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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
Lesley Rachwal
Phone 8207 1129
Mobile 0407 394 822

Southern Adelaide / Fleurieu Peninsula / Kangaroo Island 
Kathryn Bullock
Mobile 0428 112 898

Northern Adelaide 
Angela Hart
Phone 8207 9744
Mobile 0428 112 891

Riverland / Murraylands 
Ken Liddle
Phone 8580 8500
Mobile 0427 800 369

Ivan Phillips
Mobile 0427 800367

Whyalla / Port Augusta
Karen Skinner
Mobile 0488 064 976

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 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.

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