Appointment of Aboriginal people requires an innovative, flexible and culturally appropriate approach, while ensuring appointments are made commensurate with the required level of skill. An approach that embraces substantive equality principles, and provides support, will contribute to improving the representation of Aboriginal people as employees in public authorities.


  • To achieve more equitable representation of Aboriginal employees at all levels to create a workforce reflective of the community it serves.
  • To promote greater understanding and application of measures to achieve equality available under the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 and the policy framework for substantive equality.
  • To increase the employment of Aboriginal people in regional Western Australia


Page last updated 17 July 2019