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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Careers

Consider a career at the Department of Jobs and Small Business! Our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Careers hub gives you all you the information you need to consider a career with us.

About the Department

The Australian Government Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business (formerly Department of Jobs and Small Business) is responsible for national policies and programs that help Australians find and keep employment and work in safe, fair and productive workplaces.

Annual Reports

The Annual Report provides information about the Department's achievements, corporate arrangements and performance. 

Budget

The Department's Portfolio Budget information for each financial year.

Career Revive

Become an employer of choice for women returning to work after a career break.

Contractor Work Health and Safety online induction

The Department is committed to the health, safety and wellbeing of staff, visitors, contractors, sub-contractors and their workers.

Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business Graduate Program

Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business Graduate Program is designed to provide graduates with a range of experience and structured learning and development to support a successful career working for the department and the Australian Government.

Diversity and Inclusion

The department is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workforce and supports reconciliation.

Grants

The Department of Jobs and Small Business may offer grants to organisations or individuals, to support the Australian Government’s agenda to create more jobs and increase productivity.

Indigenous Australian Government Development Program (IAGDP)

An 18 month entry-level employment and development program open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders. Participants work in selected agencies in the Australian Public Service.

Jobs at the Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business

The Australian Government Department of Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business is responsible for national policies and programs that help Australians find and keep employment and work in safe, fair and productive workplaces. Our vision is More Jobs. Great Workplaces.

Legal services annual expenditure

The department’s Legal Service Expenditure.

National Redress Scheme

The National Redress Scheme provides acknowledgement and support to people who experienced institutional child sexual abuse.

Reconciliation Action Plan

The 2017-2020 Reconciliation Action Plan promotes the Department’s commitment to reconciliation and improving outcomes for Indigenous Australians in the key areas of employment and workplace relations, and is taking a coordinated approach to embedding reconciliation into everyday business...

Social media usage and policies

The Department of Jobs and Small Business uses social media to engage and develop active relationships with stakeholders and gain a better understanding of stakeholder attitudes.

Staff Discussion Papers

This series provides an avenue for Department of Jobs and Small Business staff to publish and disseminate their research and analyses to a broader audience.