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Healthy boost for Peel targets skills shortage

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A ground-breaking health care course at Challenger Institute of Technology is helping Aboriginal people in the Peel region get trained in a critical skills shortage area.

Challenger Institute foundation and cultural studies director Mardi Dwyer said the inaugural Pathways to Better Health program aimed to boost the employability of...

 

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Last Updated on Friday, 06 July 2012 11:38

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School to bind communities with a What Works program

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Lisa Rainbow feared Aboriginal people.

She went to a primary school with eight students in Comara NSW and was scared of the Indigenous children who seemed to so different to her.

"There was not interaction," the woman who now lives with a Kalkadoon man, Wayne Grice, said.

"It was in the 1970s and we were separated.

"We...

 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 28 June 2012 11:18

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