Pirlangimpi

  • Women’s work

    By Kaye Hall | February 02, 2018

    Angelina Moreen is a long-time TITEB staff member. She loves hanging out with the ladies doing screen printing, making pillow cases, cushions and clothes, and going out hunting and fishing. As a Tiwi-owned organisation, TITEB recognises the importance of women’s work and

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  • Great way to start the day

    By Kaye Hall | February 02, 2018

    According to Chris Brogan, CDP Engagement Officer, ‘work for the dole’ participants are happy and laughing early in the morning, enjoying a coffee together and planning their day. “Sometimes when we go to the social club later that evening they’re still talking

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  • Women's work

    By Kaye Hall | February 01, 2018

    Fiona Puruntatameri is an accomplished artist who draws from her Tiwi art and culture to produce magnificent screen printed fabric and garments. She also works at the Pirlangimpi Women’s Centre where she teaches the ladies how to do lino cuts and printing.

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  • Kali, lets go to work!

    By Kaye Hall | February 01, 2018

    CDP Supervisor, Noel Galarla says, “Kali (come) let’s go to work!” Job seekers are expected to do up to 25 hours per week of work, and no one wants to miss out on their Centrelink payments. So come to work every day.

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  • CDP works for the community

    By Kaye Hall | February 01, 2018

    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.

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  • Learn skills that lead to employment

    By Kaye Hall | February 01, 2018

    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

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  • Sistagirls get to work

    By Kaye Hall | February 01, 2018

    Mark Babui is one of three sistagirls working at the Pirlangimpi Women’s Centre, designing and making clothes for the community and visitors. Initially the sistagirls focused on making clothes for the 2017 Sydney Mardi Gras. It was the first time they were

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  • Pirlangimpi Mob making the most out of old fuel drums

    By Joline Bouwer | January 25, 2018

    Manager Matt Turner has been teaching the boys how to weld this week in Pirlangimpi. They have been gathering old empty fuel drums laying around the community and the dump and making them into BBQs. Each job seeker will have a turn

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  • High Attenders Awarded

    By Joline Bouwer | January 16, 2018

    Looking back at 2017 we thank all of the jobseekers and staff for an eventful and great year! Every day our staff work tirelessly around the clock to ensure that our jobseekers attend and achieve great outcomes in the activities sectors. Last

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  • Bringing Up Great Kids Program - Relationships Australia

    By Joline Bouwer | December 15, 2017

    This year past year and a half Tiwi Islands Training and Employment Board’s activities have been partnering with the ‘Bringing up Great kids’ (BUGKs) program run by Relationships Australia. The program has been successfully run in Milikapiti, pirlangimpi and Wurrumiyanga with great

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  • Come Back to School

    By Kaye Hall | October 19, 2017

    Our Yellow Shirts will do whatever they can to help kids get to school. A big incentive is our End of Term $500 Hamper Draw with one lucky winner per school, per term. Kids who come to school every day for a

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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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  • Women’s Centre at Pirlangimpi

    By admin | September 04, 2017

    The TITEB Women’s Coordinator in Pirlangimpi, Deborah Rasmussen, is making sure women are being trained up in what they want to do, skills that are beneficial to them and the community. “It’s not at the point yet where it’s self-sufficient, but that’s

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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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  • Pularumpi School

    By admin | August 17, 2017

    Pirlangimpi has a population of about 300 people and the local school, Pularumpi School, has children enrolled in school from pre-school to Year 8. Through all programs offered at the school, there is a strong recognition of the inclusion of Tiwi culture and the

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  • Why go to school?

    By admin | August 17, 2017

    The law says that all children in Australia must go to school every day, Monday to Friday. This is because going to school every day and getting a good education leads to a better future for the child and the whole community.

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