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With the support of our dedicated Employment & Training industry partners and deadly groups like our region, PCCC is increasingly able to connect our people with real opportunities on and off country. We are committed to implementing the principals of the PCCC Indigenous Workforce Strategy and promotion of our people. 


Parklands Gardener

Location: Gladstone, QLD

About You

To be truly successful in this role, you must possess a genuine passion and approach to being a gardener.  While it is desirable for you to hold a Certificate III in Horticulture, genuine interest and equivalent experience, will be highly considered. You will require skills and experience in garden cultivation such as identifying, cultivating and maintaining plant species and landscaping as well as the capability to carry out a variety of maintenance tasks across parks and garden facilities.  A pro-active and confident approach to safety is a must. Also necessary are strong communications skills for you to liaise with and create engaging relationships with those inside GPC and outside of GPC, by regularly interacting in a positive manner with members of the general public and users of GPC’s parklands.  

Click here to view full position description and apply now

Closing Date: 15th December 2021


Family Participation Investigation and Assessment Specialist

Location: Hervey Bay, Qld 

About the role:

The IA Specialist's primary role is to support the Manager and Executive to implement and continuously improve structured, best practice service delivery that systematically engages families in resolving challenges and improving wellbeing and safety of children.

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Provide Child Safety Investigation and Assessment (IA) team with recommendations of potential referrals through a triage process
  • Manage and coordinate the family led decision making meetings process including referrals, identifying and coordinating participants, and facilitating meetings during the IA stage
  • Ensure the family led decision making process is facilitated in accordance with legislative principles and funding agreement requirements
  • Lead and prepare families to participate in family led decision making meetings, including ensuring that all participants have a clear understanding of the purpose of the family led meeting
  • Manage conflict that may occur within the family led decision making process
  • Liaise primarily with Child Safety Investigation and Assessment (IA) team as well as internal CQID staff 

For further information and to apply, CLICK HERE

Enquiries - Kelli O'Grady (07) 4313 1195

Closing date - Wednesday 8th December 2021 


Registered Nurse and/or Registered Midwife - Child Health (Identified)

Location: Gold Coast, Qld

The Registered Nurse and/or Registered Midwife – Child Health (Identified) is responsible and accountable for role modelling excellent quality patient focussed care evidence based nursing care at an entry level within the Waijungbah Jarjums model of care, based in Southport.

Waijungbah Jarjums embodies Gold Coast Health's commitment to the development of culturally and socially sensitive care for the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. Co-led and co-designed by the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, Identified Midwifery Navigator, GCHHS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander unit and Griffith Universities Professor of First Peoples Health.

For further information and to apply, CLICK HERE

Closing date: 21st December 2021 


Case Management Officer (Identified)

Location: Mt Isa,Qld

About the role:

The Case Management Officer is responsible for the building the capacity to empower high needs and vulnerable people, and their communities to take control over their own lives. The position uses a strength-based / trauma informed approach to build on individual, family, community and cultural strengths. This position assists the legal team with the co-ordination of Community Education (CE) programs, community outreach and holistic support services for QIFVLS. This position also provides a high level of administrative and program support to the role of the CMPM.

Guided by the Legal & Case Management Practice Standards, your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Manage case management assignments, intake, risk assessments, needs assessment, draft Case Management Plans (CMP) and service plans, review case progress and determine case closure of vulnerable, high needs clients
  • Record case information, file notes and complete accurately all necessary forms and produce statistical reports, including maintain accurate and relevant client records for reporting, evaluating and sharing of information and which is aligned to QIFVLS file management and reporting standards
  • Provide trauma and culturally informed, healing assistance, both as lead, and as a part of collaborative support case management service

For further information and to apply, CLICK HERE

Closing date: Monday 6 December, 2021


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Indigenous Player Development Manager (Identified) 

Location: Brisbane, Qld 

The Brisbane Lions is looking to appoint an Indigenous Player Development Manager to work with our Wellbeing Team ahead of season 2022. 

