New graduates in governance

Today in Cairns, Queensland, 13 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students will graduate with a Certificate IV in Business (Governance).

The Certificate IV in Business (Governance) is part of a national accredited training package developed specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who wish to improve their corporate governance and management skills. It is fully funded by the Australian Government through the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC).

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Former CEO of Wagga medical service found guilty and convicted

Ms Selena Lyons, the former chief executive officer of Riverina Medical and Dental Aboriginal Corporation (RivMed), was today convicted in the Wagga Wagga Local Court of 24 charges of dishonestly misusing her position to gain a personal advantage.

Ms Lyons was found guilty of dishonestly using her position to claim travel expenses that she knew she was not entitled to.

Barkly Region facility rehabilitated

The Registrar of Indigenous Corporations, Anthony Beven, has today announced the end of special administration of the Barkly Region Alcohol and Drug Abuse Advisory Group Aboriginal Corporation (BRADAAG).

BRADAAG was established in 1982 to provide a safe sobering-up shelter for Aboriginal people. More than 35 years on, the organisation has evolved to provide residential rehabilitation, counselling, outreach and education services to address drug and alcohol issues. It also plays an advocacy role for these services in the Tennant Creek region.

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