Indigenous trainee gets big chance

THE Commonwealth Bank Casino branch has welcomed Eliseo Aaron Urrea as a new trainee under the bank's Indigenous School Based Traineeship program.

In a statement, the bank said a "record number" of Indigenous trainees had been placed in Commonwealth Bank branches through the program.

Mr Urrea, who has just finished Year 10, would start work with the bank this month and would work full time through the holidays.

From next year he would work one day a week while finishing his final two years of school.

He was one of 68 trainees starting work with the bank this month and joins 36 already spread across Commonwealth Bank branches.

"I am really looking forward to commencing my traineeship at the Casino branch and getting some valuable, hands on experience in the workplace," the statement quoted Mr Urrea as saying.



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