Projects

Baniyala Mataka we are seeking to raise $20,000 to establish a garage and vehicle maintenance facility in Baniyala this includes training and travel funds so that local residents can go and train at Yalnji Mataka with Kuku Yalanji elder Bennett Walker in Mossman.

Bamiyala Garage funds are being sought to create an inground or above ground steel and concrete fuel facility at Baniyala. $100,000 is needed to build this facility.

As Rio Tinto Alcans multi-billion dollar Gove upgrade nears its completion and begins to wind down, the major national construction firms that produced the work have begun to pack their bags. The expansion has meant production of alumina has increased, as have the movement and processing of ore, and the processing of waste. So, while major construction wanes, the requirements for expanded ongoing service provision creates new opportunities for Gove region businesses.<p>

<a href="http://www.isx.org.au/data/resources/files/Territor_ Q_Gumatj.pdf"> Gumatj Enterprise An Article from Territory Q</a><p>

<a href="http://www.isx.org.au/data/resources/files/Jack_T.wmv"> A Short Movie on Gumatj Initative and the Jack Thompson Foundation</a><p>

Bawaka Homeland is located on the beachfront in Port Bradshaw south of Nhulunbuy, North East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory. Access is usually by 4WD, the scenic trip takes approximately 90 minutes from Nhulunbuy (45 mins on dirt road and 45 mins on sand). Helicopter and boat access is also available.<p>

Pollyanna Limited is an international company providing Boat Rental Franchise opportunities to indigenous persons and groups in water-and-sun tourism locations around the world. Our prime objective is to provide business and entrepreneurial opportunities to persons and groups that would not otherwise have access to the experience, capital resources, business processes and marketing and advertising required to establish a sustainable and profitable business. Our preference is to deal primarily with indigenous communities, where this is possible.

This is an opportunity to invest in developing Carbon Markets on Cape York. Carbon Planet is working with Balkanu Cape York Development and the Cape York Institute to develop commercial carbon and biodiversity opportunities for indigenous communities on Cape York.

"Didgeridoos, Boomerangs, & Clapping sticks"

Music video on an internet television channel will provide the newest and most popular media tool for indigenous enterprise in Australia.

Currently there are diverse groups who wish to use this application but do not have the capacity for understanding the online capabilities of the internet.

"This is letting you know so you will learn from us. Learn from these words like we have learnt from you. Your knowledge, your education, your background, we are using it. Some of the law and some of the culture of yours. OK and in the same way you must learn..."<br>

Djambawa Marawili, Senior Artist & Madarrpa clan leader<p>

Buymarr homeland is situated approximately 90 kms from the township of Nhulunbuy (Gove) in the North East Arnhem Land region in the Northern Territory. Buymarr, also known as "Buymarrwuy" is a small community that accommodates up to 20 family members. It offers an abundance of wildlife and natural fauna surrounded by the breath-taking coastline and magnificent scenery of Arnhem Land. Buymarr Getaways aims to provide visitors with the following:

* Quiet and private location

* Great fishing experience

Remote Aboriginal communities are often characterised by outrageous levels of alcohol addiction and drunken violence, a large and growing drug problem amongst the youth, poor diets, parental neglect, overcrowded housing, mass idleness and boredom, vandalism, sexual assault and the collapse of formal education. All of which has resulted in abject poverty, loss of dignity, extremely poor physical and mental health, substance abuse, congenital and acquired brain damage, levels of ignorance comparable to Third World victims, and extremely high levels of incarceration and suicide.

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