Terms of Reference

The House Standing Committee on Indigenous Affairs will inquire into and report on opportunities for employment and economic development for Indigenous Australians.

The Inquiry will identify existing and future pathways for employment and the opportunities for Indigenous business enterprises. It will also identify barriers that may impede employment and business opportunities for Indigenous Australians.

The scope of the Inquiry includes, but is not limited to:

  • Employment pathways available to Indigenous Australians;
  • Barriers to employment for Indigenous Australians, including access to employment and training;
  • Government employment programs and opportunities to build upon effective initiatives;
  • Identify gaps and opportunities in the workforce and future growth sectors that could result in employment and enterprise options for Indigenous Australians;
  • The experience of successful enterprises initiated and owned by Indigenous Australians; and
  • The involvement of Government departments and agencies in facilitating business opportunities for Indigenous Australians.


Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
House of Representatives Standing Committee on Indigenous Affairs
PO Box 6021
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: (02) 6277 4559
Fax: (02) 6277 8461
IndigenousAffairs.reps@aph.gov.au

About this inquiry

The Committee will inquiry into opportunities for employment and economic development for Indigenous Australians.

Track Inquiry

Upcoming Public Hearings

13 May 2021: Canberra

Past Public Hearings

29 Apr 2021: Liverpool
28 Apr 2021: Wyong
07 Apr 2021: Conference Call

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Inquiry Status

Accepting Submissions

How to make a submission

The committee invites individuals and organisations to send in their opinions and proposals in writing (submissions)

Accessibility

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