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Online YarnUp with the Aboriginal Languages Trust

 

The Aboriginal Languages Trust invites Aboriginal community members to participate in a series of online yarning sessions about language revitalisation in NSW. We’re asking our communities to help guide and inform the work of the Trust.

Their Strategic Plan will set the work to be carried out for communities over the next five years. We invite community members from each region to come, share and tell us how we can support your language aspirations.

Register

 Please choose one focus region to attend and visit alt.nsw.gov.au to register.

Registration closes COB Friday 8 October. Register for your chance to win a Trading Blak pack containing goodies from selected Blak businesses.

 Find out more at alt.nsw.gov.au or email ">

YarnUp focus regions and dates are:

·       North Coast – Wednesday 13 October

·       Hunter Central Coast – Thursday 14 October

·       Greater Sydney – Friday 15 October

·       New England North West – Monday 18 October

·       llawarra South East – Wednesday 20 October

·       Binaal Billa Central West – Thursday 21 October

·       Murdi Paaki – Friday 22 October

Spread the word

The Aboriginal Languages Trust are keen to ensure widespread community engagement and would appreciate the Online YarnUp information being shared with as many community members as possible.

Below is an A4 flyer regarding the YarnUps for further community distribution.

DOWNLOAD FLYER

 

 

NAISDA Dance College Applications

Do you know a young First Nations person with a passion for dance and culture? Perhaps someone thinking about their next step in the performing arts?
NAISDA Dance College is currently taking online applications for its 2022 intake of passionate and determined Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander dancers and performing artists aged 16 to 26. Applications for next year’s full-time training close on 1 November 2021. For more info, head to https://naisda.com.au/audition-for-naisda/

High School Program Team at CareerTrackers

This school holidays, September 28-30th the High School Program Team at CareerTrackers are hosting an amazing event for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in years 9-12.
The National Indigenous Online Career & University Expo will be hosted via GatherTown and is a fun interactive event for mob to find out info about post school education and professional career pathways, plus link with mob right across the country.
Please register your interest here https://www.careertrackers.org.au/registration/

2022 Nominations Open – NSW Women of the Year Awards

Nominate an extraordinary, everyday woman

The search is on! Do you know the next NSW Woman of the Year?
Nominations are open for the 2022 NSW Women of the Year Awards, which celebrate extraordinary, everyday women from all walks of life.

Nominate Now!

What are the Award categories?

  • NSW Woman of Excellence
  • NSW Aboriginal Woman of the Year
  • Aware Super NSW Community Hero of the Year
  • NSW Young Woman of the Year
  • NSW Regional Woman of the Year
  • The One to Watch Award, supported by the Advocate for Children and Young People.

The Premier’s Award for NSW Woman of the Year is selected by the Premier from the winners of the above categories.

Nominations close at 11.59pm on Friday 17 September 2021.

When will the winners be announced?

The winners will be announced at the NSW Women of the Year Awards ceremony on 9 March 2022.
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EOI: Project Officer for Bundjalung and Gumbaynggirr Culture Nests

Project Officer: Bundjalung Language and Culture Nest | 35 hours p/week

The NSW AECG is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from Bundjalung community members to work on projects to progress Bundjalung language teaching and learning. The position will be based within the Bundjalung Nation at Lismore.

Suitable applicants will have:

  • IT, Communication and administrative skills
  • Suitable applicants will also have sound demonstrated knowledge of Cultural Protocols and community connections for working across the diverse Bundjalung Nation
  • Suitable applicants will have their WWWC and probity or the willingness to obtain it
  • Must identify and be acknowledged and respected as being of Aboriginal descent
  • Have a working knowledge and understanding of Bundjalung Language and Culture
  • A current NSW Driver’s Licence is essential

Completed EOI forms will need to be received by COB Friday, August 27 2021.

For an EOI form and further information contact Desmond Barton on either:
Phone: 0417 497 091 or
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Project Officer: Gumbaynggirr Language and Culture Nest | 35 hours p/week

The NSW AECG is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from Gumbaynggirr community members to work on projects to progress Gumbaynggirr language teaching and learning. The position will be based within the Gumbaynggirr Nation at Nambucca.

Suitable applicants will have:

  • IT, Communication and administrative skills
  • Suitable applicants will also have sound demonstrated knowledge of Cultural Protocols and community connections for working across the diverse Gumbaynggirr Nation
  • Suitable applicants will have their WWWC and probity or the willingness to obtain it
  • Must identify and be acknowledged and respected as being of Aboriginal descent
  • Have a working knowledge and understanding of Gumbaynggirr Language and Culture
  • A current NSW Driver’s Licence is essential

Completed EOI forms will need to be received by COB Friday, August 27 2021.

For an EOI form and further information contact Desmond Barton on either:
Phone: 0417 497 091 or
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Community Engagement Officer & Policy Officer Positions

 

 

Exciting and rewarding job opportunities – Closing the Gap

 

The NSW AECG are seeking motivated and suitably experienced and qualified people to join the NSW AECG Closing the Gap team for a Community Engagement Officer and a Policy Officer positions.

For more information, please download the role descriptions below.

Community Engagement Officer: Tamworth (Identified)

Policy Officer: Sydney

To apply and for more information, please send to Catherine Trindall at ">

Applications close COB Friday 20th August 2021. No late applications will be accepted.

 

EOI: Pirru Thangkuray Project Officer

Location: Peel network (Tamworth)

The NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Inc. (NSW AECG) is seeking expressions of interest for a Project Officer to join the Pirru Thangkuray team, with the aim to meet the Premiers Priority: to increase the proportion of Aboriginal students attaining year 12 by 50% by 2023, while maintaining their cultural identity.

Type of Employment: Full time – 35 hours per week
Annual Salary: $72,800 Gross plus Superannuation

Requirements of the position
• Aboriginality
• A paid Working with Children’s Check and National Police Check (Probity)
• Current Driver’s License
• Effective Oral and written Communication skills
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Demonstrated skills to engage and work across a variety of stakeholders
• Understanding of Education and working with Aboriginal students in High School
• Able to facilitate and deliver Cultural Engagement programs.
• Demonstrated ability to deliver goal setting strategies
• Knowledge of the Aboriginal Community
• Understanding and knowledge of: community, government and non-government service providers and support programs.

The successful applicant will work across a targeted number of schools within the Tamworth, Peel Network. The Project Officer will be an employee of the NSW AECG INC. and will work in collaboration with the Pirru Thangkuray (Dream Strong) Cultural Engagement and Goal Setting Team.

Note: The NSW AECG Inc. considers that being Aboriginal is a genuine occupational qualification under section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

For further information please contact: Troy Freeburn Project Coordinator, Lismore Office on 0428 957 607 ">


How to apply for this position:
  1. A written Expression of Interest of no more than 2 pages, outlining your background, skills and experiences in relation to the requirement of the position as above.
  2. Include the names and phone numbers of 2 referees. Applications due: Friday 3rd September 2021 COB