A new position in our Club, the Indigenous Player Development Manager will work across our Men’s and Women’s programs and be responsible for nurturing and strengthening the personal wellbeing and professional development of the Indigenous Players.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Providing support and advice to Indigenous players on wellbeing related or day-to-day life matters
  • Monitor Indigenous player wellbeing and communicate issues that may impact on field performance
  • In collaboration with the Community department, play a key role in driving Indigenous programs and initiatives

For further information and to apply, CLICK HERE

Closing date: 10th December 2021 


Life Without Barriers

Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Support Planner (Identified) 

Location: Cairns, Qld

The purpose of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Cultural Support Planner is to develop cultural support plans for Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Island children and young people in Out of Home Care to build and foster meaningful connection to land family and culture, and establish and maintain relationships between Life Without Barriers and local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop cultural support plans for children and young people in out-of-home care, to build and foster meaningful connection to land family and culture, in partnership with children and young people, and a multidisciplinary team
  • Work with the other relevant stakeholders to ensure that the C&YP identified goals within their cultural support plan are implemented
  • Ensure that any risk with implementing or delivering goals are communicated with appropriate manager
  • Proactively work to ensure that LWB achieve 100% compliance with cultural support plans
  • If required, develop, deliver, and support Cultural Awareness programs, activities, and other training

For further information and to apply, CLICK HERE 

Closing date: 12th of December 


Tackling Indigenous Smoking Officer (Identified)

Location: Gympie, Qld 

The NCACCH Tackling Indigenous Smoking Officer operates with the highest level of integrity, accountability and professionalism in accordance with NCACCHs values and Code of Conduct. In addition, they work towards ensuring the efficiency and effectiveness of the organisation service delivery, and support continuous improvement through encouraging innovation and best practice, within NCACCHs current quality management systems.

NCACCH seeks to improve health and social outcomes to our community through:

  • Provision of access to a full regional network of health care professionals
  • Encouraging choice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members and their families. And through exercising this choice, building cultural sensitivity and inclusiveness across the community while simultaneously promoting market competition between health care service providers; and
  • Utilising its Aboriginal Medical Service and partnerships with primary healthcare and other specialised services, as a proactive strategy in delivering community wide “Closing the Gap” health status improvement initiatives

For further information and to apply, CLICK HERE 

Closing date: 8th December 2021 


Team Leader – Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Crisis Helpline (Identified) 

Location: Sunshine Coast, Qld 

In Queensland, UnitingCare delivers our 24-hour 13 11 14 Lifeline Crisis Support line, providing compassionate support to anyone experiencing a personal crisis. Regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation, our trained volunteers are ready to listen, provide support and referrals.   

We are now proud to partner with Lifeline Australia in delivery of a new telephone crisis help line designed, led and delivered by and for, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 

Have you worked in Human Services roles and are passionate about making a difference in the lives of people in crisis? Do you want to be a key player in provision of this service for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander communities?

We are looking for just the right person for the role of Team Leader for this new service. Our successful candidate can potentially be located at any one of our call centres through-out Queensland - Brisbane (Kangaroo Point), Bundaberg, Cairns, Ipswich, Maryborough, Rockhampton, Broadbeach, Maroochydore, Mackay and Townsville.

For further information and to apply, CLICK HERE 


Mater Group

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Liaison Officer (Identified) 

Location: Brisbane, Qld

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with Mater clinical and clinical support areas in adopting an interdisciplinary approach to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients and their families accessing healthcare through Mater
  • Communicate and work alongside patients and their families from diverse backgrounds and geographic locations for the purpose of supporting them in the lead up to, during, and following their hospital or healthcare experience
  • Provide person specific cultural advice and support to individual patients and other clinicians providing direct care
  • Input to sustainable organisation-wide strategies, policies and programs relating to healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians
  • Advocate for the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients and their families accessing healthcare at Mater as well as those being admitted from and discharged into other service provider organisations
  • Liaise with external agencies and communities with regard to improving the quality and continuity of care delivered to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients

For further information and to apply, CLICK HERE

Closing date: Wednesday 8 December 2021 


HR Officer - Temporary (Identified)

Location: Gladstone, Qld 

Gladstone Ports Corporation is currently recruiting a temporary HR Officer who has Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, or Australian South Sea Islander heritage.

