Employers can find Aboriginal employees through a range of services and coordinators.
Aboriginal Workforce Participation Coordinators
Aboriginal Workforce Participation Coordinators are located across metropolitan and regional South Australia. They provide:
- information and advice to employers to help you recruit Aboriginal employees
- information and advice to employers to help you support Aboriginal employees once they’re in employment
- information on grants, funding and subsidies available for employing Aboriginal people.
Contact your nearest Aboriginal Workforce Participation Coordinator:
Eastern and Western Adelaide Regions
Phone 8207 1129
Mobile 0407 394 822
Southern Adelaide / Fleurieu Peninsula / Kangaroo Island
Mobile 0428 112 898
Phone 8207 9744
Mobile 0428 112 891
Riverland / Murraylands
Phone 8580 8500
Mobile 0427 800 369
Whyalla / Far North
Mobile 0428 114 988
Mobile 0427 800367
For information on other regions call the Infoline.
TAFE SA Aboriginal Access Centres
Aboriginal Access Centres provide information on Aboriginal recruitment and retention as well as information about cultural, historical and contemporary issues that may assist workplace cultural awareness. The program is facilitated by Aboriginal people and is tailored to suit the employer’s needs.
Contact Sandra Hanson on 8207 8809 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Infoline and we'll put you in touch with the centre nearest you.
Aboriginal Apprenticeship Program
The Aboriginal Apprenticeship Program (AAP) provides incentives for private sector employers to employ Aboriginal people as trade-based apprentices. Intensive support is provided to participants for the duration of the apprenticeship. Subsidies are available depending on the length of the apprenticeship.
For details about incentives see Support for employers of Aboriginal apprentices and trainees.
Call the Infoline.