months to plan our NAIDOC

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Naturally Nic Conducts “Healthy Eating on a Budget”

AAC continues to provide outreach servicing to a number of local communities here in the Pilbara. We recently contracted Naturally

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Pest and Weed Control Training in Tom Price

AAC Job Seekers from Tom Price, Wakathuni, Munjina, Bellary Springs and Paraburdoo successfully completed 3 units in Weed Control with

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Richard Mack’s Work Ethic Scores Him Grounds Person Position

AAC continues to oversee the daily watering and general maintenance of number of local Community organisations vegetable and garden beds

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Jobs and Skills Mini Connect Provides AAC Job Seeker with Employment

AAC has been working with Wangka Maya in finding a suitable staff member to work within their landscape gardening service.

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Arron and Marilyn Reach Their 13-Week Employment Milestone

AAC has been assisting Arron in his employment with Hijacked Barbers.  Arron recently reached his 13-week employment milestone and is

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Job Seeker Philomena Secures Three Job Interviews!

It’s been a long journey for Philomena who, with the assistance of AAC, has overcome multiple barriers and lifelong challenges

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Recent Job Seeker Achievements & Final AAC/ Newman Futures Movie Night

It has been a very busy month for AAC Newman – here are just some of the things AAC have

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Job Seekers Make Excellent Progress with Minprovise Traineeship.

One of our site Supervisors Victor Taylor is currently mentoring a number of Job Seekers through one of our newly created

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AAC Partner with De Grey Mining

last month we had the opportunity to meet with Bronwyn Campbell from De Grey Mining. Bronwyn was able to give

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PHICC Pink Breakfast

AAC Hedland Regional Manager Michelle Kivits, Site Manager Taylor Codina and George Cartwright from our Employment Services attended this years

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Make Each Day Your Masterpiece

AAC want to highlight the wonderful contributions of Annie in Paraburdoo. Our Paraburdoo Activity Supervisor Renee sat down with Annie

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Job Seekers Visit Marble Bar

Our Hedland job seekers and employer mentoring programs continue to gain momentum as the AAC team work along side job

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Ash Maintenance Clean Up

Last month whilst working on one of our projects in Tom Price, Ash Maintenance was approached by IBN. They asked

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Personal Development and Team Building

AAC staff from our Throssell Road and Wedgefield sites came together for an afternoon of Personal Development and Team building.  

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Fishing with Rex Workshop

AAC has commenced the “Fishing with Rex” workshop for jobseekers which will be held each Wednesday.   Job seekers are transported

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Angie Scores Two Jobs

We first met Angie in May this year. She had come up to the Pilbara from Perth, and had never

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Newman CCI Business Awards 2021

We are proud to announce that our Newman branch of Ashburton Aboriginal Corporation won the recent Not-For-Profit award for the

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Tiffaney Daley Continues to Achieve Success

Hardworking job seeker Tiffaney Daley has been attending our Workshop activity at Harwell Employment Training Centre on a Voluntary basis. 

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Downer Presentation for Job Seekers

AAC are currently running a number of successful Work Ready Programs. A number of job seekers received a presentation from

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Marble Bar Basketball Court Progress

In Marble Bar this week, activities centred on final preparations of the basketball court that has been under construction for

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Minprovise Provides Training and Apprenticeships to Job Seekers

Job Seekers attended an Information Session and Interview with Minprovise. Minprovise are mining contractors who provide specialist engineering, products &

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East Newman Street Blitz

Ashburton Aboriginal Corporation staff and job seekers had a blast helping out at the East Newman Street Blitz organised by

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Community Fun in Newman

AAC recently assisted with a number of events in Newman including a fun day, movie night, and Naidoc event. AAC

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Nameless Junnamarra Festival

We couldn’t have an August newsletter without mentioning one of Tom Price’s biggest events on the social calendar! Every year

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Welcome Darylyn

Staff Profile Darylyn Walley – Employment Pathway Advisor, Tom Price Tell us about yourself I am both Yammatji from my

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Welcome Shania

Staff Profile Shania Yeates – Employment Pathway Advisor, Tom Price Where are you from? I am a Yammatji person from

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Provider Performance at Clontaf AFL Footy Carnival

AAC were invited by the Clontarf Foundation to provide assistance and support to the Students at the Clontarf AFL Footy

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Tiffany Kicks her Goals

Tiffany Daley has been kicking goals and achieving her dreams. Tiffany recently reached her required hours for her P Plates,

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Victory in Vocational Training

Fortescue Metals Group has been providing opportunities for Aboriginal people to kick start their careers and secure employment

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Rowen’s Walk for 2021

Last week, Ashburton Staff and members of the community came together for this year’s Rowen’s Walk. Started four years ago

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Positive Vibes for a Community in Mourning

AAC visit the Gumala Aboriginal Corporation as they prepare for upcoming renovations. The AAC Team assisted Gumala in ensuring they

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Kicking Goals in the Pilbara

Kim Papertalk has come a long way since he stepped into the AAC Tom Price office in November 2020. Our

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Harwell Work Ready Program

Four of our Harwell Work Ready Programs Staff attended a business breakfast that was held at Hedland Hotel and put

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What is NAIDOC Week and why is it important?

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres

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NAIDOC Celebrations BBQ

On Friday the  9th July, The Department of Community Justice hosted a BBQ to coincide with this year’s NAIDOC Celebrations.

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Warralong Community – Civil Construction Plant Operations Course

Our Job Seekers are super excited that they are 13 weeks into completing their Certificate 3 in Civil Construction Plant

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The Yandeyarra Community

Last Month ACC Regional Manager Michelle Kivits and Community Coordinator Steve Horne were invited to attend this event by AAC

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Pilbara Sea Cadets

The Community Outreach team, Steve Horne and Terry Larson, have been assisting the Pilbara Sea Cadets with help from AAC

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Amazing Designs

Our talented Harwell Upholstery leading-hand – Rex Hughes – has recently worked on creating pillows with beautiful Aboriginal designs, that

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Rowen’s Walk

Ashburton Aboriginal Corporation participated and showed support to “Rowen’s Walk” on the 15th of August. Rowen’s Walk is a Walk

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The Blue Tree Project

Last month some of our AAC staff and the Local South Hedland Police took a photo standing outside our Harwell

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