Reporting to HR Manager and working in a dedicated professional HR team, you will support the delivery of administration and support services within the HR department. 

In addition, you will:

  • Maintain the highest ethical standards, professionalism and confidentiality at all times
  • Provide services and support to all members of the team and client groups
  • Prepare general correspondence
  • Partner with HR Advisors and Specialists to coordinate the end to end recruitment and employment administration processes
  • Administer compliant records management processes 

For further information and to apply, CLICK HERE 

Closing date: 4:30pm, Thursday 2nd December 2021


2x Family Support Practitioners (Identified and Non Identified) 

Location: Townsville, Qld

These positions are full-time, fixed term until 31 December 2026. Extension of employment contract beyond December 2026 is subject to the continued successful government funding of the program.

Working collaboratively within the Intensive Family Support (IFS) service, this role will see you delivering outreach family case management programs addressing child protection concerns, while promoting social learning, community connection, and good health and well-being.

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintain a regular case load of client families
  • Engage families, obtaining consent and developing a case plan in conjunction with the family which addresses unmet needs and child protection concerns
  • Working collaboratively with other professionals and agencies to ensure families goals are achieved
  • Regularly attend and participate in case reviews
  • Maintain your professional skills and meet our operational procedures
  • Maintain accurate, up-to-date data entry records in required databases

For further information and to apply, CLICK HERE 

Closing date: 12 December 2021 


Program Facilitator (Identified)

Location: Brisbane, Qld

Key duties of the role that you will need to demonstrate in your application is your ability to:

• Consult with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in relation to the development and maintenance of services, activities and programs for young people subject to youth justice orders, particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youths in detention, that facilitates their rehabilitation and reintegration into the community

• Facilitate communication between departmental service delivery and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to ensure programs and services provided to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people are culturally appropriate

• Deliver, develop and assist in the provision of programs, activities and services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in detention

• Participate productively and collaboratively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in delivering programs and services to clients

• Assist young people with pre-release programs and provide links with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and relevant community organisations to facilitate continuity of educational, vocational and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs

For further information and to apply, CLICK HERE 

Closing date: 7th December 2021 


Indigenous Liaison Officer (Identified)

Location: Brisbane, Qld

About the Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Indigenous Liaison Officer to become an integral member of the Arethusa College. The Indigenous Liaison Officer works in conjunction with the College Leadership team and teaching staff and is employed to support the educational achievements and wellbeing of Aboriginal students.

The primary duty of the Indigenous Liaison Officer is to work collaboratively with all staff to offer consistently high standards of student and family support in a professional manner whilst supporting the values and ethos of the College.

For further information and to apply, CLICK HERE


Indigenous Workforce Officer (Identified)

Location: Brisbane, Qld

UnitingCare are seeking an experienced Indigenous Workforce Officer to support with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce initiatives within UnitingCare’s service groups by undertaking projects that assist in delivering Workforce and Aged Care and Community Services action items of our Reconciliation Action Plan. You will also work closely with our Aged Care and Community Services service group acting as their RAP Partner.

Key responsibilities:

  • Establish and develop ongoing relationships with key workforce industry organisations and work towards ensuring a high level of excellence and continuing improvement in our Indigenous Workforce Development model
  • Develop tools and frameworks that support the delivery of consistent best practice when engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, client and Elders across the state
  • Work alongside key UnitingCare groups in the development and implementation of RAP workforce initiative and targets
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with Job Providers regarding our Aboriiginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce and future pipeline of employees
  • Drive the implementation of the selected service group RAP implementation ensuring alignment with the selected service groups quality improvement framework and continuous improvement plans

For further information and to apply, CLICK HERE



Indigenous Lifestyle Support Workers (Identified)

Location: Townsville, Qld 

We are looking for First Nations Lifestyle Support Workers who have experience with physical, intellectual and mental health disabilities.

