Employers can find Aboriginal employees through a range of services and coordinators.

Aboriginal Engagement Coordinators

Aboriginal Engagement Coordinators are located across metropolitan and regional South Australia. They provide:

  • information and advice to employers to help you recruit Aboriginal employees
  • information and advice to employers to help you support Aboriginal employees once they’re in employment
  • information on grants, funding and subsidies available for employing Aboriginal people.

Contact your nearest Aboriginal Engagement Coordinator:

Adelaide and Western Adelaide Regions
Lesley Rachwal
Mobile 0407 394 822
Email lesley.rachwal@sa.gov.au  

Southern Adelaide 
Lesley Rachwal
Mobile 0407 394 822
Email lesley.rachwal@sa.gov.au 

Northern Adelaide 
Angela Hart
Mobile 0428 112 891
Email angela.hart@sa.gov.au

Riverland / Murraylands 
Ken Liddle
Mobile 0427 800 369
Email ken.liddle@sa.gov.au

Ivan Phillips
Mobile 0427 800367
Email ivan.phillips@sa.gov.au

Far North
Kriston Thompson
Mobile 0477 307 565
Email kriston.thompson2@sa.gov.au

For information on other regions call the Infoline.

TAFE SA Aboriginal Access Centres

Interactive Ochre cultural respect training is available for industry, educators, RTO's and community groups wishing to develop and promote a cultural understanding and to assist non-Aboriginal Australians to work more effectively with Aboriginal people. The program is facilitated by Aboriginal people and is tailored to suit the client's needs.

Phone 8303 2741 or visit TAFE SA.

Aboriginal Apprenticeship Program

The Aboriginal Apprenticeship Program (AAP) provides incentives for private sector employers to employ Aboriginal people as trade-based apprentices. Intensive support is provided to participants for the duration of the apprenticeship. Subsidies are available depending on the length of the apprenticeship.

For details about incentives see Support for employers of Aboriginal apprentices and trainees.

Call the Infoline.

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