Sponsors & Supporters
ALPA – EduGrow Founding Partner & Sponsor since 2012
Past Sponsors of RIG News, RIGN Events & workshops
Strategic Sponsor – Community Enterprises Australia – CEA
Community Enterprises Australia CEA is a not for profit company managing Community Development and Employment Programs (CDEP) in NT, WA, Qld and TI and Horn Islands and is one of the largest providers of CDEP programs in Australia.
We provide CDEP services to 16 communities in the NT in the McDonnell Shire Ranges, 6 Communities in the East Kimberly, to 5 communities in East Arnhem Land, Aurukun, Napranum and Old Mapoon in Queensland. We also provide services to Thursday Island and 15 outer Islands of the Torres Strait. These are all remote sites ranging up to 800km from the nearest large town.
Employ indigenous staff – CEA employs staff locally whenever possible and 85% of CEA staff is indigenous, our retention rate is high and this is because we invest in staff development and training and support them through mentoring.
Projects – Some of the projects CEA is currently supporting through CDEP is the Napranum farm, Scherger Detention Centre, swimming pool Aurukun, basketball court Billiluna, Aquaponics Kalumburu, cemetery refurbishment and War Memorial Mapoon. The roll out of 9 hydroponics farms with a commercial focus will also be undertaken over the next 12 months.
Strategic Sponsor - East Kimberley CDEP, EKCDEP
Christopher Thiesfield & Associates Pty Ltd
Majority indigenous owned company specializing in accredited training in rural and remote parts of Australia in the areas of Horticulture & Rural Operations. We also supply and install solar powered home and community hydroponic units for the consistent year round supply of fresh vegetables.
The Plantsmith supplies potted herbs, food plants, punnet vegetables and herbs. Simon Smith has been supplying plants to remote indigenous communities for over 25 years from various nurseries.
Strategic Sponsor – isaSKILLS
Mount Isa Skills Association Inc. (isaSKILLS) was formed in 1989 and has grown considerably to be at the forefront of not-for-profit organisations delivering broad range of employment, disability, youth and community programs throughout communities in the broader western and lower gulf regions of Queensland and eastern Northern Territory.
Darwin Regional Indigenous Advancement and CDEP Inc.
Darwin Regional Indigenous Advancement & CDEP Inc. (DRIACDEP) is a peak indigenous body delivering a broad range of social, economic and cultural programs to Aboriginal people and their communities throughout the broader Darwin region.
Marra Worra Worra Aboriginal Corporation – CDEP
Aboriginal organisation servicing the Fitzroy Valley – Kimberley area, Western Australia.
Alice Beilby, Savanna Solutions Pty Ltd
Savanna Solutions Pty Ltd is a Katherine based consultancy and contract business that works in the natural resource management and primary industries sector across the Northern Tropical Savanna. The company also undertakes community consultation, feasibility studies and business planning for enterprise development.