This document is part of the Aboriginal Employment Resources resource.

Section 3 of the Barring Djinang launch brochure
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Research indicates there are persistent and longstanding issues in respect to the public sector’s capacity to support Aboriginal employment.

We have an opportunity to address these systemic challenges now, by strategic investment in current and future Aboriginal staff throughout the employee lifecycle, while growing the cultural capability of the sector.


To address longstanding issues with respect to Aboriginal employment and make sustainable improvements across the sector.

To achieve sustainable improvement in Aboriginal employment outcomes

Public sector leaders will:

  • foster and grow careers
  • invest in development
  • support diversity
  • enable a culturally capable workforce

Underpinned by:

  • strong partnerships with the Aboriginal community
  • strong governance and reporting to inform progress and highlight opportunities

Resulting in:

  • a highly capable, diverse public sector that benefits from the unique skills and experience Aboriginal employees bring into the workplace.