Careers for Indigenous Australians

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We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply to work with us. Find out about how we can support you.

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How we can support you

We have exciting career opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Indigenous Skills Talent Acquisition Register (iSTAR)

Our pre-employment service, Indigenous Skills Talent Acquisition Register (iSTAR), makes it easier for you to work with us.

We support people on the register by:

  • letting you know about new vacancies that might be a good match for your skills, experience and qualifications
  • giving you information on the job selection process such as writing applications and interviewing.

Joining iSTAR

You can join iSTAR through our employment portal.

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Other pathways to employment with us

You can also apply to work with us through:

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Gurru Ngali Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy

We value the important contributions our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff make to our organisation.

In 2020 we released our Gurru Ngali Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy 2020-2024. It supports a culturally safe and inclusive workplace and more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff at each classification level and across all business areas.

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Contact us for more information and to get involved

Email us at indigenousemployment [at] dva.gov.au to get in contact with our Diversity team and get more information.

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