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3. Opportunities 3.1 Investigate opportunities to improve and increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment outcomes within our workplace as part of KU’s overall workforce strategy 3.1.1 Engage with existing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff and consult on employment strategies, including professional development. 3.1.2 Collect information on our current Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff to inform future employment opportunities. 3.1.3 Develop and implement an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment and retention strategy. 3.1.4 Develop and implement Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment pathways, through mentoring and exploration of traineeships. 3.1.5 Continue to advertise all vacancies in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander media. 3.1.6 Review HR and recruitment procedures and policies to ensure there are no barriers to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees and future applicants participating in our workplace. 3.1.7 Engage with external Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and/or consultants to advise on recruitment, employment and retention strategies, including professional development. 3.1.8 Provide one internship or traineeship opportunity for an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander student in our workplace each year. June 2017 General Manager, People Services & IT General Manager, People Services & IT June 2017 June 2017, 2018 General Manager, People Services & IT March 2017 June 2017 General Manager, People Services & IT General Manager, People Services & IT General Manager, People Services & IT March and November 2016, 2017, 2018 General Manager, People Services & IT June 2017 November 2016 Manager, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Programs Reinforce the value Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people bring to KU, and consider Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in all areas of our service delivery. Action Deliverable Responsibility Timeline The development of policies and programs that enhance educational, leadership and social opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff will contribute to the successful delivery of services throughout KU. KU’s engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and suppliers of goods and services, enables us to increase our capacity to deliver quality and meaningful services to children and families, and equip our staff to work in multicultural and multidisciplinary teams. Focus Area