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ALC 15 year strategic plan 2012-2027



ALC 15 year strategic plan 2012-2027


Anindilyakwa Land Council


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Anindilyakwa Land Council (N.T.) -- Periodicals; Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Groote Eylandt -- Periodicals

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ALC 15 year Strategic Plan 11. Actions in Summary 139 124. Build skills within the current workforces to match the jobs that are available currently and for those which will be required in the future including in mining, essential services delivery and to build a culture-based economy. Literacy and numeracy training underpins this. 125. Encourage employers to build recruitment programs that meet their immediate recruitment needs but allow for flexibility and change. For example, the new GEMCO eight-week pre employment training package to be rolled out January 2013 combines lessons learned from past successes and addresses failures to better engage unemployed people. 126. Major employers to work together with the RJCP provider to increase awareness of employment, provide retention programs to support Indigenous staff, continue development of community networks with other service providers, promote cross cultural awareness among employers, and reverse cross culture among employees. 127. Education and training levels and secondary responses to labour market needs on island are to be improved. This can be achieved by linking with the Trade Training Centres, Cultural Centres and schools on island. The Culture Centres can offer projects which engage ongoing learning via different multimedia literacy activities through film making, digital storytelling and recording projects. This will need to include a school-based transition program into employment (work experience system). 128. Youth employment and skill development needs to be promoted via the RJCP Youth Corp program, including introducing a youth learnership wage, a youth training subsidy, measures to avoid the displacement of existing workers when new young employees are taken on, and improved careers services in schools working in partnership with RJCP provider. 129. Partnering with medical professionals and governments to manage substance misuse is essential. If this initial issue has not been addressed, it will impact on completing training and retaining employment. Associated criminal convictions and prison time off island also impacts on future employment. 130. Skills need to be developed to meet the needs of Groote Eylandt after the mine has closed. The continued use of the Trade Training Centres and Cultural Centres and engagement of the schools will support long-term goals of employment in the sectors.