Education, Employment & Training Directory
Kununurra- Waringarri Aboriginal Corporation - C.D.E.P.
2229 Speargrass Road
KUNUNURRA WA 6743
Po Box 162
KUNUNURRA WA 6743
The economic, cultural and pyhsical development of remote indigenous outstations/communities through access to training and employment.
The Intent of Kununurra- Waringarri Aboriginal Corporation - C.D.E.P. :
Creating unique employment opportunities for indigenous people in the local region but in particular on their individual communities/out- station.
The ongoing maintenance of existing infrastructure i.e. houses, generators e.t.c.
Access to training programs through local T.A.F.E. campus'.
The supply of materials and supplies for small scale programs and activites.
Recent Accomplishments of Kununurra- Waringarri Aboriginal Corporation - C.D.E.P. :
Cockatoo Springs 'Nature Reserve' allows travelors on the Victoria Highway travelling between Darwin and Kununurra to spend a night with the family members of a local Aboriginal community. The aim is create employment and training opportunities for family and community members but more importantly, to start building bridges between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians through sharing a meal together and getting to know each other as 'real' people.
Current Activities of Kununurra- Waringarri Aboriginal Corporation - C.D.E.P. :
'Yirrallalem' is the name of a local community that is attempting to set up place where tourist and locals alike, can come and hear from Traditional Owners their stories of their country and learn about the Indigenous connection to the land. The Community is blessed by having oneof the most spectacular watering holes/ swimming gorges, in the Far East Kimberley. The communty wishes to tap into this natural asset and the tourist that already flock to it.