Projects found: 7

Indigenous Youth Employment Consultants Program Evaluation

Client: Department of Employment and Workplace Relations (DEWR)

Location/s: Logan, Townsville (QLD), Geraldton, Perth (WA), Adelaide, Port Augusta (SA), Redfern, Central coast, (NSW), Bairnsdale (VIC), Hobart (TAS), Darwin, Alice Springs (NT)

Evaluation of a program targeted to disengaged Indigenous youth 15-19 years to support them to remain at school, or undertake training or employment in the transition from school to work. The project required visits to 12 pilot sites located in each state and the NT, conducting focus groups and interviews with youth participants, Job Network…

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Male Aboriginal Serial Offenders – Experience of Desisting from Crime and ‘Going Good’

Location/s: Western NSW

Kate Sullivan’s report to community groups and participants of research undertaken in north-western NSW as part of her Doctoral Research, which was funded by The Australian Research Council and the Bureau of Crime statistics. Link to the full PhD thesis at

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Mutitjulu Community Planning

Client: Mutitjulu Community Council, Northern Territory

Location/s: Mutitjulu (NT)

With Wynter Hill Consulting, prepared a Community Plan, a Housing Plan, an Education and Training plan and a Business and Enterprise Strategy for this Central Australian community at Uluru (Ayers Rock), where the first language is Pitjantjatjara. (Project funded by OLMA, PAN and ATSIC.)

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Evaluation of Supported Playgroup Program, Regional NSW

Client: UnitingCare Burnside, Dubbo

Location/s: Dubbo, Gulargambone, Narromine, Warren, Trangie, Coonamble (NSW)

The review of the Orana Supported Playgroups project involved interviewing managers, staff and participating parents, attendance at and observation of playgroups in participating communities (mostly Aboriginal) and facilitation of a feedback workshop with the Management Committee. The report made a range of recommendations about strengthening the program.

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Respite Options and Camps for Kids Program Evaluation

Client: UnitingCare Burnside, Dubbo

Location/s: Dubbo

These programs in regional NSW had a high Aboriginal participation rate. Data for the evaluation was collected by a telephone interviews with referral agencies and participating parents and carers. Face-to-face group discussions were conducted with parents and children at a social function designed to accommodate the research.

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