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Coles donates 50 tonnes of food to Indigenous communities

 

Coles has donated more than 80 pallets — the equivalent of 50 tonnes — of food and essentials to remote Indigenous communities across the Northern Territory, according to a media release from the company. PHOTO: Coles Alice Springs Store Managers Ray Viney and James Powlton with Central Land Council CEO Joe Martin-Jard.

When online shopping could be a life saver

 

 

As most places where people normally congregate are now out-of-bounds because of COVID-19, the supermarkets are one of the most likely places to contract the illness. But there is no need for that. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Coles milk sales limit puts Uncle Edy's at risk

 

 

The jobs of eight workers are threatened as Coles is providing Uncle Edy’s only a fraction of the 140 litres of milk a week it needs for making coffee and icecream. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Employment breakthrough by local Coles

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An intensive and clever promotion last year by the Coles supermarket in Alice Springs created a critical mass in Aboriginal employment. And a follow-up this year resulted in the proportion of Indigenous personnel working there well exceeding that of the town's population. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Photo: Jenny Standley (right) helping Mary Bayly from Napperby Station load her bush order.

A job program that actually works

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A dozen Aboriginal people are joining Coles supermarket as permanent part-time employees, and six as casuals, after a high-pressure, week-long training course under a scheme that assesses at the individual abilities of each applicant. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. Graduates this morning: Raelene Williams (at left) and Marcus Casey-Kirkman Junior (at right).

Coles Aboriginal employment promotion hits the spot

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43 people attend information sessions during the week after a lively promotion of careers for Aborigines last Saturday. Clontarf's Aloysius Hayes (pictured) gave a hand with the BBQ. Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.

Derailment: Ghan cancelled, some food running low

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This week's Ghan cancelled and supermarkets switch to road freight.

 

See UPDATE Monday 12:45pm

 

Feeding the fed with 'rescued' food

 

 

 

A new scheme to make good use of slightly blemished supermarket food usually dumped will benefit more than 200 employees of the Aboriginal Tangentyere Council but not – it seems – the unemployed or destitute in Alice Springs. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PICTURED are Coles Alice Springs manager Sarah Vivian and deputy manager, Glenn Harvey, with the kind of food provided for the program.

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