From War Torn South Sudan to New Hope in Alice Springs

Refugee Week is celebrated June 16-22, it’s a time to celebrate refugees’ contributions to our society and to raise awareness and learn through their stories. Most days in Alice Springs locals can see an African man pushing trolleys at their local Coles Supermarket, while Ruben says it can be a tiring job, it’s one he’s […]

Darwin students are sew generous


Darwin locals are showing their true colours in a quilt-making project, which will be donated to a disability college in Queensland when completed. The quilt, which is being made in the colours of the Aboriginal flag, is being made for NAIDOC Week by students from the STEPS Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program. The […]

STEPS student speaks at Reconciliation Day


It was Reconciliation Day in regional Queensland town Atherton, and the community filled a local café and people spilled out into the street, listening through open windows. As part of the morning’s presentations, community Elders, business owners and Mayor Joe Paronella listened to a speech by STEPS Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program student […]

Work in a remote community a rewarding experience


Off the coast of Arnhem Land on the beautiful remote island community of Millingimbi, trainer Glen Wood has found a job he loves and a lifestyle that suits him to a tee. Glen is a trainer for STEPS’ Skills for Education and Employment (SEE) program helping people gain the skills needed to achieve employment in […]