The Manymak Energy Efficiency Project has been awarded the Banksia Foundation's Sustainable and Resilient Communities Award 2016. The Centre for Appropriate Technology Limited led the design and delivery of the community engagement aspect of this important project which saw over 80 Yolngu trained and employed to deliver householder education about energy and water efficiency.
Jim Bray, an Eastern Arrernte man, was one of the founders of and the long-standing Chairman for the Centre for Appropriate Technology (CAT). He has left a huge legacy as an ambassador for science and technology, education and development for Indigenous people in Central Australia.
THE INTERNET ON THE OUTSTATION -
THE DIGITAL DIVIDE AND REMOTE ABORIGINAL COMMUNITIES BOOK
Based on a multi year research project the book was launched at the 2016 Broadband in the Bush Forum in Brisbane. Andrew Crouch from CAT led the technical set up and training aspects of the project at three outstations in the NT and is one of the authors.
Beds for the Elders. A big thanks to Waltja, Centrecorp Foundation, the CAT enterprise workshop and local businesses in Alice Springs for their contributions to this project. Read the flyer for more information.