Show Me The Way Blog

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Successful Partnership enters new phase

Show Me The Way and the team at Ogilvy met last week to discuss the new website build for our student sites. Ogilvy has worked in partnership with SMTW since 2010 to produce successful secure and engaging online environments, creating greater opportunities for Indigenous and non-Indigenous students around Australia. 

L to R: Chris Maguire, SMTW General Manager and from Ogilvy, Daniel Tome, Tech Lead, Grant Price, Digital Account Director and Jason Davey, Head Digital.


Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Westpac RAP 2015-17 Launch

Westpac Group 2015-2017 Reconciliation Action Plan Launch, Friday 22 August 2014.
Westpac Group CEO, Gail Kelly and Chris Maguire, Show Me The Way General Manager.
Photo by Tomasz Machnik, Lead Photographer for Flashpoint Labs


Sunday, March 16, 2014

Understanding Lateral Violence

Yesterday Show Me The Way's Board met for a professional development day.

The training session, 'Understanding Lateral Violence from a Lateral Love(tm) Perspective' was provided by Brian and Nicola Butler from Lateral Love.

Lunch at Gardener’s Lodge Cafe, Glebe before the 'Understanding Lateral Violence from a Lateral Love(tm) Perspective' training session.

L to R: Robert Frohlich, Public Officer SMTW; Kathryn Greiner AO, Patron SMTW; Abi Portwin, Head Video Facilitator SMTW; Brian Butler and Nicola Butler, Lateral Love; Lindie Matthews, SMTW Board member; Gerard Wilson, SMTW Board member and Lola Forester, Chair SMTW.


Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Show Me The Way plans Graduation for Kanahooka

Show Me The Way Learning Partner Coordinator Linda Kelleher from law firm Minter Ellison and Show Me The Way General Manager Chris Maguire met today to discuss end of program Graduation Day for students from Kanahooka High School.

Law firms Minter Ellison, Allens and Gilbert and Tobin have provided the Learning Partners (e-mentors) for this program. The Graduation will include a cultural cruise on Sydney Harbour provided by Tribal Warrior.


Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Joint office to show the way

Story courtesy the Koori Mail

NOT-FOR-PROFIT groups Show Me The Way and Maxima have jointly launched a new Sydney office.

Both organisations work to benefit Indigenous Australians. Show Me The Way supports Aboriginal students to stay at school and continue to tertiary education at university, TAFE or vocational education, while Maxima has a goal of providing meaningful employment and vocational training opportunities for Indigenous Australians and positive outcomes for employers.

A special guest at the office launch was NSW Governor Marie Bashir, who has had an interest in Show Me The Way for several years.

Both organisations welcomed the new shared office in inner-suburban Glebe.

Show Me The Way developed the first national secure social networking sites for Indigenous students, and its e-mentors from Australian businesses have online conversations with students.

Maxima’s Indigenous employment activities are funded through the Federal Government’s Indigenous Employment Program (IEP). Its Sydney traineeship program has grown from six in 2010 to 23 this year.

At the launch of the new joint Sydney office, from left, Chris Maguire and Lindie Matthews, from Show Me The Way (SMTW), Kate Russell and Heather Thompson, from Maxima, NSW Governor Marie Bashir, SMTW’s Robert Frohlich, NSW Deputy Opposition Leader Linda Burney and SMTW’s Lola Forester.

Account manager at the Australian Business Apprenticeships Centre Jeff Cooke, left, and acting president of the NSW AECG Ken Weatherall.

From left, Eloise Watego, Head Corporate Social Responsibility at Gilbert and Tobin, Qantas Indigenous advisory staff Jason Timor and Wayne McEwen, and education consultant for Show Me The Way Associate Professor Peter Howard.
From left, Souths Cares general manager Shannon Donato and program manager Rebecca Edwards, Aboriginal programs officer for the Canterbury Bulldogs School to Work program Dean Feeney and NRL programs manager Michelle Baillie.

Source: The Koori Mail


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