All Hours Group’s partnership with Wurrba
A joint venture for the future of the Territory
All Hours Group is proud to partner with Wurrba, an Indigenous owned and operated company offering complementary services to Defence and government projects. Run by proud Territorian, Raphael Clarke, Wurrba is committed to increasing opportunities for Indigenous people to gain skills and ongoing employment in the industry.
Our commitment to Indigenous employment
Working with All Hours Group, Wurrba provides complementary services in building, irrigation and building maintenance across residential and commercial industries. The driving force behind Wurrba, is their commitment to Indigenous education, training and employment in the construction and civil engineering industries.
Wurrba (pronounced “wataba” – place of dreaming), is the skin name given to Company Director Raphael Clarke by the Marri Amu and Marri Tjevin Clans of the Moyle River Flood Plains. Raphael Clarke Is a proud descendent of the people of the Chindi flood plains within this region. By naming this company under his skin name, Raphael Clarke wants to pay homage to the people and elders who have privileged him with his traditional name
About Raphael Clarke
Born and bred Territorian Raphael Clarke is best known for his 9-year stint with the St Kilda Football Club and representing the Indigenous All-Stars in 2009. Knowing that a career in football wouldn’t last forever, in his final two years at St Kilda, Raphael commenced a part-time building and carpentry apprenticeship.
Now back home in the Territory, Raphael is a qualified carpenter and Director of Wurrba.
He maintains strong cultural connections to both Larrakia people and land through his mother who is a current Elder of the Marri Amu and Marri Tjevin people