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Some seedlings ready for planting from the Understorey Network nursery

pakana services – Closing the Gap by opening up opportunities

The release of the 2016 Closing the Gap report into the circumstances of Indigenous Australians has presented a mixed outcome in how successfully key targets are being met. These targets focus on health, education and employment; recognised as essential drivers in addressing the disparity between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. While progress is being made across […]

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The first birthday celebration event

Happy first birthday pakana!

In April 2015 we celebrated our first year as an independent social enterprise supporting the Tasmanian Aboriginal community. Federal Employment Minister Senator Eric Abetz joined the pakana team at Tolosa Native Plant Nursery, Tolosa Park, to cut the cake and talk about the achievements of our eight part-time workers.

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