Please find below new Cultural Programs in consultation with the College’s Aboriginal Engagement Project Officer, Rachel Roberts; an inspiring Bundjalung community member who believes in strong advocacy and the importance of identity and education awareness for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians to work collaboratively.
It has also been developed in consultation with Joel Orchard, the College’s Community Engagement Officer, Food systems activist, passionate advocate for young farmers and local food and an activated agricultural recognised industry networker.
We are proud to introduce our new initiative Cultural Programs, North Coast Community College recognises its role in empowering the local Indigenous Community through self-determination, education justice & cultural awareness.
Learn a broader awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and gain an understanding of what it means to be an Aboriginal today in Australia.
Discover First Nation Peoples knowledge of Land, Sea, Water and Spiritual connection to the land of Bundjalung Country. Acknowledge the traditional owners, past and present ancestors and elders of Aboriginal culture. Topics covered include: European Colonisation, Aboriginal & Torres Strait People history, policies, intergenerational impact and stolen generation trauma.
This course is delivered through North Coast Community College’s Aboriginal Engagement Project Officer, Rachel Roberts; an inspiring Bundjalung community member. Rachel believes in strong advocacy and the importance of identity and education awareness in the Northern Rivers. Join us on this journey!
Caring for the land? Have a connection to country? This Pathway is an exciting opportunity to learn land management skills while gaining valuable real life workplace experience. This course will be a hands-on opportunity to begin to build the skills and knowledge to progress to a AHC31516 Cert III in Indigenous Land Management or AHC30616 Cert. III or AHC20316 Cert II in Production Horticulture.
We are very excited to be launching this initiative with you and to support the development of training and employment pathways for the local indigenous community.