5 BEN­E­FITS OF EM­PLOY­ING IN­DIGE­NOUS AUS­TRALIANS

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AD­DRESS LABOUR SHORT­AGES

there are skill short­ages or it is ex­pen­sive to fly staff in and out, em­ploy­ing lo­cal in­dige­nous peo­ple to fill jobs is a pos­i­tive.

REP­RE­SENT THE COM­MU­NITY

helps de­velop trust, bet­ter en­gages in­dige­nous cus­tomers and will likely lead to deeper re­la­tion­ships where cus­tomers’ needs are bet­ter met.

DI­VER­SITY IN THINK­ING

unique skills and knowl­edge of in­dige­nous Aus­tralians can add value in the mar­ket­place.

WIN TEN­DERS

gov­ern­ment de­part­ments and cor­po­ra­tions ask for ev­i­dence to show how a com­pany is in­vest­ing in greater equal­ity for in­dige­nous peo­ple. Holis­tic em­ploy­ment strate­gies will help win th­ese ten­ders.

SO­CIAL RE­SPON­SI­BIL­ITY

em­ploy­ment out­comes for in­dige­nous job­seek­ers is a key el­e­ment in pro­vid­ing eco­nomic in­de­pen­dence, which ad­dresses the longterm dis­ad­van­tage many face.

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