Social Impact 2018-19



NCIE's Social Impact Report 2018-19 shows what we deliver, not just what we do.

Every number represents a life impacted by our work.

In 2018-19 we returned $3.10 in social value for every dollar spent, representing $13.9 million social value delivered.

NCIE is committed to continually improving how we deliver long-term improvements to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander wellbeing.

Read the NCIE 2018-19 Social Impact Report.

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 and strengthens our outcomes.

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NCIE's services reached 193,000 people in 2018-19. This reach strengthens Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander identity in the whole range of experiences offered by our services.

NCIE Impact Measurement Journey 2018-19

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Services Impact Summary

HOSPITALITY

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

  • 10,982 guests
  • 70% more connected to culture
  • $1.6 million in social value

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JOB READY

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

  • 41 Graduates
  • 36 Employed
  • $1.3 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 peoples’ cultures through our people, catering, cultural ceremonies, art and craft, community and fitness members, and other NGOs and businesses on site.

Hospitality clients comprised corporate & private (62%), government (23%), and community (15%).

Hospitality offers an integral employmentpathway for the Job Ready program.

Hospitality Impact

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Job Ready is an employment and training program at NCIE 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.

Job Ready Impact

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FITNESS & AQUATICS

NCIE Fitness & Aquatic Centre supports healthy lifestyles for over 2001 members.

  • +547 Life Years
  • 60% of Participants more motivated
  • $4.6 million in social value

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IDX

Indigenous Digital Excellence (IDX) is an innovative digital skills development program that works with Elders and young people.

  • 649 participants
  • 104 facilitators trained
  • $3.3 million in social value

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NCIE Fitness & Aquatic Centre supports healthy lifestyles for our 2001 members. It offers a wide range of fitness services and is a culturally safe place for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Group fitness programs are specifically designed to be culturally appropriate to Indigenous groups. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people comprise 24% of our members.


Fitness Centre Impact

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Indigenous Digital Excellence (IDX) is an innovative digital skills development program that partners with Elders and children from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander 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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TATU

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

  • 398 workshop participants
  • +532 life years
  • $3.1 million in social value
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Talking About Tobacco Use (TATU) is a smoking awareness and education program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 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.

TATU Impact

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As a commitment to supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations, NCIE provides office space to Australian Indigenous Mentoring Enterprise (AIME), Tribal Warrior Association, and the National Aboriginal Sporting Chance Academy (NASCA).

Each of these organisations works to deliver opportunities to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We are committed to supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses through procurement, with our annual Indigenous procurement spend at 21% in 2017.

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HOSPITALITY

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

  • 1,287 guests
  • 87% more connected to culture
  • $1.7 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 peoples’ cultures through our staff, catering, cultural ceremonies, art and craft, community and fitness members, and other NGOs and businesses on site.

Key impact areas are stronger connections with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and improved leadership.

Re-engagement through volunteering and attendance of cultural events is also important; as is stronger cultural connections and greater community knowledge and attachment leading to stronger communities and networks.

Hospitality offers an integral employment pathway for the Job Ready program.

Hospitality Impact

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JOB READY

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

  • 22 Graduates
  • 31 Employed
  • $1.1 million in social value
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Job Ready is an employment and training program at NCIE exclusively for local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have complex barriers to employment.

Employment is evidenced to deliver income benefit as well as self-esteem benefit. The training, mentoring and matching approach improves mental health and self-esteem, as well as efficiency gains in job searches.

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FITNESS & AQUATICS

NCIE Fitness & Aquatic Centre supports healthy lifestyles for over 2,200 members.

  • +473 Life Years
  • 50% of Participants more motivated
  • $3.8 million in social value
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NCIE Fitness & Aquatic Centre supports healthy lifestyles for over 2,200 members. It offers a wide range of fitness services and is a culturally safe place for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Group fitness programs are specifically designed to be culturally appropriate to Indigenous groups. Over 40% of our members are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people.

Fitness Centre programs have a positive impact on the motivation levels of members to increase their activity levels.

Over 50% per cent of program participants report increased motivation to exercise more regularly. This impacts lifespan and wellbeing, and reduces obesity costs to the health system.

Fitness Centre Impact

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IDX

Indigenous Digital Excellence (IDX) is
an innovative digital skills development
program that works with Elders and young people..

  • 649 participants
  • 104 facilitators trained
  • $3.3 million in social value

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Indigenous Digital Excellence (IDX) is an innovative digital skills development program that partners with Elders and children from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia.

IDX covers a wide range of digital skills ranging from basic computer literacy through to advanced skills like piloting drones.

Workshops result in increased educational motivation and digital literacy.

IDX Impact

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TATU

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

  • 398 workshop participants
  • +532 life years
  • $3.1 million in social value

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

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

TATU Impact

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Outcomes & Services

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