Retail training in Bourke


Birrang Retail graduates Maria Edwards (at front), 2nd row: Karen Harding (Birrang Case Manager) Chloe Wright, Noeleen Wilson, Gemma Annis-Brown, Delia Monaghan, Alicia Monaghan, Kristine Bennett (Program Manager, Australian Retail Association). Back row: Irene Brown (Operations Manager REDI.E), Mick McDowell (Project Officer, Bourke Aboriginal Employment Strategy) Glenda Boney, and Terrence Kelly. Brody Moore (Employment Services Manager, REDI.E) is at back. Photo: Supplied

A number of Bourke trainees have gained a Certificate II in Retail under a pilot program initiated by Kristine Bennett from the Australian Retail Association.

Ms Bennett said that as a result of the program’s success, plans are now progressing to allow for more training opportunities in Cobar, Broken Hill and Bourke next year.

Read more in the printed edition of the Western Herald.