New staff have arrived at Wurrumiyanga bringing positive energy, experience and new directions to the team. TITEB is pleased to introduce three new team members in the areas of CDP Activities, Womens Centre and CDP Employment Services at Wurrumiyanga. Geoff Collins, CDP
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In 2019, we hosted the highly anticipated Coxswain training on both islands, first on Melville Island in July-August then onto Bathurst Island in August-September. All relevant stakeholders were involved including Tiwi Islands Regional Council, the Land Council and Tiwi Enterprises. Coastal Tug
Men at all sites have been busy cleaning and mowing yards, doing community cleanups, assisting community prepare for ceremonies and using their new skills gained from the large variety of training provided. Milikapiti has rebuilt its Hydroponics after a fire caused significant
The Women's Centre at Wurrumiyanga has been transformed and now has a well-equipped kitchen. The women have been learning to prepare healthy and delicious food on a budget whilst gaining skills and confidence to prepare for employment. Other highlights have included tie
Jackie McSkimming (Scrymgour) is a proud Tiwi woman. Through her mother, Clare Scrymgour (Mollominni), Jackie inherited Tiwi identity and obligations as a member of the Maradui Skin Group. Her father Jack Scrymgour (Woods) was forcibly removed as a child from his home
Chris Brogan, CDP Engagement Officer talks about the important work being done by CDP participants at Milikapiti. Women work in screen printing, creating printed textiles from original artworks by Tiwi ladies. Artwork is hand silkscreen printed onto fabric and made up into
CDP community construction projects are helping Tiwi men get qualified for work in the construction industry, including gaining their Prepare to Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White Card). As part of their training, job seekers learn to operate different machinery including
TITEB CDP Supervisor, Patrick Puruntatameri supervises around 90 men doing wonderful work for the community of Pirlangimpi. The CDP Program has two parts – helping people find work, and finding ways for participants to contribute to their communities while learning work skills.
TITEB wants to see Tiwi people working and participating in community life, helping to build a better future for themselves and their families. Patrick Puruntatameri, CDP Supervisors at Pirlangimpi believes that participating in CDP activities is an important step towards getting a
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