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RAAF Base Townsville delivers Air Force Indigenous Youth Program

The Defence Workplace Program will be delivering the Air Force Indigenous Youth Program (IYP), at RAAF Base Townsville from Tuesday 31 March 2020 – Thursday 2 April 2020.

The IYP is a residential placement that provides young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women between the ages of 16-24 with exposure to various skills, trades and life-style experiences in the Royal Australian Air Force.

Participants on the IYP are generally exposed to various Squadrons and will receive a hands-on, risk-free experience showcasing a range of career opportunities available within the Air Force.

Participant’s accommodation and all meals will be provided, in addition, travel to and from the placement may be funded for successful applicants.

Dr Craig Brinkworth from Defence Science and Technology, with students from Southern Cross Grammar, Melbourne undertaking Biological Verification (Proteomics) class