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Martu Education Alliance

TELFER recently hosted a meeting of the Martu Schools Alliance (MSA), a program Newcrest has supported since the start of the initiative began nearly five years ago. About 40 participants involved in the education industry, together with some Martu and representatives of the Western Desert Lands Aboriginal Council (WDLAC), attended the meeting. Also in attendance […]

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Support for School Microscopes

Newcrest’s Community Relations team at Telfer responded positively to a request to sponsor magnifying microscopes for all schools in the Western Desert. The units will be used for art, in school gardens; for science clubs; and for many other school activities – not just science in the class room. As a project taken on by […]

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Martu Education Alliance

Martu Education Alliance launches Direct Instruction program at Telfer TELFER recently hosted a meeting of  the Martu Education Alliance to officially launch the Direct Instruction (DI) program in the region. About 70 participants from various backgrounds and including some 50 Martu people, attended the launch. Noel Pearson, head of Cape York Partnerships and one of […]

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Teaching the young about diabetes

To combat the alarming growth of diabetes in Indigenous populations, Diabetes WA has an Aboriginal Health Unit dedicated to providing education about prevention and management of diabetes. Andy helps deliver dental hygiene messages. Andy and Derek Nannup Visiting remote communities is part of the program and the Unit attended the sports carnival at Nullagine earlier […]

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Brilliant Trainees

They’re motivated. They’re interested. They’ve bonded together as a team. And trainer Bruce Keane is confident each of the 14 men and women from Warralong, South Hedland and Bidyadanga will successfully complete their studies. This is the fourth group of Telfer-based students Bruce has trained in the past three years, and the first students to […]

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School Attendance Rewarded

School attendance rewarded with a big splash Thursday November 18 2010 was a sunny day sandwiched between two cloudy ones. While the day created a sweltering environment for Emergency Services to respond to a training exercise, it set the perfect scene for a group of RAWA School students at Punmu to splash about in the […]

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Education Scholarships

Newcrest Development/ Education Scholarships For Karriyarra, Njamal, Ngarla, and Warrarn-Birrimaya Language Group members As an integral component of its Community Policy and initiatives, Newcrest is committed to providing Development / Education Scholarship funding to assist members of the Karriyarra, Njamal, Ngarla, and Warrarn-Birrimaya Language Groups who lack opportunities to develop their potential. The Newcrest Development […]

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Educational Scholarships

Purpose As an integral component of its Community Policy and Initiatives, Newcrest is committed to providing Development / Education Scholarship funding to assist local Indigenous people who lack opportunities to develop their potential. The Newcrest Development / Education Scholarships offer financial and personal support to encourage and enable successful Applicants to further their skills and […]