South Australian based artist Juanella McKenzie joined Services Australia as an Indigenous Apprentice earlier this year in the midst the nation’s worst bushfire crisis. She’s now supported customers affected by fire, flood and the turmoil of COVID-19.
NAIDOC Week (8-15 July 2018), is an opportunity for the Department of Human Services to celebrate the important work of its Indigenous staff.
Applications are open for the Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Indigenous Apprenticeships Programme (IAP).
The 12 month long Indigenous Apprenticeships Programme (IAP) offers Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians an opportunity to start their full-time careers in the public service and gain a nationally recognised qualification.
For Department of Human Services Remote Smart Centre employee Rhiannon Coppin, being a finalist for ‘Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Student of the Year’ at the Northern Territory Training Awards is recognition of the hard work underpinning her success.