Wurrumiyanga

  • 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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  • 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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  • Mechanics Apprenticeship at Nguiu Garage

    By Kaye Hall | October 19, 2017

    As a Group Training Organisation, TITEB has supported the apprenticeships of apprentice mechanics, Spencer Martin and Basil Ullungura at Nguiu Garage. Running a busy garage makes it difficult to find the time to coordinate travel and accommodation, so TITEB has taken care of

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  • Cape Fourcroy Camp

    By Kaye Hall | October 19, 2017

    In August 2017, participants doing the Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways at Wurrumiyanga organised two-day camp at Cape Fourcroy as part of their course. Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways (otherwise known as Foundation Skills)

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  • Foundation Skills Pathway to Work

    By Kaye Hall | October 19, 2017

    At the Wurrumiyanga Training Centre, Cecelia Holmes and Fred Tipiloura are working towards their Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways. This course is for people who need to develop general education, language and literacy skills to a level where they can get a

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  • Cathy Freeman ‘Today is a School Day’

    By Kaye Hall | October 19, 2017

    At Wurrumiyanga, on the first day of every term we do the Cathy Freeman ‘Today is a School Day’ walk to school, which is a walk through the community on the first day of school, collecting students along the way. The ‘Today is

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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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  • Women's Gardening Program

    By Kaye Hall | October 19, 2017

    At Wurrumiyanga Women’s Centre, there are lots of opportunities for women to get involved in activities they enjoy, such as arts, cooking, cleaning, as well as courses. In December, we will have six women graduating in Gardening at CDU. Our gardening program has been

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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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  • 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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  • 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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