Employment

  • Tiwi Women gaining vital knowledge

    By Joline Bouwer | October 30, 2018

    This month the amazing ladies from Wurrumiyanga CDP Womens activity were featured in a Charles Darwin Article " Students going 'bananas' over horticultural this August.  Over the past 10 months the Wurrumiyanga women have been traveling into Darwin to complete their Certificate

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  • Training & Employment

    TITEB supporting Tiwi labourers

    By Joline Bouwer | August 17, 2018

    In May, the Tiwi Islands Training and Employment Board conducted for its CDP participants a White Card Training to assist community members with getting a necessary qualification to do construction work. A group of 12 men had worked hard to complete these

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  • 2018 National Forum on Child Protection

    By Joline Bouwer | June 29, 2018

    This week TITEB Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Maria Harvey and CDP Employment Manager Moya Perry were invited to speak at the National Forum on Child Protection in Darwin. The Forum was held over three days at the Hilton in Darwin City. The

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  • 2018 Wurrumiyanga Men’s Activities

    By Joline Bouwer | March 05, 2018

    This year Tony Furness and his mens crew have been well underway with the courses and training preparing them for the working fields. This year the farm participants started the year off with a 2 week course that taught the participants various

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  • Milikapiti Farm positions vacant

    By Kaye Hall | February 05, 2018

    Would you like to work at Milikapiti Farm? Farm manager, Donald Wilson, says he currently employs four people, and a further 2-3 positions will be filled in the future. Working conditions at the farm take into account cultural and gender issues, and

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  • Donald’s dream come true

    By Kaye Hall | February 02, 2018

    Donald Wilson spent 12 months with TITEB’s ‘work for the dole’ program. He is now Milikapiti Farm Manager. For Donald who grew up in the Riverland of South Australia (citrus and grape growing country) working at Milikapiti Farm is a dream come

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  • Tiwis job ready for Port Melville

    By Kaye Hall | February 02, 2018

    Port Melville, Port Manager, Lindsay Whiting is a Tiwi man. He is committed to working with the community to get Tiwis job ready for positions at Port Melville. The main activities at Port Melville are shipping of woodchips and bulk fuels. At

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  • TITEB helps with "gruelling" job application process

    By Kaye Hall | February 02, 2018

    Port Melville, Port Manager, Lindsay Whiting, is grateful to TITEB for their help to complete a “gruelling” employee application process when he needed a position filled within a week. The process can be challenging, especially when ID, passports and licences need to

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  • Tankerman position available

    By Kaye Hall | February 01, 2018

    Located on Melville Island, Port Melville was built in 2013/14 as a common user port with the main activities being the shipping of woodchips and bulk fuels. Despite the recent slow down in the gas and oil industry, Port Manager, Lindsay Whiting

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  • Love of cars leads to new career

    By Kaye Hall | February 01, 2018

    Spencer Martin has always loved working with cars and sees a great future as a motor mechanic. With the support of TITEB, Nguiu Garage and CDU, Spencer is now almost finished his apprenticeship in Late Motor Vehicle Technology. When you start an

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  • Award-winning apprentice

    By Kaye Hall | February 01, 2018

    Spencer Martin is an award-winning apprentice mechanic who lives with his partner at Wurrumiyanga. In 2018 he will complete his apprenticeship in Late Motor Vehicle Technology with Nguiu Garage, proudly supported by TITEB and CDU. Spencer is proud of his achievements. In

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  • Tiwi College Apprentice's

    By Joline Bouwer | December 12, 2017

    Pictured above are two of the Tiwi College based teachers assistants(KK and Bobette) who recently purchased new laptop for their Certificate 111 in Education Support Studies.Tiwi College Teachers Assistants are completing Cert III in Educations Support through Apprenticeship arrangements through TITEB’s GTO.

