December 2016

News

December 15, 2016

Seed funding granted

An application for seed funding under the University of Melbourne’s Indigenous Research Initiative scheme, and involving the CRC-REP’s Mike Dockery, has been successful. The project ‘Digital solutions for capturing connectedness and mobility data in remote Indigenous communities’ was allocated $50,000 and is due to be completed by February 2018. In addition to academics based with […]

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December 15, 2016

SA Government gets enduring community value from mining

Dr Boyd Blackwell, Principal Research Leader of the Enduring Community Value from Mining (ECVM) project, presented findings to the South Australian Government Department of State Development in October, including a preview of the ECVM Remote Community Toolkit. Departmental representatives once again confirmed the importance of ECVM’s work in helping inform the transition of Leigh Creek […]

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December 15, 2016

Remote education at your fingertips

Are you keen for an accessible summary of the Remote Educations Systems Project? The wait is over: a short video about the project and its findings is now available. It includes excerpts from presentations at Garma, and our ‘Red Dirt Curriculum’ lecture, along with a brief summary of the answers to the project’s four research […]

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December 15, 2016

And the Chief Minister’s Medal goes to…

We’d like to congratulate Sally Leigo, Principal Research Leader of the Precision Pastoral Management Tools project, who won a Chief Minister’s Medal at the Northern Territory Government Awards for Excellence in the Public Sector. This prestigious award recognises individuals in the public sector who have demonstrated outstanding and commendable public service. Only nine medals were […]

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December 15, 2016

Think Interplay Framework

This month, the Interplay Project team successfully launched their project findings, data visualisation tool and associated videos across four national locations. The interactive Interplay Wellbeing Framework is one output of the six years of research for this project. It explores and explains the interrelationships between work, education, health, wellbeing, community, culture and empowerment, to better […]

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December 15, 2016

Retention: we know what it takes

We’re nearing completion on a project for the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) that seeks to improve retention rates of remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in employment training programs to improve their employability. Some of the factors influencing retention include: how trainers both relate to students and work with employers the […]

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December 15, 2016

Sharing Knowledge for Stronger Communities

The Stronger Communities for Children (SCfC) facilitating partners, local community board members, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet representatives and other program members met in Katherine over 1–2 November to share stories of their SCfC journeys, challenges and successes. In a tremendously productive two days, sessions provided an opportunity for networking and learning, opening […]

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December 15, 2016

Ninti Networks

Ninti One will be hosting its Ninti Networks event in Sydney next Wednesday 7 December 2016. You are invited to join the Board and staff at this event to hear about our recent research findings as well as our work with the National Best Practice Unit for Tackling Indigenous Smoking. The event will be held […]

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December 15, 2016

Ninti One AGM

The Ninti One Annual General Meeting was held on the 16 of November, via teleconference. The Chair of Ninti One, Prof. Tom Calma AO reported that our main activity, the CRC-REP is due to end on the 30 of June 2017. As such, we have been focusing on producing important evidence-based findings across our twelve […]