Voyages Indigenous Tourism recognise 17 fresh faces from the National Indigenous Training Academy

Voyages Indigenous Tourism recognise 17 fresh faces from the National Indigenous Training Academy

Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia held a ceremony at Ayers Rock Resort last weekend recognising 17 students graduating from the National Indigenous Training Academy (NITA) program.

Students from this graduating group will go on to join the Voyages workforce at Ayers Rock Resort as well as AAT Kings.

NITA was established to provide young Indigenous Australians with solid career prospects in tourism, hospitality, landscape gardening and retail, at Voyages properties – Ayers Rock Resort and Mossman Gorge Cultural Centre in QLD – as well as wider employment opportunities with other organisations. This year’s event brings the total number of graduates to 640 since the program’s inception in 2011.

Voyages Indigenous Tourism Australia is owned by the Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation (ILSC) and manages tourism and resorts on their behalf.

Their website highlights their commitment to the Indigenous community, “We have a strong commitment to social responsibility and strive to give back and support the people and communities in our regions and throughout Australia.

“All profits from our business activities are used to support Indigenous training and employment.

“Voyages offers experience-based holidays in spectacular wilderness locations, including Ayers Rock Resort in the iconic Red Centre and tourism facilities in Mossman Gorge, located in tropical Queensland.

“Our goal is to offer getaways that people just can’t enjoy anywhere else: enriching experiences, incredible natural beauty, and a suite of activities and attractions that appeals to every traveller who’s seeking a new kind of adventure.”

Pictured at the ceremony are the NITA graduating class of 2023 as well as special guest, the Honourable Chanston (Chansey) Paech, Northern Territory Attorney General and Minister for Justice; Members of the Voyages Board and executive team.

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