The First Nations Lifestyle Support Worker is responsible for:

  • Demonstrating a culturally appropriate attitude, for assisting participants with community access, self-care, mobility, in the home
  • Supporting participants to live independently and embrace each participant within the Townsville or Charters Townsville community regardless of traditional background
  • Encouraging and inspiring First Nation participants in communicating in an effective manner with participants, their family and friends
  • Building up participants choice and control to live self-determined lives and encompassing connection to country

For further information and to apply, CLICK HERE  


Training Strategy Cert IV

The Career Development Centre (in partnership with Skills Recognition International Pty Ltd RTO #32373) is offering the (CHC41215) Certificate IV in Career Development.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who provide programs and services to individuals and groups of clients and employers to support people in planning their career and/or locating, securing and maintaining suitable employment.

They may work in career information and transition services or assist in career advisor roles in education, training, school or transition work environments. They may have limited supervisory responsibilities in contexts such as employment services.

There are no entry requirements for this course.  Upon completion of this course you are eligible to become an associate member of the Career Development Association Australia. 

Click here to view position description

Click here to express your interest 


Information System (IS) Application Service Support Administrator

Location: Gladstone, QLD

The Information Systems team is seeking applications from suitably experienced candidates for the permanent position of IS Application Services Support Administrator.

About you

  • Proactive & enthusiastic person
  • Great personal drive
  • Displays the essential experience, skills & knowledge within the field
  • Ability to perform trouble shooting & problem solving, working closely with team members and business customers

Click here to view full position description & to apply


Income Support - Aged Care

Location: Brisbane, QLD

The Income Support Aged Care team ensures DVA’s records accurately reflect Income and Asset details and residential circumstances so Income Support pensions are correctly paid. DVA provide these details to the Department of Human Services for Aged Care fees assessment. This information is gathered from clients contacting the Department or by DVA requesting information from clients.

Click here to view position description & apply today!



Engineering Vacation Student 2021

Location: Gladstone, QLD

Position Status: Temporary

Click here to view full position description and to apply 



Internal Account Representative

Location: Brisbane, QLD

Work Type: Permanent/Full-time

The role will be primarily internally based to service new and existing accounts with an aim to obtaining maximum sales growth and customer satisfaction. Achieve both sales and trading margin growth, while developing strategies to improve customer service levels.

Click here to view full position description and apply today


Currently Recruiting - Indigenous Lifeline Telephone Crisis Supporters (Queensland)

Become a qualified volunteer Lifeline Crisis Supporter and help save lives. 

In Queensland, UnitingCare delivers our 24-hour 13 11 14 Lifeline Crisis Support line, providing compassionate support to anyone experiencing a personal crisis. Regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation, our trained volunteers are ready to listen, provide support and referrals. 

In recognition of the under-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people volunteering on 13 11 14, Lifeline Queensland is pleased to be offering training free of charge for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people interested in joining this service.

Volunteering with us you will be part of a small, close-knit team of supportive volunteers and employees at one of our call centres located though-out Queensland including Brisbane (Kangaroo Point), Bundaberg, Cairns, Ipswich, Maryborough, Rockhampton and Townsville.

Click here to learn more and express your interest.


Customer Care Consultant

Location: Townsville, QLD

Position status/type: Permanent/Full-time

Click here to view position description and to apply


Parklands Gardener

Location: Gladstone, Qld

Position Description

The Parklands Gardener is responsible for providing a high standar of Parkland maintenance and presentation for the enjoyment of Gladstone's community, visitors and for the enhancement of the Corporations public image in accordance with GPC's Maintenance Standard.

Click here to view position description and how to apply


Wide bay MADEC Vacancy Spreadsheet

Locations: Gympie and Bundaberg, QLD

Click here to view vacancies available

Referrals needed back ASAP - To apply, please contact PCCC staff Shay & Veronica to assist you on 07 4167 0037 or email


Service Support Officer

Location: Townsville, QLD

  • Primarily reception and administrative duties.
  • It is a Government Department role and will require someone who is able to show empathy and compassion to vulnerable people as well as maintain confidentiality.

