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Policy and program affirmative measures - Indigenous

The policy and program stream (Affirmative measures – Indigenous) is open only to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people.

As well as the essential requirements of the policy and program stream, you will be need to provide evidence that you are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person. Suitable evidence may include:

  • a letter signed by the chairperson of an incorporated Indigenous organisation confirming that you are recognised as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
  • a confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent document, executed by an Indigenous organisation.

Find out more on the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies website.

Successful applicants in this process will participate in the policy and program stream graduate program.

Privacy

We respect and acknowledge your privacy. There is ordinarily no obligation for an employee to share information about their Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander status. However, for the purpose of this affirmative measure process, you will be required to confirm that you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australian in order to demonstrate that you meet the eligibility requirements.

Information collected about your racial or ethnic origin is regarded as 'sensitive information' for the purposes of the Privacy Act 1988 and your consent is required for this information to be collected or shared.

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