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  • In the remote gulf town of Doomadgee, pedestrian safety is being greatly improved through the construction of new purpose-built pathways by a local workforce.   Doomadgee Aboriginal Shire Council (DASC) have partnered with Community Owned Enterprises (COE) and locally owned contractors Gulf Bui

  • The Napranum community is already reaping the benefits of our new Skilling Queenslanders for Work (SQW) construction project there. Twelve indigenous trainees are currently undertaking a range of activities to improve amenity around their remote township in the Western Cape region.   Strong int

  • The Napranum Farm has been given a new lease on life thanks to a flourishing partnership between Napranum Aboriginal Shire Council, The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT) and Community Owned Enterprises (COE).   A new Skilling Queenslanders for Work (SQW*) initiative

  • In a small but touching ceremony in mid-December, we celebrated the success of our ten participants in the first Mapoon Skilling Queenslanders for Work (SQW) program, including several who have obtained ongoing employment.   Made possible by the strong partnerships between Community Owned Enter

  • True to their name the “Na’Muk’A’Run’ Mob” (No mucking around mob) in Napranum are already involved in several community projects thanks to ongoing social and economic support from Community Owned Enterprises (COE).   The local community had identified an ongoing issue in that older people...

  • As our Mapoon participants near the completion of their Construction Certificates, Community Owned Enterprises’ Scott McAlister and Katie Wallace and “Na’Muk’a’Run’ Mob” coordinator and participant mentor Jack Wipa visited them to assist with identifying and capitalising on the opportunities this tr