Click here to view full position description and to apply


Data Analyst / Senior Data Analyst

Location: Brisbane, QLD

The successful applicant will also have:

  • Significant experience in data management and analysis to support business functions and policy outcomes
  • Significant experience working with data/statistical software such as SAS and Excel to analyse large administrative and survey datasets
  • Strong strategic thinking and communication

Click here to view full position description and to apply


Branch Supervisor

Locations: Townsville & Gladstone (QLD)

Click here to view Position Description and how to apply


Customer Care Consultant

Location: Mackay, QLD

Click here to view Position Description and how to apply


Area Sales Manager 

Location: Mackay, QLD

Click here to view Position Description and how to apply


Store Person (Warehousing & Customer Service)

Location: Cairns, QLD

Position Type: 12 Month Contract

*Indigenous Identified Employment Opportunity*

Click here to view full position description and to apply


Community Education Counsellor (Identified)

Location: Gladstone, Qld

Job Type: Permanent/Temporary/Full-time/Part-time

To apply, view position description:

Click here to view Position Description


QGC Operations - Upstream Turnaround Admin

Location: Chinchilla, QLD

  • Monday - Friday roster

QGC are looking for candidates with strong administration skills to support their technical teams who do turnarounds, shutdowns and maintenance of our assets.

Relocation assistance available if require for the successful candidate (PCCC will support with the application).

*Traditional Owner strongly encouraged to apply* 

Click here to view position description

To apply, please contact PCCC Staff Shay and Veronica on 07 4167 0037 or email


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Cadet Designer & Undergraduate Engineer 

Location: Gladstone, QLD

Click here to view Cadet Designer Position Description      

Click here to view Undergraduate Engineer Position Description        

The cadet designer position is ready for a quick start, so any immediate feedback / applicants are very welcome!

Note: Preference is to fill these position with PCCC / BGGGTB Traditional Owners.

To apply

Please contact us to apply on 07 4167 0037 or email


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Upstream Turnaround Administrator/Technical Assistant

Location: Chinchilla, QLD *relocation assistance available*

About the Role: 

  • Support the Field execution management and Assurance teams in delivery of key activities for annual Turnaround Management Plan.
  • You will need to be keen to 1st of July to allow some overlap with current incumbent.

Click to view Job Description

To apply:

Please contact PCCC Staff Shay & Veronica on 07 4167 0037 or email

Apprenticeships, Bursaries, Scholarships & Traineeships 2021


Cert III in Business - Indigenous Traineeship

Location: Brisbane, QLD

Work hours: Monday to Friday roster and with a standard 7.6 hour day.

*To be considered for this role you must identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander*

Selection criteria - preferred candidates must:

  • Be of Australian Indigenous descent
  • Reside within the Brisbane region
  • Have a passion to learn and attain a recognised Cert III in Business qualification over 12 Months
  • Pass Medicals, Drug & Alcohol Testing, and random on-site testing
  • Have a great attitude and work culture
  • Must have the ability to get to Brisbane CBD Daily

Click here to view full position description & to apply



Deckhand Traineeship - Curtis Island LNG Indigenous Careers

Location: Gladstone Region 

Shell's QGC business have unique relationships with Traditional Owner groups across the Curtis Island LNG Facilities operating footprint. This includes the Bailai, Gooreng Gooreng, Gurang and Taribelang Bunda peoples. We strongly encourage applications from these Traditional Owners groups regardless of their current residency

Port Curtis Coral Coast Trust (PCCC), in partnership with Shell's QGC business are working together to create career opportunities open to local Gladstone residents that identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander job seekers under special measures related to employment legislative Acts.

The traineeship includes hands-on practical experience, as well as some classroom lessons. Most of the traineeship will be carried out on Curtis Island, with the classroom experience to be held in Gladstone. A great opportunity for successful candidates to receive on the job training as well as a qualification. You will be learning from experienced professionals first hand, helping you to jump start your career in the natural gas industry and provided with a general background in boating industry skills and knowledge. Deckhands operate and maintain equipment on the deck of a vessel and assist with docking and other operations.

