Tag: NAIDOC Week

Wan-Yaari teams with MatchWorks to deliver pre-employment program  

Participants with Wan-Yaari and MatchWorks team members.

Local Aboriginal consultancy service Wan-Yaari has teamed with Matchworks to enhance and improve interaction with the Indigenous community through a pilot pre-employment program. The 12-week program delivered by Wan-Yaari involved 10 Indigenous job seekers from the Barwon region, who graduated yesterday during NAIDOC Week. The program has provided a holistic approach and covered varying topics…

MatchWorks teams with Northern Blues FC to host NAIDOC Week celebrations

Indigenous dance group One Fire and didgeridoo player Wilfred Stewart.

MatchWorks Preston hosted NAIDOC Week celebrations on Wednesday evening in partnership with the Northern Blues Football Club. The celebrations, on July 5, kicked off with a Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony by Uncle John Baxter at Preston City Oval. Special guests included former AFL players Dean Rioli and Courtenay Dempsey and former Olympian hurdler Kyle…