Celebrating history and culture at NAIDOC Family Fun Day

On Friday July 28 STEPS staff at Gympie and local community members came together at Nelson Reserve for NAIDOC Family Fun Day. STEPS Gympie business manager Rachael Moore says they had a fantastic time celebrating the day and especially enjoyed the dance performance. STEPS Group Australia had an interactive stall at the event and invited […]

Deadly Turn Out for Townsville’s NAIDOC Week Celebration

STEPS staff and hundreds of community members in Townsville proudly marched down Thuringowa Drive on Friday July 7 in celebration of NAIDOC Week.  With flags and banners raised high, clapping sticks bringing the rhythm to impromptu dancing, and cheers from supporters on the side-line, the atmosphere was electrifying at this year’s Deadly Day Out event […]

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 […]

Zackary nominated for a NAIDOC Award


After securing a traineeship earlier this year, Zackary Johnson has been nominated for the 2018 Bundaberg and District NAIDOC Apprentice/Trainee of the Year Award. Working in administration at Gidarjil Development Corporation, the aspiring business owner is currently studying a Certificate III in Business. Zackary said he has learnt a lot since starting his new role […]

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 […]