Key messages

  • There are a number of programs that support organisations to increase Aboriginal employment and training opportunities in the health and community services sector.
  • Managers and human resources staff can use these resources as a guide to identify relevant programs to support recruitment, retention and mentoring within the Aboriginal workforce.
  • Eligibility requirements and employer incentives for grants, scholarships and apprenticeships will vary across programs.

The Department of Health & Human Services is committed to building the Aboriginal workforce in Victoria by increasing Aboriginal employment and training opportunities. To assist the health and community services sector there are a number of programs that can support organisations with workforce recruitment, retention and mentoring.

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