Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employee Committee

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The department’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employee Committee provides support to employees, and offers strategic advice to the department on workplace and workforce matters impacting on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees. In March 2016 the newly elected committee identified the following areas for focus over the next 12 months:

Dr Subho Banerjee addressing the 2015 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employee Workshop
Dr Subho Banerjee addressing the 2015 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employee Workshop
  • launching the Indigenous Business is Everyone’s Business Framework
  • promoting career development to strengthen the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce profile within the department
  • improving the induction process and ongoing pastoral care for our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees
  • analysing the outcomes of all entry level programs especially in regards to achievement rates and progression.

Image (top): Employees at the 2015 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employee Workshop.