Indigenous Merit Register


Department of Employment’s Indigenous Merit Register is an initiative that demonstrates our commitment to increasing our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce.

If you are looking to kick start your career or expand your existing one, join us at Employment!

Did you know that we help many Indigenous Australians prepare and look for work?

jobactive — the Australian Government’s employment services system — has a positive impact on families and young people across the country. To help us in this task we draw on the skills, capabilities and unique life experiences of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees.

Lisa Charles is a member of the energetic and innovative Human Resources team as Senior Indigenous Advisor at the Department of Employment. Lisa is dedicated to ensuring the Department maintains an inclusive workplace where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees are respected and valued and supported in their career journey.

If you have questions about the Indigenous Merit Register, visit the Indigenous Merit Register Factsheet page, or email us at