Empowering people and their communities

Education, employment and training have always been fundamental to Bamara’s commitment to helping local communities prosper, we’re able to grow our programs and services in the jobs and employment sector to help further people achieve economic independence.

ParentsNext

ParentsNext is a government pre-employment program that supports parents and carers who receive Parenting Payments as they navigate and prepare for the next stage in their career or education.

At Bamara, we understand that everything you do is for your kids but balancing work and family life can be difficult.

ParentsNext provides support and resources to help you build your confidence and skills.

Dubbo Opportunity Hub

Dubbo Opportunity Hub (DHUB) is a program of support that works closely with the schools in Dubbo and Wellington to build the confidence and knowledge of Aboriginal students to achieve their desired career pathway.

DHUB is a whole community approach. We create links between schools, employers, training providers, support services and Aboriginal communities and work in partnership to find and create opportunities. 

We also partner with schools to add value to relevant existing programs or initiatives. In-school sessions focus on aspiration building, career pathway planning and setting up young people for successful and fulfilling employment. 

Driver Licensing Access Program

The Driver Licensing Access Program (DLAP) is a free learning to drive program.

It makes getting your driver licence accessible for community groups that may have difficulty due to employment, education, family, training, or lack of support.

We teach you all the driving basics so you can get your driver licence. If you have previously had a licence but lost it, we can help you regain your licence and resolve any debt.

NDIS

Bamara Care is a registered provider of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Our people care – we’re here to support you and your life choices. As a registered NDIS provider, Bamara Care can deliver supports and services to people who are on an NDIS plan or looking at accessing an NDIS plan for themselves or family members.

All Bamara Care’s passionate and highly trained staff have the experience, qualifications and dedication to help you live the life you choose.

Education and Training

Bamara Education and Training take a professional, holistic and tailored approach to the learning needs of our student cohorts, taking into account the local and regional education and employment needs aligned to personal aspirations, but also to industry and sector growth areas.

Our quality-assured and nationally recognised qualifications are delivered nationwide through our Registered Training Organisation with the Australian Skills Quality Authority. 

Bamara Education and Training also caters to the training needs of businesses and their employees.

Reach Out, Seek Help; it can be life changing

Filmed on location on the outskirts of Dubbo, “Reach Out, Seek Help; It can be life-changing features nine local members, including four Traditional Owners and three local Aboriginal Youth who all played a significant role in the planning and development of this production. 

This local collaboration aims to normalise the conversations around mental health and wellbeing challenges within our communities. 

Latest News

November 11, 2021

Many hands make light work for the Woodwork activity group

Many hands make light work, and our participants at Bamara Care have been learning all the basics of woodworking and kicking goals at the same time through our Woodwork activity group.

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November 8, 2021

Getting to Know Our Team with Matt

Meet team Bamara as we shine our spotlight on Matt, part of our DHUB – Dubbo Opportunity Hub team based in Dubbo.

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November 4, 2021

How Taylor took control to pivot into employment

Learn more about Taylor used a power move to career pivot and find employment through our services for the ParentsNext program.

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Work with us

Diversity is important to us at Bamara, as is creating local opportunities for people.

We pride ourselves on having a culture of teamwork, respect, inclusivity and passion. 

Growing our inclusive culture is fundamental to us, and we want every member of our team to be positively engaged and totally committed to providing meaningful outcomes for the people we support.

Programs & Accreditations

Bamara acknowledges the Traditional Owners
of country throughout Australia.

We pay our respects to their Elders past,
present and emerging, and are dedicated to
reconciliation through inclusivity and diversity
within our organisation.