Careers for Indigenous Australians
Help us tell the story of the veterans in your community.
Join us and help us be relevant to and valued by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander veterans who served our country.
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Why work with us
We are dedicated and committed to attract, recruit, retain and develop our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff.
Take on a rewarding, varied, and broad career with an Australian Public Service department that can bring balance and flexibility to your working life, while supporting you to stay connected to your community.Back to top
How we can support you
We have exciting career opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
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
- providing helpful information on the job selection process such as writing applications and interviewing.
You can join iSTAR through our employment portal.Back to top
Other pathways to employment with us
You can also apply to work with us through:Back to top
Gurru Ngali Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy
We value the important contributions 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. The strategy supports building a culturally safe and inclusive workplace and increasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff at each classification level and across all business areas.Back to top
For more information email indigenousemployment [at] dva.gov.au.Back to top