Are you looking for work, the Mandandanji Board have met with the team at Indigenous WorkStars and Empowering Communities to make sure there are real opportunities for Mandandanji people. Under the Indigenous Land Use Agreement between QGC and Mandandanji people, Indigenous WorkStars is engaged by QGC to specifically support Mandandanji individuals to gain employment at QGC, with QGC contractors and outside the gas industry. QGC and Indigenous WorkStars are actively working to increase the number of Indigenous people employed within the natural gas industry in Queensland over the past 5 years. If you’d like to take advantage of this free service, all individuals have to do is register their interest with Indigenous WorkStars by visiting www.workstars.com.au or phoning 07 5334 9911. , The team can guide you through preparing a résumé and linking you to jobs.
If you’re not quite ready for work or need to update and change your skills to be job ready the team at Empowering Community Strategy are keen to help. Derek Collins m. 0427 931 347 is keen to make contact with anyone thinking of doing a traineeship, apprenticeship or up – skilling to take up future job options with Shell – QGC. A program was recently launched in Chinchilla particularly targeting Yr 11-12 students. Give Derek a call for more information or check out the website. (www.empoweringcommunitystrategy.org)