Aboriginal Health

Disclaimer: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are advised that this website may contain images and voices of people who are deceased. 

Acknowledgement: The Health Workers Union office is located 5/222 Kings Way South Melbourne. The Health Workers Union acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work, the Wurundjeri people, and recognise their continuing connection to land, water and community. We pay respect to Elders past, present and emerging. 

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Our Public Sector Claim

Aboriginal Workforce Participation:

  • Commitment to increasing the representation of Aboriginal people working in all health professions/services.
  • Establish a 4% target for the representation of Aboriginal employees across the Victorian public health sector.
  • Develop partnerships between the health and education sector to deliver pathway training programs and up skill existing Aboriginal staff to further enhance career pathways. 
  • Develop a pool of work ready Aboriginal jobseekers with aspiration to work in the health sector.
  • Develop reporting of aboriginal workforce participation across the health sector

Raw Recruitment

The Health Workers Union has been working closely with RAW Recruitment to improve Aboriginal Workforce participation in the public health sector.

RAW Recruitment http://rawrecruitment.com.au has been established to provide business enhancement through superior Personnel Management, Group Training and Employment Services for Aboriginal job seekers and employers of Aboriginal people. RAW Recruitment has experienced staff that will ensure economic participation for all Aboriginal job seekers, and for many, this first experience are both a rewarding and a successful experience for the employee and host employer.

Raw Recruitment

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia - Communications 

The board will regularly publish communications summarising important issues and decisions made during board meetings.

The link to the updates can be found here: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia