This conference will focus on initiatives and approaches that are assisting community, government and industry to improve Indigenous workforce participation and retention.
Increasing Indigenous employment opportunities
Despite efforts by the public and private sectors to boost Indigenous employment rates, labour force trends indicate that the Indigenous employment gap is widening, not closing.
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The Building Partnerships and Pathway to Improve Indigenous Employment conference will focus on initiatives and approaches that are assisting community, government and industry to improve Indigenous workforce participation and retention.
The conference will feature engaging and inspiring examples of employment journeys that demonstrate successful engagement, retention and cultural awareness for Indigenous people seeking employment pathways.
What will you take-away by attending?
Strategies for developing job readiness
Approaches to improve Indigenous engagement and retention
Successful partnerships and community development programs
Examples of sustainable employment solutions
Benefits of attending
Develop partnerships to transition from education and employment
Improve Indigenous engagement and retention
Increase Indigenous cultural awareness
Create leadership capabilities and career pathways
“Having a job contributes to better health, encourages young people to get a decent education, and leads to stronger communities and local economies”
- The Hon Jenny Macklin MP, December 2012
On Tuesday at 9am - Wednesday at 5pm
Standard Price: $2999
Discounted rates for Indigenous community groups, Indigenous corporations and NGOs, Schools and local government: $1999
Keywords: indigenous employment, employment, atsi, education, aboriginal, indigenous
Artists / Speakers: John Holland Group, Group Training NT Shameelta Pirie HR Manager, Employment and Workplace Relations Steve Fuller Manager - School 2 Work, Indigenous Education and Employment, Paperbark Women Bryon Matthews Branch Manager, NSW Lenore Dembski, Boolarng Nangamai Aboriginal Art and Culture Studio, Recruitment Outcomes Kelli Ryan CEO and Founder, Back on Track Education Employment Training Services Pty Leon Epong Co-owner and Managing Director, Back on Track Education Employment Training Services Pty Jeff McILory Director, Tony Martens Co-owner and Managing Director Recruitment Outcomes Barry Rainman Boland Director, Grant Weschel Managing Director One Key Resources, Leann Wilson General Manager Regional Economic Solutions, Dr Anthony Dillon University of Western Sydney, Amanda Johnson Partnership Broker The Smith Family, Annie Vanderwyk Aboriginal Programs Implementation Manager NSW Australian Red Cross, Heather McGregor North Coast TAFE, Catherine O’Sullivan Pro Vice Chancellor Pathways and Partnerships Bond University, Joshua Creamer Indigenous Barrister-at-Law, Matt Martin Education Programs Manager Former Origin Greats Queensland, Yvonne Johnson Indigenous Trainee Office Administrator John Holland Group, Kerrynne Liddle Manager Aboriginal Participation Santos, Noel Pearson Director Cape York Institute for Policy and Leadership, Department of Education.