Employment & Training Of Indigenous People

We contribute to increased financial and social well-being for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We create broader regional benefit in Cape York and the North West by maximising local participation, with employment and training opportunities. We recognise that meaningful employment leads not only to improved opportunities for the individual, family and communities, but also enhances Indigenous culture, heritage values and beliefs. To deliver on this commitment, we developed and have implemented an Indigenous Employment Policy, which governs our operations and activities.

Our Indigenous Employment Policy

Our policy outlines the specific commitments we make in the areas of Indigenous employment, cultural recognition and capability, financial capability as well as capacity building in areas that are directly related to our business, our staff and the communities in which we operate. Our focus is on unlocking the potential and expanding the expertise of individuals, and community.

It includes contracted deliverables through the federal Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, to provide work experience placements for a minimum of Indigenous CDP participants, sourced from the communities of Aurukun, Cherbourg, Coen, Doomadgee, Hope Vale, Kowanyama, Lockhart River, Mapoon, Mornington Island, Mossman Gorge, Napranum, Northern Peninsula Area (includes Bamaga, Injinoo, New Mapoon, Seisia and Umagico), Palm Island, Pormpuraaw, Woorabinda, Wujal Wujal) and Yarrabah.

Empowering People AND COMMUNITY

Through the application of our policy, we achieve the following commitments:

  • Maintaining an above industry ratio of highly skilled Indigenous workforce, wherever possible traditionally tied to the local community.
  • Providing ongoing training and support, as required, to improve skills, enabling individuals to successfully carry out their duties.
  • Respecting the rights of our Indigenous employees by providing acceptance of cultural obligations, and understanding that these may impact work attendance.
  • Supporting local Indigenous contracting companies.

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