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ARC Indigenous Participation in a Low Carbon Economy

ARC - Indigenous participation in a low-carbon economy

This project includes investigations and outcomes that contribute to the field of Service Design.

Australia’s transition towards a low-carbon economy will cause changes in skill requirements and raises the need to maximise Aboriginal participation. This innovative project will provide a better understanding of what is required for this to occur and showcase a new way of developing educational and training strategies for Indigenous engagement.

The aim of this study is to find out how Australian Indigenous people can be included in the emerging opportunities of a low-carbon economy.

In order to achieve this, it has the following three objectives

    1. Research and identify the training and skill development services and programs provided marginalised Indigenous people
    2. Profile the range of future skill required in Australia’s emergent low-carbon econom
    3. Develop participation and investment policies, approaches and strategies that will facilitate the participation of Indigenous people for the growing labour market and business opportunities in low- carbon technologies, with particular regard for the cultural context and strengths of Indigenous people and communities
Prof. Dora Marinova

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Dr Kurt Seemann

Associate Professor, Director – CDI School Director of ResearchCDI Core Program Director: Humanitarian Habitat and...

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SMYL Community Services

SMYL Community Services is one of WA’s largest independent non-profit service providers and a leader in supporting people and communities to...

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