Kurbingui Youth Development Association Inc Phone: 07 3265 2055
PO Box 163 Zillmere 4034 Fax: 07 3265 3263
June 2010 Edition 40
Kurbingui Youth Development Association Inc.
Kurbingui Youth Development and Get Set
for Work (Jabiru) joined together with young
people to spend 3 days and 2 nights at “The
Outlook” in Boonah.
Pictured: Kurbingui President: Mr. Neil Ellard
This camp was designed for indigenous
young people to share their culture , develop
The ribbon was cut at the new premises of new skills and step out of their comfort zones.
Kurbingui Youth Development Association Inc. Activities were structured and designed to im-
on June 23rd 2010 by our President Mr. Neil prove communication skills, be guided to
Ellard followed by an inspirational traditional share creative ideas and participate at their
welcome and blessing by our Treasurer Mr own level.
Planned cultural activities around sense of
Participants who have competed their training identity, self-esteem, confidence and personal
I our Work Placement program were awarded growth., were undertaken so that young peo-
their certificates and congratulated by Depart- ple would feel secure, proud and confident to
ment of Employment Economic Development seek employment.
and Innovation representative Ms Colleen
“Get Set for Work” is a program designed for
Kurbingui staff members sang for our guests young people who are seeking work, training
whilst our student Mr David Farrell cooked up or other transition into the workplace.
a storm on the BBQ.
We look forward to enjoying our new facility
and sharing our resources with our local com-
The Northside NAIDOC committee continue
Open Day and Graduation Kurbingui… Page 1 to meet for the up and coming event to be
held on the 8th July 2010 in the grounds of
NAIDOC updates:…………………….. ……. Page2 Koobara Pre-School and Kindergarten
421 Beams Road Taigum.
Mabo Day Snippets,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, Page 2
New Project at Kurbingui….………….. Page 3 We look forward to seeing you at this special
Community Notices……………………. Page 4
From the “Mabo Day March” held in
Zillmere on Thursday June 3rd. 2010.
The Indigenous community came together for
the March and celebrations commemorating
Mr Eddie Mabo. The memorable day was filled
with speeches, entertainment and delicious
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tressing and offensive to depict or name persons
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Pictured: Mr. Eddie Mabo Junior
New Programs for 2010
Starting in July 2010 Kurbingui will begin new
programs at 425 Zillmere Road Zillmere.
Forklift License Course: In Construction:
Date: 12th August 2010.
July 13th, 14th and 15th 2010
This course is for both male and
Payment of $80 for this course.
females for those wanting to work in construc-
This course will be conducted at Caboolture
tion. This card is nationally recognised, as
TAFE. Hastings Street Caboolture. Starting 9
Blue Cards are no longer valid.
am to 3pm each day for the duration of the
Enrol now for this course. Limited spaces are
course. Cost $80 full course.
available. Free course
Work Preparation Course:
August: 2nd,3rd,4th and 5th will be Calligraphy Workshops:
facilitated at Kurbingui. This course is Numeracy and Literacy Project::
conducted before the commencement Starting: Mondays and Tuesdays
of the Work Placement Project and Commu- 6th September—28th September 2010
nity Work Placement Project. Participants Learn the Art of Calligraphy. Calligraphy is the
wanting to engage in the either projects must art of beautiful hand writing. Free course.
enrol in this course as this course is compul-
sory. Free course
If you are interested in any of these
Community Work Placement: courses please register your name at:
Induction day for construction, start-
ing 10th August . Working at the Kurbingui Youth Development
Sandgate Scout Hall with Mr. Steve Association Inc.
Halvorsen. Participants inquiring Employment and Training:
about this Work Placement course should en- 425 Zillmere Road Zillmere. Qld
rol at Kurbingui as we are currently taking in-
takes for participants for this project.
Free course. Contact: Joey Tapau or
(07) 3265 2055
Food Safety Supervisor
Course: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Starting in September, facilitated by Please note: Hurry as there are lim-
TAFE Queensland; Dates to be advised. ited spaces for each course!
Community Notice Board
Jumbunna Women’s Group
Kurbingui Sporting Association Meeting every fortnight
Wanting to keep fit and healthy? Tuesday Evenings
Join the Kurbingui Sporting Association…...
MEMBERSHIP FEES:- Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
$55.00 THEN $5.00 PER TRAINING SESSION Where: Kurbingui Youth Development
SINGLE $35.00 THEN $5.00 PER TRAINING SES-
SION 425 ZILLMERE ROAD ZILLMERE
CASUAL $10.00 PER TRAINING SESSION
TRAINING IS TUESDAY AND THURSDAY 6pm -8pm
Co-ordinator Rhona 0431 708 924:
BARRETT STREETBRACKENRIDGE Cindy or Milli 3265 3260 for any enquires.
ALL ENQUIRIES TO SYL JOHNS
MOBILE : 0425 811 773 Please come along and join in on the activities. New
Kurbingui Youth Development
Friday Women’s Support Group
Come in and join with the women in
Yarning and engaging
activities, while gaining empowerment, building
self-esteem, and confidence within a
Contact: Nicky or Milli