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Gen One Breakfast Presentation

  1. 2. An Introduction Andrew Forrest 19 March 2010
  2. 3. Today <ul><li>What is Generation One? </li></ul><ul><li>Why now? </li></ul><ul><li>Why me? </li></ul><ul><li>What is our objective? </li></ul><ul><li>Roadmap to success </li></ul><ul><li>Join us </li></ul>
  3. 4. Generation One... on a page <ul><li>A movement , not a campaign </li></ul><ul><li>In partnership with the indigenous community </li></ul><ul><li>To tackle the disparity holistically : i.e. Jobs , training and education ... Together </li></ul><ul><li>Grassroots - led and driven </li></ul><ul><li>We need one thing: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Action </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Our spokespeople <ul><li>Jack Manning-Bancroft </li></ul>Tania Major
  5. 6. Generation One = <ul><li>POST- PARTISAN </li></ul><ul><li>POST- “BLACK & WHITE” </li></ul><ul><li>POST- BUREAUCRATIC </li></ul><ul><li>EVERY AUSTRALIAN </li></ul>
  6. 7. Why now? <ul><li>Wanting to see an end to indigenous poverty </li></ul><ul><li>Being prepared to change, and demand change </li></ul><ul><li>Helping fellow Australians </li></ul><ul><li>Demanding practical action, not just more $$$ </li></ul><ul><li>The belief that WE must act and not just leave it to Government </li></ul>After the Apology, Australians are united as never before, around:
  7. 8. Why ? <ul><li>Because indigenous people are three times more likely to be unemployed... </li></ul><ul><li>And more than eight out of ten jobless indigenous people are unable to work, because of illiteracy, alcohol or other psychological problems. </li></ul>
  8. 9. Why am I involved? <ul><li>I grew up with Aboriginal people </li></ul><ul><li>My first boarding school was an Aboriginal hostel </li></ul><ul><li>Most of my Aboriginal friends have died – early </li></ul><ul><li>They were more talented than me and could have had our lives if the had our opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>The more you know Aboriginal people, the more you love Aboriginal people </li></ul>
  9. 10. Campaign Objectives <ul><li>To raise awareness of the issues and the facts surrounding Indigenous inequality </li></ul><ul><li>To motivate Australians to participate </li></ul><ul><li>To enable them to take action in: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>JOBS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Encouraging all levels of Government to provide </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EDUCATION </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TRAINING as directed by employers. In other words, “Market Directed Training” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>To campaign for the policies that will bring about lasting change </li></ul>
  10. 11. Tools for Success... <ul><li>A cutting-edge, interactive website , bringing communities together </li></ul><ul><li>A countrywide consultation , to hear the best ideas Australia has to offer </li></ul><ul><li>An engaging, celebrity and opinion-former-led launch, to raise profile and awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Recruitment of supporters and refining of the policy platform through July-August </li></ul><ul><li>Grassroots campaigning , September-October </li></ul>
  11. 12. The Roadshow 1 - Parramatta 2 - Dubbo 3 - Canberra 4 - Shepparton 5 - Melbourne 6 - Horsham 7 - Adelaide 8 - Port Augusta 9 - Alice Springs 10 - Coober Pedy 11 - Kalgoorlie 12 - Perth 13 - Geraldton 14 - Broome 15 - Kununurra 16 - Darwin 17 - Mt Isa 18 - Charters Towers 19 - Townsville 20 - Mackay 21 - Rockhampton 22 - Brisbane Return to Sydney
  12. 13. Other channels... <ul><li>Online competition for 9-14 year-olds </li></ul><ul><li>Westfield presence </li></ul><ul><li>Campaign song - ‘ Join Hands Across Australia’ </li></ul>
  13. 14. What’s next? <ul><li>Activate </li></ul><ul><li>The first 25,000 supporters </li></ul><ul><li>The GenerationOne Roadshow </li></ul><ul><li>Sign-up up business </li></ul><ul><li>Create the Plan </li></ul><ul><li>... Get started! </li></ul>
  14. 15. How can YOU help? <ul><li>Sign-up </li></ul><ul><li>Get ten of your friends/colleagues to sign-up </li></ul><ul><li>Covenant a job </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer to help an indigenous organisation </li></ul><ul><li>Mentor an indigenous person </li></ul><ul><li>Offer to be a work place buddy </li></ul>
  15. 16. How can YOU help? <ul><li>Encourage your boss to sign an Employment Covenant </li></ul><ul><li>Share a success story </li></ul><ul><li>Contribute your ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Thank a teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t look the other way... Join us! </li></ul>
  16. 17. Indigenous organisations <ul><li>Go to the one nearest you </li></ul><ul><li>Carbon Media - </li></ul><ul><li>Gilimbaa - </li></ul><ul><li>Thullii Dreaming - </li></ul><ul><li>300k Enterprises - </li></ul><ul><li>Message Stick - </li></ul><ul><li>Diz Homes - </li></ul><ul><li>... Get started! </li></ul>
  17. 18. Mentoring Organisations <ul><li>Go to the one nearest you </li></ul><ul><li>Tribal Warrior </li></ul><ul><li>Mulga Gidgee </li></ul><ul><li>Beyond Billabong </li></ul><ul><li>BoysTown </li></ul><ul><li>Karen Sheldon Catering </li></ul><ul><li>Cross Cultural Consultants International </li></ul><ul><li>Maxima Group Incorporated </li></ul><ul><li>Access Working Careers </li></ul><ul><li>Complete Personnel SA ATF Complete Personnel SA Unit Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Burrandies Aboriginal Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>Bungala Aboriginal Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>Campbell Page (formerly Southern Training & Employment Placement) </li></ul><ul><li>Employment and Training Outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Peedac </li></ul><ul><li>AMA Services (WA) </li></ul><ul><li>AIME </li></ul>... Get started!
  18. 19. <ul><li>We are NOT asking for money, though your support is imperative. </li></ul><ul><li>Working together the disparity can be history in our generation . </li></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>Go to </li></ul><ul><li>o r take out your phone NOW and </li></ul><ul><li>SMS your email to 1999 GEN1 </li></ul><ul><li>(1999 4361) </li></ul>W ha t can you do right now?