Stories

ITRAFFIC graduates find work at home

Congratulations to our recent ITRAFFIC graduates who finished the program in February, 2017. All graduates were able to find work placement in their home town.

ITRAFFIC is a nationally recognised pre-employment program in traffic control run in partnership with Aboriginal Pathways and the Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES). It awards participating students both Traffic Controller and Traffic Management certification (also known as blue and yellow cards) as well as providing practical and formal skills to gain and maintain employment in the traffic control industry. Read more ...

Saltwater Freshwater Festival a great chance to connect

Aboriginal Pathways recently enjoyed a fantastic day of culture and connection at the Saltwater Freshwater Festival held at the North Coast Regional Botanic Garden in Coffs Harbour.

Coordinated by the Saltwater Freshwater Arts Alliance in conjunction with numerous Local Aboriginal Land Councils, the Saltwater Freshwater Festival celebrates survival, diversity and pride with a day of musical, cultural and arts exhibitions, including work by some of the best Aboriginal talent in the country. Read more ...

AES CEO Kristy Masella (centre) is excited to partner with Aboriginal Pathways

AES excited to partner with Aboriginal Pathways

The Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) is excited to have partnered with Aboriginal Pathways.

The AES is a 100% Indigenous managed, national, not-for-profit Recruitment Company dedicated to providing career opportunities for our mob. As part of their long-term business development strategy, the company has partnered with Aboriginal Pathways to deliver customised training for 45 employees. Read more ...

Congratulations iFARES Class of 2016!

Aboriginal Pathways is proud to congratulate this year's iFARES graduates who celebrated their achievements on November 25.

“iFARES” is short for Indigenous Fire and Rescue Employment Strategy and is an innovative training program especially for Aboriginal people. The program comprises a partnership between TAFE NSW and Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) to provide a solid background of skills and training in all aspects of firefighting and rescue. Combined with communication and other skills, iFARES sets our students on the path to representing our mob in permanent FRNSW ranks.  Read more ...

Networking Event a great success

A rewarding and informative night was enjoyed by all at the Aboriginal Pathways Networking Event held at Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach on October 12.

The evening was hosted by Aboriginal Pathways to talk about Aboriginal employment and workforce solutions and was attended by a number of employers, government agencies and Vocational Education and Training (VET) experts. Participants included members of the Gold Coast Titans NRL team along with representatives of the National Parks and Wildlife Service, Lifeline and Corrective Services NSW. Read more ...