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Five people stand in front of a mottled wall. A woman and a young man hold a painting between them. It is predominantly orange and yellow in colour with a circle at centre connected to other circles radiating from the first.

Stunning Indigenous designs reflect life-changing journeys

When the National Apprentice Employment Network (NAEN) was seeking Indigenous artwork designs for its website and corporate brochures, it was fortunate to be referred to brilliant Aboriginal graphic designer, Rhonda Sampson. Rhonda is a proud Kamilaroi woman who has designed artwork for the Mental Health Commission of NSW, One Door Mental Health, Souths Cares, Youth…

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Jessie Murray – Maxima Group

Jessie grew up in Albury with his family and attended James Fallon High School, which was local to the area. After completing year level 10 Jessie decided that he would like to follow a trade career and commenced an Apprenticeship in Carpentry, unfortunately this only last for 12 months as the employer ran out of…

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Luke Dunrobin – Gforce Employment Solutions

Luke Dunrobin, grew up in Mackay and completed Year 12 at Mackay Christian College. After school Luke started a carpentry apprenticeship but was unable to continue due to lack of work availability. Luke worked as a cleaner for 6 months in a family business however once again work availability declined and Luke was out of…

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Wilfred Cox – Kimberley Group Training

A former Kununurra Clontarf Academy graduate, Wilfred experienced a path full of twists and turns before deciding to pursue a career pathway in Carpentry and Joinery. Originally offered an apprenticeship when straight out of year 12, he was not able to continue on his trade back then.  In Wilfred’s words “I was not quite ready…

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