What Is A Reconciliation Action (RAP) Plan?
It provides practical and measurable methods of reconciliation across your workplace and helps weave the values of equity, respect and inclusion into the fabric of your workplace culture.
A Reconciliation Action Plan represents a genuine step towards greater cultural awareness and maturity for your organisation.
It strengthens relationships between Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-indigenous peoples, providing a roadmap to a more diverse, dynamic and unified team.
Why Do I Need A Reconciliation Action Plan?
A correctly curated and implemented RAP is an investment in your staff and workplace culture, creating the right environment to attract and retain Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander professionals to your organisation.
A sincere approach to reconciliation can also provide access into new markets and networks through developing ties with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Stakeholders, opening opportunities for growth and development for your organisation.
Diversity Australia provides the support to outline your actions that work towards achieving your organisation’s unique vision for reconciliation.
Diversity Australia is part of the community we serve, working closely with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stakeholders within and outside the corporate landscape.
We develop a practical and workable framework to foster cultural inclusivity at every level of your corporate structure.
Diversity Australia maps against national Reconciliation Frameworks that defines the process through five critical dimensions that together represent a holistic and comprehensive picture of reconciliation. The five dimensions are race relations, equality and equity, institutional integrity, unity and historical acceptance.
This type of RAP is focused on implementing longer-term strategies, and working towards defined measurable targets and goals. The Stretch RAP requires organisations to embed reconciliation initiatives into business strategies to become ‘business as usual’.
This is achieved by focusing on developing and strengthening relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, engaging staff and stakeholders in reconciliation and by developing and piloting innovative strategies to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.