Here are some useful resources to point you in the right direction:
Indigenous Jobs Australia
Indigenous Jobs Australia is a national employment website dedicated to connecting Indigenous Australian job seekers with employers that are searching for Indigenous employees.
Generation One is a national movement for all Australians, Indigenous and non-Indigenous. Generation One’s mission is to end the disparity between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians in one generation through employment.
Vocations Training and Employment Centres (VTEC)
VTEC’s connect Indigenous job seekers with guaranteed jobs and bring together the support services necessary to prepare job seekers for long term employment. The guarantee of a job before job-specific training starts is the key feature of VTECs.
The website provides advice, connections, and training and easy-to-use tech tools for people and organisations working to build stronger communities. In particular, you can access the community resources section (Join In Join Up) which provides information and targeted support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities.
This website is designed to connect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with Australian Government policies and programmes and raise awareness about the initiatives that affect you most. The site shares stories from individuals, communities and organisations across Australia, telling real stories about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the challenges and opportunities facing them, and the successes and achievements being demonstrated every day.
Department of Human Services – Indigenous Australians
The Department of Human Services is responsible for the development of service delivery policy and provides access to social, health and other payments and services.
NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life. The week is a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities and to support your local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.
To locate Lifeline services near you click here