First Peoples employment

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Aboriginal employment
NARROWER TERMS


Report

Woort Koorliny - Australian Indigenous Employment Index 2022: national report

The goal of the Indigenous Employment Index is to provide an evidence base for 'what works' in creating Indigenous employment parity in a sustainable and meaningful way. In creating the evidence base, the index seeks to quantify the numbers of Indigenous people employed by major...
Policy report

Building genuine trust: a framework and strategy for Indigenous STEM and cyber pathways

The authors of this paper propose that the Australian Defence organisation should enact a wider set of supporting measures—particularly in data and reporting to track professional development—that’s more likely to create more sustainable success that delivers organisational improvements and outcomes for Indigenous staff recruitment and...
Report

Doing business together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ inclusion in the Australian co-operative and mutual sector

Framing the challenge of inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities within the co-operative and mutual enterprises (CME) sector in Australia, this report concludes that the sector has a huge opportunity to engage in transmission of the CME business model for the social and...
Report

National survey on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment in Australian libraries: research report

This report provides outcomes of the research project National Survey on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment in Australian Libraries conducted in the period of 2020 to 2021. The research shows that there are unique opportunities for the library sector to support the work of...
Strategy

National roadmap for Indigenous skills, jobs and wealth creation

This strategy document outlines a long-term commitment and organising framework to implement actions that will substantially lift economic outcomes for Indigenous Australians, and support their aspirations to thrive in the mainstream economy.
Report

First Nations action plan: culture, career, capability

This publication is the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet's response to the Commonwealth Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce strategy 2020–24.
Report

Report on Indigenous participation in employment and business

This report notes the great success of the Australian government’s Indigenous Procurement Policy (IPP), but suggests that improvements could still be made. These include performance measures that go beyond just the number and value of awarded contracts to include employment outcomes and skills transfers for...
Discussion paper

New Remote Engagement Program: discussion paper

The Australian government is reforming the way employment services are delivered to people living in remote Australia. This discussion paper has been released to invite public comment to help shape the design of a new remote engagement program. This program will replace the existing Community...
Blog post

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples at work

This article provides a snapshot of employment by a range of characteristics, as well as some earlier data from a comparable ABS source. Figures in this article refer to people aged 15 to 74 years, unless otherwise specified.
Report

Strategic plan for funding the development of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-controlled sector

This Strategic Plan has been developed to guide investment decisions and ensure maximum impact of funding provided by Australian Governments to support the development of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-controlled sector.
Report

The WA Sandalwood Taskforce Report

In this report, the WA Sandalwood Taskforce has provided eight recommendations to the state government that will support the growth of economic opportunities for Aboriginal people.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Matt Canavan says mining employs Indigenous people at a greater rate than any other industry. Is he correct?

Liberal National Party senator Matt Canavan claims Indigenous Australians are employed in the mining sector at the greatest rate. Verdict: Senator Canavan is correct, but his claim does not paint a complete picture of Indigenous employment.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Matt Canavan says mining employs Indigenous people at a greater rate than any other industry. Is he correct?

As the destruction of Indigenous heritage sites in the western Pilbara brought the relationship between mining giants and traditional landowners into sharp focus, Liberal National Party Senator, Matt Canavan, claimed the mining industry hired Indigenous people at the greatest rate. Verdict: Senator Canavan is correct...
Report

We are working for our people: growing and strengthening the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce

The aim of this report is to provide insight and guidance to enhance the capacity of the workplaces, and the health system more broadly to retain and support the development and careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the workforce.
Literature review

Career pathways for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce: literature review report

The aim of this literature review is to examine the peer and grey literature to inform the broader Career Pathways Project to strengthen career development opportunities and pathways of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the health workforce.
Strategy

National Agreement on Closing the Gap

This agreement arises from a commitment from all Australian governments and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representatives to a fundamentally new way of developing and implementing policies and programs that impact on the lives of Indigenous Australians.
Policy

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander commercial fishing development policy

This revised policy aims to support economic development opportunities for Indigenous peoples and communities by providing pathways for Indigenous peoples and communities to enter or take part in fishing-related businesses.
Report

Australia's STEM workforce: science, technology, engineering and mathematics

This report presents a comprehensive analysis of people with STEM qualifications and how STEM qualifications are used in the Australian workforce.
Article

‘Tokenised, silenced’: new research reveals Indigenous public servants’ experiences of racism

This article looks at Prime Minister Morrison's recent plan to boost the number of Indigenous Australians in the top ranks of the Australian Public Service.