The deckhands together make up the deck crew and are responsible for maintaining the Ferry/Barge other than the engine and other systems that are the responsibility of onboard engineers.

Tasks - Throughout your traineeship, you will gain skills and experience across areas including:

  • Performs any combination of following duties aboard watercraft
  • Handles lines to moor vessel to wharves, tie up vessel to another vessel, or rig towing lines
  • Sweeps and washes decks, using broom, brushes, mops, and firehose
  • Lowers and mans lifeboat in case of emergencies
  • Stands steering watches or lookout watches while underway
  • Moves controls or turns handwheels to raise or lower passenger or vehicle landing ramps
  • Inserts blocks under wheels of vehicles to prevent them from moving on ferryboats
  • Loads or unloads material from barges, scows, and dredges

Duration and training

This traineeship is for 12 months and training will take place in Gladstone. This training will be a mix of on-line & face to face learning as well as in the workplace activities. You will learn from experienced people and be supported by the Programmed team.


On successful completion of your traineeship with Programmed, you will receive:

  • Certificate II Boat Service


In order to be considered as a potential candidate for a Warehousing Traineeship with Programmed, you will have:

  • A commitment to embracing a Zero Harm safety culture
  • A positive attitude, self-motivation and desire to learn new skills
  • Ability to take direction from supervisors and to ask questions
  • Good listening and communication skills
  • Interest in developing a career in the natural gas industry
  • Ability to get to the LNG facility ferry terminal to travel to Curtis Island

Each trainee will receive

  • Experience in a world class organisation with first class facilities
  • On-the-job training and support from highly skilled and experienced people
  • Round the clock support from a dedicated trainee mentor
  • A structured training program through a Registered Training Organisation (RTO)
  • A nationally recognised qualification
  • A solid foundation to build a successful career in the Gladstone region

To Apply

Please contact Shay or Veronica on (07) 4167 0037 or email resumes to

Applications close 22nd November 2021




2022 Isis Central Sugar Mill Scholarship Assistance (Now Open)

PCCC Ltd and Isis Central Sugar Mill have two scholarships available to PCCC people enrolled in or planning to enrol in a full-time undergraduate academic program at a University in Queensland.

Two (2) annual grants of up to $10,000.00 per person and four weeks paid vacation placement with Isis Central Sugar Mill are available to successful PCCC applicants.

If you identify as a Traditional Owner of the Port Curtis region and are studying full time at a QLD University, please have a closer look at these deadly scholarship opportunities.

Applications close: 31st January 2022

Click here to view 2022 ICSM Scholarship Flyer

Click here to view 2022 ICSM Scholarship Application Pack



Business Admin Trainee -Aboriginal / Torres Strait Islander

Location: Brisbane, Qld

We are currently seeking an Aboriginal &/or Torres Strait Islander person who is looking to kick start their career in Administration and complete a 12-month Certificate III Business traineeship in Brisbane, Fortitude Valley. As a trainee with our client Cardno, you will assist the Office Manager in the overall smooth running of the office. You will be the first point of call for staff, clients and visitors. 

Your tasks will include but not limited to:

  • Greet clients and visitors and coordinate sign-in process
  • Facilities management
  • Coordinate office events/catering
  • Coordinate pool car bookings
  • Maintain and book car parking register/car spaces for staff and clients
  • Organise incoming and outgoing mail, couriers and faxes
  • Maintain office consumables, ordering stationery and catering, booking meeting rooms for staff use
  • Maintain / coordinate locker register including basement lockers and storage facility

For more information and to apply, CLICK HERE 


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2022 Indigenous Apprenticeships Program (Now Open)

A pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to start their career in the Australian Public Service (APS).

The Indigenous Apprenticeship Program (IAP) is now accepting applications for the 2022 Intake. The program offers pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to
start their career in the Australian Public Service (APS).

