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  • We recently caught up with the trainees from both the Skilling Queenslanders for Work (SQW) projects we are currently running in Napranum, on the western side of the Cape York Peninsula.   Ten trainees are working to repair and reinvigorate the Napranum community farm and...

  • Natalie Samuel feels like luck is on her side after taking out the Tropical North Queensland Bob Marshman Trainee of the year award.   This Queensland Training Award recognises the progress Natalie has made, not only in completing her 12-month Certificate III in Business Administration...

  • 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