For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Training NSW provides a range of programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people focused on:

  • workplace mentoring and support services
  • improving access to employment and training 
  • creating business opportunities

Smart and Skilled is an initiative within Training NSW that offers fee-free subsidised training for eligible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in priority skill areas.

In addition, the National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA) is responsible for employment services in remote Australia under its Community Development Program (CDP).

Through a range of activities, the CDP supports Indigenous job seekers to:

  • build workplace skills and confidence
  • address and overcome barriers to employment 
  • contribute to their communities