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Department of Defence

  • #2 in Government & public service
  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders at Department of Defence

Defence is committed to increasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representation by offering career pathways for Indigenous Australians.

Defence recognises that we live, work and train on the traditional lands of First Nations peoples.

For over a century, our First Nations peoples continue to provide a vital and unique contribution to Defence capability. This includes in the defence of Australia and its national interests during times of peace and war.

Defence is strongly committed to:

  • the National Agreement on Closing the Gap 
  • reconciliation through its Defence Reconciliation Action Plan.
  • improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander socio-economic outcomes
  • progressing reconciliation through targeted employment pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.

Access cultural leave, mentoring and a network across Australia, and be supported along the way by the dedicated First Nations team at Defence. 

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