Chairpersons – Emessage No 9, 15 December 2015

15 December 2015 Dear communities, colleagues and friends It is that time of year when we have all earned a well-deserve break, prior to farewelling 2015 I take this opportunity to provide an update on some recent developments. New ATSIEB member – As a result of the recent resignation, ACT Elections have undertaken a countback

Chairpersons – Emessage No 8, 8 December 2015

8 December 2015 Dear community, colleagues and friends As you are aware Rod Little recently resigned as ATSIEB Chairperson to take up his new role as Co-Chair with the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples.  All members would like to thank Rod for his ongoing contributions during his time on the Elected Body since 2008

Chairpersons – Emessage No 7 – 23 November 2015

23 November 2015 Dear community, colleagues and friends This is my last message as Chairperson of the Elected Body, but I expect this messaging will continue regularly to ensure you remain informed of activities of the Elected Body. I was recently elected to Co-Chair of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples which led me

New Resource to assist with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment

Please see link to a new resource developed by the Austraian Human Rights Commission. This guideline will help employers to use the ‘special measure’ provisions in the federal Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) and state and territory discrimination laws, to target Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for recruitment. http://www.humanrights.gov.au/our-work/aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-social-justice/publications/targeted-recruitment