Employers can find Aboriginal employees through a range of services and coordinators.
Aboriginal Engagement Coordinators
Aboriginal Engagement 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 Engagement 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
Mobile 0427 800367
Whyalla / Port Augusta
Mobile 0488 064 976
For information on other regions call the Infoline.
TAFE SA Aboriginal Access Centres
Interactive Ochre cultural respect training is available for industry, educators, RTO's and community groups wishing to develop and promote a cultural understanding and to assist non-Aboriginal Australians to work more effectively with Aboriginal people. The program is facilitated by Aboriginal people and is tailored to suit the client's needs.
Contact Sandra Hanson on 8303 2741 or email Sandra.Hanson@tafesa.edu.au or visit TAFE SA.
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.