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  • Working at Tiwi College

    By Kaye Hall | October 19, 2017

    Tiwi College is run by the Tiwi Education Board for Tiwi people and their goal is to be fully managed and staffed by Tiwi at some point in the future. Principal, Stuart Ward, says Tiwi College is always looking for Tiwi people

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  • Wajijapi at Darwin Art Fair

    By Joline Bouwer | October 18, 2017

    The Pirlangimpi Women’s Centre (Wajijapi) had a stellar year this year at the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (DAAF) in August with record breaking sales. Renowned artist Aly de Groot was spent a week with Wajijapi earlier in the year, and for the

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  • Sista Gals’ Adventures

    By Joline Bouwer | October 18, 2017

    In the past, engaging the Tiwi Island’s Sista Girls was extremely hard. They were a marginalised group who weren’t comfortable attending men’s activities and most of our women's activities were not a good fit either. The Sydney Mardi Gras Project was initially

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  • Red Cross Hosted Activities

    By Kaye Hall | September 18, 2017

    Employers are encouraged to host CDP Activities where job seekers can build capacity and skills for future employment, whilst also helping the community. In Wurrumiyanga, Red Cross have a host agreement with TITEB to run youth activities, with the help of CDP

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  • Working at Milikapiti School

    By admin | September 04, 2017

    Milikapiti School Principal, Katherine Leo, would like to see more local people working at the school, providing strong links with the community, students and their families. She is looking for positive role models, who are willing to work with the students and

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  • Volunteering Leads to Work

    By admin | September 04, 2017

    The Red Cross hosts CDP activities, which means that CDP participants help out with Red Cross programs like the youth program and holiday program, as well as gardening. Alison Vigona is proof that CDP participation can lead to work. Alison has been

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  • Youth Workers at Red Cross

    By admin | September 04, 2017

    Alan Kerinaiua and Samson Mungatopi work for the Red Cross Youth Program, and they are halfway through their Certificate II in Community Services. The Youth Program provides after school activities for 50-60 kids on the oval from 2:30 to 4:30pm. Alan has

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  • Working at Tiwi Design

    By admin | September 04, 2017

    If people are are looking for meaningful work, Tiwi Design will find a place for them. Some people have worked at Tiwi Design for 10 years. They might initially be very shy and unable to take phone calls without feeling intimidated. Now

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  • Cultural Tourism Project at Tiwi Design

    By admin | September 04, 2017

    As Manager of Tiwi Design, Steve Anderson works closely with TITEB who have been supplying a fantastic pool of workers for more than 10 years. Many local people have done activities and training at Tiwi Design, and moved into jobs in administration,

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  • TITEB Gives You Choices

    By admin | September 04, 2017

    Michael Heenan really appreciates the support that TITEB has given him over the years. He really likes working in the sun and sweating it out a bit, so his first job was at the farm where he became a supervisor, and then

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  • Working at Manupi Arts

    By admin | September 04, 2017

    Manupi Arts and TITEB work closely together. Many local artists work at Manupi, and CDP participants have also been helping with preparations for building works about to commence. A team of capable guys have moved an amazing amount of artwork and supplies

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  • CDP Leads to Employment

    By admin | September 04, 2017

    Michelle Woody Minnapinni desperately wanted to work, so she started with TITEB. Her goal was to learn about technology and administration. Through TITEB she did computer training, cooking, and learnt about banking. She was doing artwork at Jilamara (where her partner, Nicholas

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  • Overcoming Barriers

    By admin | September 01, 2017

    TITEB has some real success stories on staff in Milikapiti. Michael Page runs the hydroponics and is working towards his dream. Our Men’s Activities Supervisor, Claver Warlamerapui, is 61 and still going strong. Kylie Puruntatameri was a CDP participant who trained up

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  • Claver is Still Going Strong

    By admin | September 01, 2017

    When most men would have retired from manual labour, Claver Warlamerapui is still still firing on all cylinders and holding down a full time job. He’s 61 and fitter than people half his age, still working, still making money. Claver is our

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  • Developing Job-skills

    By admin | September 01, 2017

    Chris Brogan works for TITEB in Milikapiti delivering the message that CDP activities are not all bad. After they’ve signed a job plan, Chris encourages people to fulfil their obligations so they don’t get penalised. We all know it’s ‘work for the

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  • CDP Employment

    By admin | September 01, 2017

    On the Tiwi Islands, permanent jobs can be hard to find. Many working-age Tiwis have Centrelink agreements that include CDP participation agreements. CDP activities (otherwise known as working for the dole) help people maintain a work-like routine while they are looking for

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