Jason breaks down barriers to follow his path

Jason is a customer at Five Bridges Woodridge and he’s proven to be a huge success and inspiration for the team as well as his peers. Jason faced many transport […]

Today is National Sorry Day

On this day CoAct remembers and acknowledges the mistreatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who were forcibly removed from their families and communities. Those we now know as […]

Indigenous culture is everyone’s culture

Our new network partner, Five Bridges has recently come on board to deliver Workforce Australia employment services to the Indigenous communities in Beenleigh, Browns Plains and Woodridge. In honour of […]

Troy’s “a bucket of sunshine” to work with

What’s that saying about it all happening at once? Troy was recovering from a heart attack, experiencing housing problems and financial struggles. With the help of Lucinda, an employment consultant […]

CoAct proudly launches its Reconciliation Action Plan

Stage one – Reflect Honouring Indigenous culture through art Putting words into actions Our Reconciliation Action Plan starts with the ‘Reflect’ stage. This represents the beginning of our journey and […]

Seeing Australia Day through Indigenous eyes

Australia Day is also referred to as ‘Invasion Day’ or ‘Survival Day’ particularly by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. This is because it ‘celebrates’ a painful part of Aboriginal […]

It’s time to Heal Country, heal our nation

At CoAct, we recognise our responsibility to contribute to Healing Country. It’s important to us because it ties back to our organisation’s original ethos around providing social and economic opportunities […]

Connecting to Aboriginal culture through art

Deeann Natividad’s family ancestry lies with the Waka Waka peoples, whose traditional lands are in Queensland. She’s a Regional Strategy Specialist for jobactive and talented artist. In this post she […]

When community services collide: A powerful collaboration

Karleen’s story Through her participation in the Bridge to Work program, Bridge Housing resident Karleen has been supported into a life-changing job opportunity with Tribal Warrior Cruises. Success finding sustainable, […]

A pipeline for training opportunities

A new initiative from CoAct Service Partner Community Solutions is providing training opportunities to upskill Indigenous job seekers into the workforce. The Pipeline Employability Training Opportunities program was born when […]

Jacob finds his ‘key’ to employment

Jacob proudly flashes his new master key from his new employer, the Compass Group Ltd, as a milestone of how his life has turned around – and the smile on […]

Karleen finds meaningful work

Passionate about educating Indigenous communities and keen to give back to her community, Indigenous candidate Karleen came to the Bridge to Work program with dreams of working in community services. […]

Jacinta overcomes her past

After over two years of unemployment, and with significant personal struggles in her past, Jacinta felt sure nobody would employ her. She teamed up with CoAct Service Partner Community Solutions, […]

A rewarding journey for Ken

With the help of Brad and the team at IMPACT in Bundaberg, 36 year old Ken* – an Indigenous job seeker – overcame his shyness, completed a conservation and landcare […]

Helping Indigenous job seekers find sustainable employment

CoAct Service Partner, Community Solutions, are celebrating the success of their recently-held Community and Employment Services Pre-Employment Program, which has helped four Indigenous long-term job seekers find their way into […]

The sky’s the limit

When Skye joined CoAct Service Partner, Uniting, she was eager to find a job, but with no previous employment history and limited education, she was lacking in confidence and unsure […]

Joel gets back on track

After dealing with long-term unemployment, Joel’s confidence had taken a hit, but he was enthusiastic about rejoining the workforce and committed to making the changes necessary to make that happen. […]

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