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3 events - One gathering

It’s time to change the narrative, to put an end to the history of disempowerment and to give the voice back to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. When individuals and communities unite together as one and set strong foundations, positive futures are built and a new story is written.
Together we can create change.
Together as one, The National Indigenous Empowerment Summit brings you three events in one gathering; The National Indigenous Education Forum, National Indigenous Employment Forum and The National Indigenous Economic Development Forum.

3rd National Indigenous Education

3 – 5 September 2019

Hilton Cairns

National Indigenous Employment

3 – 5 September 2019

Hilton Cairns

6th National Indigenous Economic Development Forum

3 – 5 September 2019

Hilton Cairns

Attend this summit and learn how to:

    Effectively engage Indigenous students in the classroom

    Build strong connections between Indigenous families, communities and schools

    Support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people into employment

    Attract, recruit and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees

      Connect community development with employment outcomes

      Create economically sustainable and thriving communities

      Develop collaborative partnerships

Join us

    1. 60

    Community and
    government leaders

    1. 300


    1. 50

    case studies
    from around Australia

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  1. Hilton Cairns

  2. 34 Esplanade,

  3. Cairns City QLD 4870,

  4. Australia

  5. +61 7 4050 2000

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  1. +61 02 9247 6333

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