West Kimberley Careers Week & Expo 2017 a hit for students and industry

Written on the 8 June 2017

The recently held Careers Week 2017 was a resounding succes with wonderful feedback from students, businesses and industry.

The highlight of the week was the Year 10 Striving for Excellence Day, which launched by remarkable keynote speaker Kia Dowell, an ex-women's NBA player and now successful business owner who hails from Turkey Creek in the East Kimberley.  The day continued with the Careers Expo which had a wonderful array of stalls.  FESA and Army vehicles and activities were highly popular with the students.

The Careers Expo Working Group would like to acknowledge and thank the following businesses that contributed to the successful events for the students, that offered their time and allowed students to participate in workplace visits:

  • Aarnja
  • Department of Fire & Emergency Services
  • Phoenix Insurance
  • Sheffield Resources
  • Life without Barriers
  • Shell Australia
  • St Johns Ambulance
  • Inpex
  • Horizon Power
  • Water Corporation
  • Department of Sport and Recreation
  • Headspace Broome
  • ABC Kimberley
  • Broome International Airport
  • Department of Human Services / Centrelink
  • Leeuwin Ocean Adventures
  • CQ University
  • Pritchard Francis
  • Department of Mines and Petroleum
  • ACOR MCE Consultants Pty Ltd
  • Employment and Education Housing (EEH) - Nyirrwa Murrgurlayi
  • Apprenticeship Support Australia
  • Wunan Foundation Careers Centre
  • KGT Employment
  • KVA & Associates Lawyers
  • North Regional TAFE
  • WA Police
  • Norforce
  • Defence Force Recruiting
  • Kimberley Port Authority
  • Nyamba Buru Yawuru
  • Career Employment Australia
  • Notre Dame University
  • McKeno Corporation Pty Ltd
  • Roebuck Plains Export Depot 


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