Shannon Ugle, DBCA Trainee.

“When you share, you learn, and when you learn, you share…”

Recently I had the opportunity to travel south to Busselton and Bunbury over two days. With the restrictions on regional travel now lifted by the WA government, the timing was perfect to get out and visit with trainees and employers after 13 weeks.

Nudge has a good partnership with the following employers in the South West region – DBCA (Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions – Aboriginal Ranger Program); Fulton Hogan and The Forest Products Commission (FPC). These employers have a number of trainees between them – and they vary from office-based to civil construction, land management/conservation and rangers.

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As highlighted previously the Nudge mentors are doing a fantastic job adapting and reinventing how we engage in the current circumstances, respecting social distancing or mentoring remotely through virtual processes.

Nudge mentor, Acacia Collard is a Badimia Yamatji – Balladong Noongar woman who comes from two large and prominent families in Western Australia. Acacia has gained valuable community relations experience whilst working in the mining and energy sectors across Perth and the Pilbara.

Acacia recently did an amazing sand mural at Dumas House on Wednesday 27th May 2020 to kick start Reconciliation Week. Acacia’s contemporary Aboriginal artworks and designs regularly show her unique and exciting talent and reflect her connections to her Aboriginal heritage of which she feels very strongly about.

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