Aboriginal employment

Aboriginal employment

Tailored employment programs are available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across the Victorian public sector.

We're committed to Aboriginal employment and investing in our Aboriginal workforce. A range of programs are designed to include cultural safety, one-on-one support and strong networking opportunities.

You'll also have the opportunity to work on projects and policy that aim to support Victoria's Aboriginal people and communities.

Employment initiatives

Aboriginal employment initiatives are listed below. Follow the links for information and details about how to apply.
 

  • Aboriginal Pathway to the GRADS

    The Aboriginal Pathway is part of the 12-month Victorian Public Service Graduate Recruitment and Development Scheme (GRADS) offering three rotations in major departments and agencies. To learn more, see the GRADS page.

     

  • Aboriginal Undergraduate Cadetship Program

    This 12-week paid work placement program is available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students undertaking their first undergraduate degree. You'll be offered an ongoing job when you successfully complete the cadetship. The program is offered by the Victorian Public Sector Commission.

     

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Koori) Graduate Scheme

    This 12-month program is available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who have completed their degree or in the final year of studies. This program is offered by the Department of Justice and Regulation.

     

  • Koori Employment in Corrections

    The Department of Justice and Regulation is recruiting Koories for range of roles in its Corrections Victoria division. These roles include prison officers, community corrections officers and field officers. To learn more, visit the Corrections Victoria website.

     

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tertiary Pathway Scholarship

    This annual scholarship is available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tertiary students — either studying at diploma, advanced diploma, degree or postgraduate levels. This scholarship is offered by the Department of Justice and Regulation.

 

Josh, Executive Directory

"Victoria has a strong history of Aboriginal advocacy, activism and innovation."
Josh, Executive Director