Memorandum of Understanding between the Northern Land Council and the Power and Water Corporation

Category: Agreement
Date: 30 November 2006
Date To: 30 November 2011
Sub Category:Memorandum of Understanding
Location:Northern Territory, Australia
Subject Matter:Collaboration / Partnership | Employment and Training
Summary Information:
The Memorandum of Understanding between the Northern Land Council and the Power and Water Corporation ('the MoU') was signed on 30 November 2006. It aims to provide Aboriginal people with career opportunities and develop the local and regional labour market.
Detailed Information:
The purpose of the MoU is to expand the Northern Land Councilís Jobs and Career Service (JACS) by providing employment opportunities with the Power and Water Corporation to the local Aboriginal community.

The MoU will operate for five years. Under the agreement, the Northern Land Council undertakes to:

(i) 'promote awareness of the Programs to Indigenous persons including within secondary schools;
(ii) encourage Indigenous persons to apply for the Programs;
(iii) provide mentoring and pre-employment training prior to candidates applying for the Programs;
(iv) where appropriate, provide numeracy and literacy assistance to candidates applying for the Programs; and
(v) identify any employment opportunities at Power and Water for Indigenous persons, particularly within remote communities' (see Northern Land Council 2006).

Related Entries

Organisation
  • Northern Land Council - Signatory
  • Power and Water Corporation - Signatory

  • References

    Media Release
    Northern Land Council (30 November 2006) NLC Signs Five-Year MoU with Power & Water

    Glossary

    Memorandum of Understanding