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FACILITATING
the creation of meaningful
EMPLOYMENT 
outcomes for
INDIGENOUS 
PEOPLE 
in the resources sector

The Australian Aboriginal Mining Academy (‘AAMA’ or ‘the Academy’) was established in 2019 as a registered charity to facilitate the creation of meaningful job opportunities in the Resources sector for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through the provision of education and training.

THE ACADEMY'S
AREAS OF FOCUS ARE

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CULTURAL COMPETENCE
PROGRAMMES

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WORK READINESS
PROGRAMMES

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WELLBEING
PROGRAMMES

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EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT
PATHWAYS

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MENTORING & SUPPORT
PROGRAMMES

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BENEFITS FOR
ABORIGINAL PEOPLE

The Academy aims to provide opportunities, programmes, and support to Aboriginal people that lead to meaningful employment.

The Academy provides a culturally safe environment for local people to seek options and create a pathway to employment in the Resources industry.

Aboriginal people from a range of backgrounds are welcome – school students, those looking to develop their career, people wanting to upskill, and people with no previous experience in the sector.

The services are free for Aboriginal people.

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BENEFITS FOR
RESOURCE COMPANIES

Resource companies can improve employment and retention of Aboriginal employees through accessing the Academy’s services. We work with your team to customise a programme aimed at increasing Aboriginal employment, improving retention and creating a culturally competent workplace. 

Resource companies benefit from the Academy’s cultural awareness and draw from the team’s extensive experience working with Aboriginal employees.

Our guidance and mentoring services provide best practice guidelines to keep things on track. Our mentors have the experience, temperament and ability to create better communication and engagement, ensuring the right pathway for each situation and opportunity.

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BENEFITS THROUGH
PARTNERSHIPS & RELATIONSHIPS

The Academy uses strong relationships with Resource companies, training and education providers and local agencies to provide services that benefit the local Aboriginal community.

The Academy has a Memorandum of Understanding with Curtin University. Both parties are focused on collaboration, working together to provide programmes and opportunities to Aboriginal people that develop pathways into university and inspire the future Indigenous workforce. 

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WORKING TOGETHER
to provide pathways and 
INSPIRE 
the future 
INDIGENOUS 
WORKFORCE

PAST 
SUCCESS

Through our relationship with Carey Mining, our team are experienced in developing Aboriginal employees into valuable employees working with many of the large, global Resource companies. 

We are experienced in finding a pathway to success and identifying the support resources necessary to maximise the successful outcome for individuals or groups.

We understand how to establish and develop a pathway specific to individual needs through the establishment of appropriate engagement between the organisation, Aboriginal employee, mentor and  support providers that is targeted as well as flexible thereby building the positive working relationships required to reach the desired outcome.

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CONTACT US

If you are seeking further information on the Australian Aboriginal Mining Academy please get in touch with us.

We'd love to hear from you!

Thanks for your enquiry!