Being employed improves the health, living standards and the social and emotional well-being of individuals, families and communities. Employment not only brings financial independence and choice, it also contributes to self-esteem. We develop and manage Indigenous employment policy and programmes. We also provide supplementary assistance to a variety of state, territory and Commonwealth programmes. Our programmes address the employment needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and employers and industry.
Kristy Stewart loves tunnelling under Melbourne
Dylan Kimlin's journey from unemployment to teacher
Australian Government response to the Senate Finance and Public Administration References Committee inquiry report
Targeted Compliance Framework: CDP provider discretion and flexibility
Factsheet - Community Development Program Reforms
The Community Development Program Regions
Discussion paper: Remote employment and participation
Programmes & Policies
Consultation on changes to the Community Development Program
Indigenous Jobs and Training Review
Indigenous representation in the Commonwealth public sector
Tailored Assistance Employment Grants
The Community Development Program (CDP)
Vocational Training and Employment Centres (VTECs)
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