Girudala employs a housing officer, a HACC team of five, indigenous family support workers, a sports and recreation officer, a youth health promotions officer, employment support workers, a sport & recreation officer, a health worker (nutrition promotion) and an 'alcohol, tobacco and other drugs prevention' worker who have a number of programs running at any one time. The organisation has just recently established three business entities to enhance services for the whole community in training, employment, health and tourism.
The HACC, family support, health and recreational programs are free services that Girudala provides for the whole community.
The Herbert Street Family Medical Centre is operated as a business, generating income from Medicare, to provide additional GP services in Bowen for the surrounding area. The Centre has been established without the assistance of government funds. Check out the ABC report on opening day at http://www.youtube.com/watchtv?v=WIF4MFi84Vk for a full coverage.
The 360 on Flagstaff Cafe is operated from leased premises atop of Flagstaff Hill in Bowen, Nth Queensland. The cafe is the first step for developing Indigenous tourism in the Whitsundays and employs local people who act as hospitality workers and tourist promotion workers.
The Hi Ho Group is operated as a business which covers areas of:
* Hi Ho Jobs - a recruitment company
* Hi Ho Futures - a high school student and long term unemployed persons mentoring program
* Hi Ho Training - a skills development program to enhance the employability of individuals
* Hi Ho Contracting - a mining operations and civil construction company (see www.hihogroup.com.au)