- Year: 2007
- Author: Australia. Parliament. House of Representatives. Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs
- Publisher: Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia
- Published Location: Canberra, ACT
- ISBN: 9780642789594
- Country: Australia
Reports on the outcome of an inquiry into the positive factors and examples amongst Indigenous communities and individuals which have improved employment oputcomes in the public and private sectors; recommends ways this can inform future policy development; assesses what significant factors have contributed to positive outcomes, including the contribution of practical reconciliation; report addresses welfare dependence; outlines workforce participation; stresses that many submissions argued for a holistic approach, therefore housing, pre-school education, school outcomes, school to work transition is also covered; fourteen recommendations cover construction maintenance programs (with reference to the successful operation of the Cairns and District Regional Housing Corporation); tender requirements; Indigenous employment by small businesses; micro-finance; funding for mentors; education; National Indigenous Cadet Scheme; work experience; public servants in regional and remote areas; private sector Indigenous employment.