“To be able to work on Country and to be able to give back to a community that has helped shape the man I am today is very special to me,” Justin Toomey-White, Squadron Energy’s First Nations Engagement Facilitator.

Written by Squadron Energy |

In recognition of this year’s NAIDOC week, we sat down with Squadron Energy’s Justin Toomey-White, who is a proud Wiradjuri man, born and raised in Wellington NSW.

Justin reflects on his deep connection to Wiradjuri Country, his passion for giving back to his community and how his role is focused on strengthening deeper ties with First Nations communities.

“There is such a range of opportunities for First Nations people in the renewable energy sector. I’m really focused on engaging and encouraging First Nations participation to ensure the entire community is part of our renewable journey.”

Justin’s role spans across working closely with Traditional Owners, ensuring respectful cultural heritage work is carried out in the early development stage of Squadron Energy's projects, through to engaging with local schools and community organisations to highlight the career opportunities on offer across the renewable energy sector.

“To be able to work with all age groups and to be able to give back to these young kids and say you can be successful at any career path that you want is incredibly rewarding.”

Squadron Energy and our employees are committed to unlocking Australia’s energy future and powering communities. We are deeply committed to becoming a leading renewable energy organisation in reconciliation and First Nations engagement.

Are you interested in a career in renewable energy?

Squadron Energy has proudly collaborated with TAFE NSW to develop an Introduction to the Wind Energy Industry Microskills course.

Designed for people considering a career in the wind energy industry, this course is available online and on-demand and can be completed in as little as 2 hours.

Find out more here.


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