In addition to acknowledging the trauma and loss that continues to affect Indigenous communities, families and individuals, National Sorry Day also provides a chance to focus on healing and pursue reconciliation in Australian society.
Applications closes Friday 13 May 2022.👍🏾 Are you a Great Barrier Reef Traditional Owner aged 20-30 years old? 👍🏾 Are you a strong swimmer who loves the ocean and wants to care for your sea country? 👍🏾 Do you want a job with hands-on training that can lead to a a career in environmental management, tourism, maritime and vessel management, government, and community leadership? 👍🏾 Do you want to help your community and embrace new opportunities?
If so, we may have the job for you!
We are looking for 20 young Traditional Owners from GBR sea country to represent their communities in a new traineeship program.
Over two years, you will gain qualifications in SCUBA diving, boat handling, tourism and leadership, while protecting your sea country by controlling the predator Crown-of-Thorns Starfish.
A reminder that The Daintree Ferry service will cease at 10pm on Friday 6 May 2022 and resume at 5am on Monday 9 May 2022.
The important repair work, which involves removing the damaged ramp and replacing it with a newly fabricated ramp, will ensure the crossing remains safe for the public to use heading into the peak tourism season.
Council has secured a 50-person passenger ferry which will operate in daylight hours – between 6am and 6pm for the Saturday and Sunday.
The service will operate continuously across the river during these hours.
There will not be a vehicle ferry service for the 48-hour closure period.
If you would like to discuss your individual circumstances, please contact Council’s Community Liaison Officer Gaye Scott on 0418 793 009. ... See MoreSee Less