News & Events

Directions turns 30!

Although we didn’t officially become an incorporated association until the following year, 1988 was the genesis of what has now become Directions Workforce Solutions. So this year we celebrated our 30th birthday following our hugely successful Career Directions expo at Northam Recreation Centre. Together with Directions’ Board Secretary Wendy Newman and CEO Ian Eardley, the… more

Bilya Koort Boodja Centre Opening

BilaKoort Boodja Centre Opening

Our Northam Team Leader and Aboriginal Workforce Development Coordinator Brenda DeAtta represented us at the official opening of the new Bilya Koort Boodja Centre in Northam on 11 August. The Bilya Koort Boodja Centre for Nyoongar Culture and Environmental Knowledge offers an interactive educational experience that recognises the rich Aboriginal and environmental presence in the… more

Seasonal Affective Disorder…is it real?

Man looking at rain

Seasonal Affective Disorder…it is real? With all the rain we have been getting in Perth lately the chances of experiencing it or working with someone who is suffering, increases. So what exactly is it? Seasonal affective disorder (or SAD as it is commonly referred) is a form of depression in which people experience depressive episodes during specific times of… more

End of Financial Year Perks

The end of financial year is almost here and if you believe the advertisers, everything is bigger and cheaper at this time of year. For many WA businesses, it is also a very busy time, with the focus on tax and accounting. But there are some perks to this time of year which sole traders… more

Aboriginal Procurement Policy a first for WA

Sixty-four Indigenous owned and operated businesses showcased their products and services to government agency buyers at the recent Aboriginal Business Expo to coincide with the launch of the State government’s Aboriginal Procurement Policy. Finance and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ben Wyatt launched the Aboriginal Procurement Policy at the event at the River View Room of the… more