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Supply Nation Certified

Goal Indigenous Services is proud to be recognised as a Certified Supplier for the Supply Nation, Australia’s leading database of verified Indigenous businesses. Supply Nation works to connect verified Indigenous businesses with corporate, government and not-for-profit members in every state and territory.  Supply Nation is highly regarded in growing the movement towards supplier diversity in […]

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GOAL VTEC PROVIDING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES TO FIRST AUSTRALIANS.

Goal Indigenous Services (Goal) is excited to introduce, Goal VTEC, a partnership with the Australian Federal Government providing employment opportunities to First Australians. Goal VTEC will identify, place and support Indigenous peoples into long term sustainable employment through a government funded work placement program. Our VTEC staff work with candidates individually to provide work readiness […]

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INTRODUCING SGJV

Introducing SGJV our newest partnership with Stork Australia. Stork Goal Joint Venture (SGJV) is an Indigenous industrial services company providing high-quality services to mining and construction industry clients. This exciting and unique partnership combines Goal’s Indigenous ownership and labour force with the capability of Stork, a global industrial services company. It was established from the […]

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Why your resume is like a burger

The thought of your resume might not exactly get your mouth watering, but picture this: a great resume is like a great burger. The basis of a good resume is all the essential ingredients stacked with some tasty little details that make it a truly juicy concoction; this gives the recruiters exactly what they’re looking […]

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Save the world from your desk this earth day

Whether you’re a recycling rookie or eco-warrior, Earth Day (22nd April 2018) is the perfect time to reflect on how to be better for the environment. In the face of such huge problems, trying to make a difference alone can feel overwhelming. We’ve got some tips on how you and your company can do your bit to […]

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What are you 2018 goals?

It’s another start to a long year and you find yourself saying is it February already! We can all get stuck going through the motions, getting to the end of the year and wondering where the year went. We also say things like ‘I wish I did this’, or the year has gone and ‘I […]

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6 steps for organising your desk at work

Where did that document go…The one you need for a presentation later today? It was just under your novelty mug or was it behind that calendar….? Having a clean and tidy desk not only prevents sticky situations like the one above, but can help you work better, faster and smarter. It can even make a […]

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Tips for remembering names

We’ve all been there. It’s your first day at a new job and you’re taking in a lot of new information – including everyone’s names. Before you’ve gotten a handle of your teammates’ names, you’re already being introduced to other departments while attempting to remember the OH&S processes and how to use the office coffee […]

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Why diversity matters

Inclusivity and diversity are important words in 2018. Although, there are still horrible injustices happening in our world, it seems that at least most of our mindsets are changing. On the whole, people seem a little more attuned to pointing out discrimination and banding together against it. More and more everyday people and yes, even […]

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Work proofing your social media

Tips on how to have social media accounts that won’t get you in trouble at work Social media and work, sometimes they just don’t mix. But let’s face it, today, most people have a social media account of some kind – including your boss! And so, we think learning how they can co-exist peacefully is […]

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Stepping off the hamster wheel

The lack of motivation, urgency and focus leading into and over the Christmas break can be frustrating for management and leaders in business. However it is such a vital time for everyone in the workplace to switch off, recover and re-charge. Many senior AFL teams have just come back after a 6 or 7 week […]

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The bakers bake the buns

I find myself using this saying a lot in coaching. Often in sport it’s easy for an individual or team to get sidetracked from their specific purpose, talent or role that they play, due to external constraints. Much like a manager or other member of staff can be when the responsibility of recruiting new staff […]

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Continued opportunities

Goal Indigenous Services and Lendlease Building continue to work together providing a scope of works across many different skill sets throughout the Northern Territory. Four Wardaman people (Katherine region) were chosen to complete a program aligned to meet the following unit of competency: AHCFAU301A Respond to wildlife emergencies. With over 25 venomous snakes in the […]

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Client spotlight

Wolpers Grahl is a locally owned Darwin company with over 20 years civil contracting and commercial construction experience, and has been successful in numerous NT Government construction projects. In 2014 the NT Government introduced the Indigenous Participation on Construction Project Policy. This policy requires contractors completing work on government-funded projects to ensure a provisional sum […]

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Finding a winning edge

Sydney Swans have arguably been one of the most successful teams in the past 10 years. Paul Roos took the Swans to the 2004 AFL grand final, winning by one point against the West Coast Eagles. At the end of 2010, John Longmire joined the Swans as head coach and in 2012 coached the Swans […]

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Partnerships are key to growth

Goal Indigenous Services has entered into a 36-month contract with Darwin Port Operations to deliver provision of ground maintenance services across Darwin Port Facilities. Goal Indigenous Services has entered into a 36-month contract with Darwin Port Operations to deliver provision of ground maintenance services across Darwin Port Facilities. These locations are to be mowed, edged, […]

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Lessons from US tour

Recently I took part in a two week coaching developing tour of the US, spending time with professional sporting teams, college teams, Navy SEALs as well as having conversations with ex NFL coach and now commentator Eric Mangini. Recently I took part in a two week coaching developing tour of the US, spending time with […]

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What type of leader are you?

As the Goal business starts to grow, I continually look at methods on how I would like to see the business take shape as we progress and grow. My coaching philosophies have always been based around people and culture. I feel these two elements are the most important ingredients when building an enjoyable and productive […]

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Sport and business have a lot more in common when we dig down…

I have been blessed in my life to have been involved in a professional football club for over ten years as an athlete, coach my own team (NT Thunder) for three years, and now work in the coaching team at an AFL club in Melbourne. Along with all of this a  new chapter in my […]

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Goal have set the bench mark for indigenous recruitment by reaching out to both client and employer to create a strong but safe working environment within the construction industry. Excellent in issues off and on the work sites have given me a career pathway to a happy and exciting future. I love working for Goal!

WILL BAIRD