Social Impact 2018



NCIE's Social Impact 2018 Report shows what we deliver, not just what we do. Every number represents a life impacted by our work. In 2018 we returned $3.40 in social value for every dollar spent. NCIE is committed to continually improving how we deliver long-term improvements to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander wellbeing.

Social Value Drivers

The social value that NCIE delivers hinges on culturally appropriate design of services and the synergies between services. Culturally aware design enhances the effectiveness of NCIE’s services.

At a Glance

57,000

NCIE's services reached 57,000 people in 2018. This reach strengthens Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander identity in the whole range of experiences offered by our services.

NCIE Impact Measurement Journey

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Services Impact Summary

HOSPITALITY

NCIE's accommodation, conference and catering services are highly sought after due to their unique offerings.

  • 11,421 guests
  • 61% more connected to culture
  • $2.3 million in social value
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JOB READY

Job Ready is an employment and training program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

  • 38 Graduates
  • 30 Employed
  • $0.962 million in social value
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NCIE Hospitality’s accommodation, conference and catering services are highly sought after due to their unique offerings. Guests experience Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures through our people, food, cultural ceremonies, art and craft, community and fitness members, and other organisations on site.

Hospitality clients comprised corporate (62%) government (25%) and community (13%). Stronger cultural connections and greater community knowledge and attachment resulting from our guests experiences , lead to stronger communities and networks. Hospitality offers an integral employment pathway for the Job Ready program.

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NCIE’s Job Ready is an employment and training program for local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have complex barriers to employment. Having a job delivers money, self-esteem and connection – benefits that flow on to family and community.

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FITNESS & AQUATICS

NCIE Fitness & Aquatic Centre supports healthy lifestyles for over 2,002 members.

  • +417 Life Years
  • 60% of Participants more motivated
  • $3.1 million in social value
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TATU

Talking About Tobacco Use (TATU) is a smoking awareness and education program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

  • 303 workshop participants
  • +634 life years
  • $9.3 million in social value
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NCIE Fitness & Aquatic Centre supports healthy lifestyles for 2002 members. It offers a wide range of fitness and wellbeing services and is a ulturally safe place for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Group fitness programs are specifically designed to be culturally appropriate. 26% of our members are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

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Talking About Tobacco Use (TATU) is a smoking awareness and education program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, with the culturally appropriate message that “traditional smoke heals, tobacco smoke kills”. TATU has extensive reach across the community through workshops, sponsorship of events, and media campaigns.

Programs like TATU working in schools can reduce smoking take-up rates by an average of 12 per cent.

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IDX

Indigenous Digital Excellence (IDX) is an innovative digital skills development program.

  • 582 participants
  • 107 facilitators trained
  • $1.5 million in social value
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CHILDREN'S SERVICES

NCIE’s Children’s Services support the development of children between the ages of 4 to 12.

  • 47 Families
  • $0.11 million in social value
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Indigenous Digital Excellence is an innovative digital skills development program that works with Elders and young Aboriginal and Torres Strait slander people from communities across Australia. IDX covers a wide range of digital skills, from basic computer literacy through to piloting drones. Workshops result in increased educational motivation and digital literacy.

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NCIE’s Children’s Services support the development of children between the ages of 4 to 12 and provide respite to parents, some of whom are then able to work. The Children’s Services programs are delivered at the NCIE, a culturally safe place for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The after school and school holiday programs include culturally embedded structured and unstructured activities such as healthy eating, sport, homework help, free play and yarning circles

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HOSPITALITY

NCIE's accommodation, conference and catering services are highly sought after due to their unique offerings.

  • 11,421 guests
  • 61% more connected to culture
  • $2.3 million in social value
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NCIE Hospitality’s accommodation, conference and catering services are highly sought after due to their unique offerings. Guests experience Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures through our people, food, cultural ceremonies, art and craft, community and fitness members, and other organisations on site. Hospitality clients comprised corporate (62%) government (25%) and community (13%). Stronger cultural connections and greater community knowledge and attachment resulting from our guests experiences , lead to stronger communities and networks.Hospitality offers an integral employment pathway for the Job Ready program.

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JOB READY

Job Ready is an employment and training program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

  • 38 Graduates
  • 30 Employed
  • $0.962 million in social value
Show More

NCIE’s Job Ready is an employment and training program for local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have complex barriers to employment. Having a job delivers money, self-esteem and connection – benefits that flow on to family and community.

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FITNESS & AQUATICS

NCIE Fitness & Aquatic Centre supports healthy lifestyles for over 2,002 members.

  • +417 Life Years
  • 60% of Participants more motivated
  • $3.1 million in social value
Show More

NCIE Fitness & Aquatic Centre supports healthy lifestyles for 2002 members. It offers a wide range of fitness and wellbeing services and is a culturally safe place for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Group fitness programs are specifically designed to be culturally appropriate. 26% of our members are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

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TATU

Talking About Tobacco Use (TATU) is a smoking awareness and education program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

  • 303 workshop participants
  • +634 life years
  • $9.3 million in social value
Show More

Talking About Tobacco Use (TATU) is a smoking awareness and education program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, with the culturally appropriate message that “traditional smoke heals, tobacco smoke kills”. TATU has extensive reach across the community through workshops, sponsorship of events, and media campaigns.

Programs like TATU working in schools can reduce smoking take-up rates by an average of 12 per cent.

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IDX

Indigenous Digital Excellence (IDX) is an innovative digital skills development program.

  • 582 participants
  • 107 facilitators trained
  • $1.5 million in social value
Show More

Indigenous Digital Excellence is an innovative digital skills development program that works with Elders and young Aboriginal and Torres Strait slander people from communities across Australia. IDX covers a wide range of digital skills, from basic computer literacy through to piloting drones. Workshops result in increased educational motivation and digital literacy.

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CHILDREN'S SERVICES

NCIE’s Children’s Services support the development of children between the ages of 4 to 12.

  • 47 Families
  • $0.11 million in social value
Show More

NCIE’s Children’s Services support the development of children between the ages of 4 to 12 and provide respite to parents, some of whom are then able to work. The Children’s Services programs are delivered at the NCIE, a culturally safe place for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The after school and school holiday programs include culturally embedded structured and unstructured activities such as healthy eating, sport, homework help, free play and yarning circles.

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Indigenous Business Support

NCIE supported 69 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses in 2018 through on-site retail, hosting Blak Markets, and sector collaboration with the Asia Pacific Impact Investment Summit and Sankalp Global Forum.

NCIE is a member and registered supplier with Supply Nation and accredited with Social Traders.

Our Indigenous procurement in 2018 was 21%.

In 2018, NCIE provided office space for Tribal Warrior Association, Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience, and National Aboriginal Sporting Chance Academy.

Outcomes & Services

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Social Impact 2017

NCIE's Social Impact 2017 shares our journey of articulating, measuring and reporting on our social impact.

Check out our 2017 Social Impact Summary and read the full 2017 Social Impact Report.