The 12 month IAP program offers:

  • a permanent, full-time, entry-level job in government
  • job security with a competitive salary
  • opportunities to progress your career, including a nationally recognised certificate
    or diploma qualification.

Click here to view fact sheet

Click here to apply 

Applications close: Friday 29th October


Jimbelunga Nursing Centre Assistant In Nursing Trainee (Identified)

Location: Brisbane, Qld

Role Functions:

  • Carrying out routine clinical tasks with assigned residents, including delivery and administering of medication, sampling, wound management and other check-ups
  • Providing everyday living assistance to residents. Carrying out Assisting with general motor functions, personal hygiene and care as well as providing emotional support to the residents
  • Cultivating productive working relationships at all levels, which support the nurturing of internal and external relationships, facilitates cooperation, trust and respect, values differences and diversity and guides, mentors and focuses on the development of staff

For further job description and to apply, CLICK HERE 



Aquaculture Biologist Traineeship (Identified)

Location: Brisbane, Qld

Your duties will include:

  • Under supervision, undertake routine daily maintenance activities and conduct routine checks on the functioning of several seawater systems in accordance with the Bribie Island Research Centre (BIRC) operational procedures
  • Under supervision, undertake maintenance, modification and repair activities of all facets of the BIRC seawater systems
  • Support research based activities by participating in animal rearing, research experiments, basic laboratory work and field trips as required and in accordance with relevant animal husbandry and animal ethics protocols and practices
  • Participate in the components of the training package and complete all requirements of the prescribed Nationally Accredited Qualification

For further job description and to apply, CLICK HERE


Cadetships for University Students (First Nations Identified Roles)

Location: Brisbane, Qld

The First Nations Cadetship is a Commonwealth Funded Program that aims to provide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander university students with paid employment in a role that relates to their field of study for 10 weeks per year. Our programs are run year-round, meaning we can flexibly fit in during your semester to ensure your cadetship is the right fit for you. The First Nations Cadetship Program prides itself on working with like-minded employment partners and connecting them with young First Nations professionals looking to make an impact in the workplace. The First Nations Cadetship program is dedicated to providing First Nations students with invaluable industry experience to support your journey towards your career goals.

Our First Nations mentor program will provide you with a dedicated Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander mentor to offer additional cultural, personal and career guidance through the duration of your Cadetship, and support you on your journey to achieve your personal and academic goals.

For further job description and to apply, CLICK HERE



Talent Today, Talent Tomorrow Secondary School Bursary

The Talent Today, Talent Tomorrow Bursary is a secondary school bursary program for Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Australian South Sea Islander students in the Gladstone and Bundaberg region.

The bursary program provides financial assistance to successfully selected Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or Australian South Sea Islander students in recognition of their efforts at school, as well as encouraging them to continue with their schooling. GPC is proud to commit to the Talent Today, Talent Tomorrow Bursary Program, as part of their Stretch Reconciliation Action Plan.


To apply for this bursary, students must currently be enrolled and attending a secondary school within the Gladstone and Bundaberg region.

How to Apply

Click here to learn more and apply today



Indigenous Customer Service Trainee | Westpac

Location: Inala, Qld

The Opportunity

This position provides Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders an opportunity to engage with their local community as a Bank Teller. As the face of Westpac Bank, you will provide customer service, conduct banking transactions, assist with general enquires and market Westpac products and services.

National traineeship wages and conditions apply.

Day-to-day duties will include, but not be limited to:

  • Provide face-to-face customer service in branch to personal and business customers
  • Pitch sales of Westpac Group products and services and refer specialist enquiries
  • Produce financial reports, transaction summaries and balance sheets
  • Assist management and team with daily administrative tasks
  • Conduct banking transactions, cash handling and EFTPOS

For further job description and to apply, CLICK HERE



Business Administration Traineeship

Maxima, in partnership with Pangolin Associates, are currently seeking a driven Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander to undertake a business traineeship as an Administration Officer.

