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Memorandum of Understanding between the Borroloola Community Education Centre and McArthur River Mining

Category: Agreement
Date: 18 March 2002
Sub Category:Memorandum of Understanding
Location:Borroloola, South-west Gulf of Carpentaria, Northern Territory, Australia
Alternative Names:
  • Borroloola Memorandum of Cooperation
  • Borroloola Memorandum of Understanding
  • Memorandum of Understanding between the Northern Territory Department of Employment, Education and Training, McArthur River Mining Pty Ltd, the Borroloola Community Education Centre and residents of Borroloola
  • Borroloola Community Education Centre and McArthur River Mining Memorandum of Understanding
  • Subject Matter:Collaboration / Partnership | Education | Employment and Training
    Summary Information:
    The Memorandum of Understanding between the Northern Territory Department of Employment, Education and Training (DEET), McArthur River Mining Pty Ltd, the Borroloola Community Education Centre and residents of Borroloola ('the MOU') was signed on 18 March 2002. The three-year agreement expired in 2005 (URS and MRM 2005). In December 2005, under the Borroloola Community Education Centre Memorandum of Cooperation, negotiations were taking place regarding a further agreement (URS and MRM 2005).

    The purpose of the MOU was to provide a framework for enhancing school to work pathways for Indigenous students (URS and MRM 2005). That is, the agreement was designed to enhance skills, career opportunities, education and post-educational outcomes for students. The MOU was community owned and driven and was designed to enhance community involvement in education (DEST 2002; Northern Territory Government 2003).

    Related Entries

    Organisation
  • Borroloola Community Education Centre - Signatory
  • McArthur River Mining Pty Ltd - Signatory
  • Department of Employment, Education and Training (NT) - Signatory

  • References

    Report
    Department of Education, Science and Training - Australian Government (2002) National Report to Parliament on Indigenous Education and Training
    Resource
    Northern Territory Government (2003) Budget 2002-03: Building Our Community
    URS and McArthur River Mining (MRM) (2005) McArthur River Mine Open Cut Project Draft Environmental Impact Statement

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    Memorandum of Understanding

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