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With the region’s proud industrial history and the recent curtailment of the alumina refinery, East Arnhem has a readily available pool of workers across a range of industries, from entry level positions to skilled and experienced professionals.

According to Australian Bureau of Statistics data, 27% of the region’s population have post-school qualifications with most people employed in the following sectors: public administration and safety, education and training, health care and social assistance and other service related industries.

The wider Yolngu Indigenous population has benefited from a range of self-initiated and government-funded programs aimed at building the capabilities required to participate in the labour market. As a result, there is a growing pool of local Yolngu people who are motivated and work-ready, and key Yolngu organisations stand ready to partner on new projects with a significant existing local workforce.