The City of Yarra employs a number of Aboriginal Peoples including Traditional Owners of the land on which their council sits. This includes a Wurundjeri Elder who is Aborignal Partnerships Plan Officer at council. The Aboriginal Partnerships Plan Officer manages the delivery of Yarra’s Aboriginal Partnerships Plan and reports bimonthly to Yarra’s Aboriginal Advisory Group.
The Victorian Local Government Aboriginal Engagement and Reconciliation Survey 2012 found that 19 councils employ an Aboriginal Liaison Officer or similar role. Reach out to one of these councils to learn more about how they developed their programs.
For specific advice on the recruitment of Aboriginal Peoples for jobs, contact Indigenous Employment Partners.
Targeted Recruitment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples | Australian Human Rights Commission
Indigenous Recruitment Guide | Australian Government