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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 Jobs and Small Business (formerly the Department of Employment) 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

Departmental Portfolio Budget Statements

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 Jobs and Small Business Graduate Program

The 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.

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)

Targeted employment and development program All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders welcome to apply Explore your potential future in the APS

Jobs at the Department of Jobs and Small Business

The Australian Government 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. 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...

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.