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ONLINE - Making a Case for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in...

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Level 16

100 Edward Street

Brisbane

Brisbane, Queensland 4000

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This session is part of our 'Deadly Conversations' series. This is an ONLINE session.

Making a Case for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in Your Workplace is an online session to showcase the positive and unique contribution that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples make within the workforce and the flow on effects to community and families.

Who should attend?

Service delivery workers, leaders, HR professionals, managers, coordinators, team leaders

In this session we will explore:

  • Why it makes good sense to employ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

  • What organsations can do to set Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to succeed in the workplace

  • Case studies - successes and overcoming challenges.

Presenter Biographies

Rona Scherer comes from the Yalanji and Mamu peoples of Far North Queensland, having a strong and active role in her homelands. She comes with diverse experiences from administration to curating art exhibitions and conducting workshops and conferences presentations. Rona also sits on the Board of Mullen Bun Goon for the Mamu Tropical Skywalk in Far North Queensland.

Cultural inclusion and safety within Australia are on a very long journey. There is much work to be done within workforce and with organisations who are seeking to begin those conversations. Rona sees her current role as a Workforce Consultant as her way to support making that cultural shift towards a truly reconciled and progressive nation.

Christine Payne has been with the with the Workforce Council since 2007 where she has held various roles. Christine has worked with groups across various community sectors including youth, mental health, domestic violence and family support supporting them to work together to collect data, prioritise needs and develop workforce plans to build the capacity of the health and community services sectors throughout Qld. More recently Christine's work has focussed on developing a suite of learning and development offerings including mentoring programs, large conferences, workshops and peer learning experiences.




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100 Edward Street

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Brisbane, Queensland 4000

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