This fulltime opportunity will see you working across 12-months assisting to support the national team in their administrative tasks, getting practical experience whilst studying to gain a nationally recognised Certificate III in Business within the Business Administration Stream.

About You:

  • Keen interest for environment issues
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication
  • Passion for delivering exceptional customer service
  • Sound computer knowledge and skills
  • Thrive working under pressure and within time constraints
  • Ability to work autonomously and alongside team members
  • High attention to detail

Click here to view full position description & to apply.

Cafe Trainee - Indigenous Opportunity

About the Opportunity 

You will join a small team who are responsible for operating our Café at the Port Central precinct that is visited by our employees, other employees within the Port Community, as well as members of the public. Working away from the CBD has many benefits – we’re keen to make sure that access to wholesome nutritious food and exceptional coffee is one of them!  We’re looking for a passionate individual who is ready to start their hospitality career and work towards gaining a qualification. 

As the Café Trainee, your key responsibilities will include: 

  • Ensuring the café continues to connect personally with its customer base by providing exemplary customer service. 
  • Ensure you always maintain the highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness whilst complying with Industry standards and requirements. 
  • Prepare and serve wholesome food that keeps people coming back for more!   
  • Prepare hot and cold beverages including tea and coffee by following prescribed recipes and preparation techniques for coffee drinks, such as, espresso, espresso lungo, caffe latte, and cappuccino. 
  • Assist with stock inventory, use of EFTPOS/ cash handling in line with all internal processes and policies. 

About you  

 Our ideal candidate will be an energetic, passionate individual, who is motivated by this opportunity. Are you someone that: 

  • Has a learning mindset and ready to start their hospitality career or gain a Certificate III in Hospitality 
  • Has had some experience working in hospitality, however this is not essential  
  • Is an effective communicator both verbal and written, able to provide a friendly manner especially during busy periods 
  • Is open to using technology to communicate menus, daily specials and embrace change 
  • Ability to work in a small team whilst working autonomously 

These roles have been identified for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants as part of an EEO measure. 

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Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care Traineeship

Position Title: Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care 

Qualification Type: Traineeship

Location: Roma

Mode: School-based

Expected Duration: 12 months

This is an identified position in accordance with the equal opportunity measure under section 105 of the Anti-discrimination Act 1991.

Position Overview:

The purpose of this Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Traineeship in Roma is to provide the successful applicant with the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge through completing on the job working experience and training with an employer whilst completing a nationally recognised course of training through a registered training organisation.

Position Requirements:

To fulfil the requirements of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Traineeship with Golden West Apprenticeships you will: - Abide by the terms and conditions of the Training Contract. - Complete Golden West Apprenticeships inductions. - Perform work in a satisfactory manner. - Commit to and complete the Training Plan in the timeframe allocated by completing theory based assessments and demonstrating skills through competency based assessments to the best of your ability. - Comply with registration relevant to your field of work, in particular the Further Education and Training Act and the Work Health and Safety Act.

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Conservation and Land Management Work Skills Traineeships

Location: Roma

Mode: Full-time

Expected Duration: 6 months

These traineeships are full-time for 18-22 weeks’ duration and aim to provide an ongoing cultural education and promotion space for the Aboriginal and broader communities. The successful applicants will take part in a project developed to provide key infrastructure to support long term caring for country activities, training opportunities for young Aboriginal people in Conservation and Land Management and development of cultural tourism and educational programs. This will include the Roma Refuse Site Enhancement Project with landscaping, gardening, vegetation enhancement and irrigation systems.

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To meet the needs of our ever-increasing workforce and to continue our ongoing commitment to Reconciliation and meaningful employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people UCQ have developed an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Traineeship program. The program supports individuals who have a passion for community and health services to gain practical on-the-job training in areas spread across our organisation. Our traineeships are supported by formal training and qualifications through a Registered Training Organisation and will provide you with ongoing mentorship to assist you in achieving a long-term career within your chosen field. If successful in a traineeship with UnitingCare Queensland you will be supported in a culturally safe environment with mentors who will guide you in your traineeship journey.

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