Diversity Australia ( DA) is committed to improving and sustaining employment outcomes for people from diverse backgrounds. We recognise the knowledge, insights and capabilities of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with their strength, resilience and cultural competence being highly valued in today’s workforce as we extend the cultural boundaries of employment practices.
Meeting the challenges of the future require a workforce that actively reflects the community that we all serve. Workplaces that embrace a diverse and inclusive environment can unlock new perspectives and ways of solving problems through these workplaces to generate creativity and innovation, and produce more sustainable and effective outcomes for everyone.
If we are to capably respond to the needs of the community, the representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the DA must increase in our workforce and Diversity Australia brings an unparalleled experience in creating opportunities for engagement, attraction and retention of indigenous staff for all occupations.
Diversity Australia and its team work with your organisaiton to source and secure employment for more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in all occupations, levels of employment and locations throughout Australia.
Diversity Australia recommends the use of the Affirmative measure – Indigenous employment when recruiting to ensure genuine changes to our workforce occurs. This is achieved by adopting a sustained cross-Government / cross Private Sector focus on strengthening cultural competence of all staff to encouraged to development the skills, knowledge and practices they will need to perform their duties in a culturally informed way.
Diversity Australia works with workplaces to ensure they are inclusive by nature and practice with diverse perspectives, including those of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples which should be at the forefront of all our agendas.