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Employment & Training

With the support of our dedicated Employment & Training Committee, industry partners and deadly groups like Gidarjil and Byellee, 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 promoting career and job opportunities to our membership and broader network.

Current Opportunities

Central Queensland Language Worker

A full time position in Bundaberg is currently available for a Central Queensland Language Worker to help revitalising Aboriginal Languages.
The key responsibilities of the role are to;

• Assist in language activity/projects
• Support community to revive their Indigenous languages
• Promote language acquisition
• Research and development of language materials
• Increase public appreciation and support awareness of Indigenous languages

Follow this link to view the advertisement

For a full Job Description and to Apply contact:
Gidarjil Development Corporation
P | 07 4130 7700
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Qantas Indigenous Graduate Program 2019   QANTAS Careers

Qantas has a long-standing commitment to reconciliation between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous Australians. Through our Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), Qantas undertakes a range of initiatives to support the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and to promote shared pride in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and cultures.

Our Indigenous Careers team work to create sustainable careers for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across the Qantas Group. With applications for our 2019 Qantas Graduate Program about to open, we would like to invite you to hear more about the experiences and opportunities you can encounter as a Qantas Graduate.

To find out more and register Follow this link....


Yalga-Binbi Institute CALM Training Yalga-Binbi

Get your training off to a great start in 2018 with a Certificate II in Conservation & Land Management at Yalga-Binbi Institute (YBI) Bundaberg. If you're still at school in 2018 and aged between 15-18 yrs this could be your entry to a career working on country with your mob. We have seen many of the mob succeed in CALM training and go on to have excellent careers as Rangers and protecting our local environment. 

The CALM Certificate II training is limited to 12 places so make sure you get in and apply today.

For more information contact or call (07) 4159 5276

Jobs Jobs Jobs  Rusca Group

Rusca Bros are preparing to commence works during January 2018 on 3 solar farms in Queensland.
The locations are Toowoomba, Susan River and Childers. 
Their preference for these projects is to employ locals, in particular they would like Traditional Owners to participate in works on Country. 
The Projects run for around 9 months and cover the following trades / positions. Pay rates will generally be as per relevant awards, work hours 50 – 60 hours per week.

Please contact;

Melissa Ward
Human Resources
Rusca Bros Services Pty Ltd.
T – 08 8943 1900 
E – 


Apprenticeships and Traineeships 2018

MRAEL Apprenticeships      

With over 100 Apprenticeship and Traineeship opportunities listed, the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network is a great resource.  To view the full list of current apprentice and trainee vacancies Follow this link.............


Training Programs and Services

InspireU        University of Queensland

InspireU brings Indigenous High School kids onto campus at UQ over the school holidays with the aim to inspire the University pathway. Students are given a holistic experience of University life and are led by current Indigenous University students through the area of study the student is interested. 

 Camp dates:

 July 1-6 – Business & Health Sciences

 July 8-13 – Education

Further information is available at

 The University of Queensland is currently home to 380 Indigenous students. InspireU aims to give Indigenous High School students an opportunity to explore the opportunity of studying at one of Australia’s finest Universities. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Unit (ATSISU) creates a ‘community’ away from home where students can feed off each other’s success. InspireU attendees are connected to the ATSISU and current students to learn how to navigate University and gain an understanding of how to enter University. 

ATSISU will cover all reasonable costs for the camp including flights, accommodation and meals.

Did you know – UQ offers an alternative entry program for Indigenous students?

Please ensure that students complete the ‘signature attachment’ electronically and then print for signing.

Any questions contact.

Jamie Hagan

Program Coordinator - InspireU

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit

t: (07) 3445 6794 || w:


Exciting career opportunities for Indigenous graduates through IBA

The Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) 2017 Indigenous Graduate Program is an exciting opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander university graduates who are interested in a career in Indigenous Affairs.

The program aims to develop skills and capabilities through a structured training program and a range of work experiences, including rotations to different areas of the organisation.  For further information including a Position Statement, selection documentation and details on how to apply:

Follow this link .....  



Indigenous Youth Mobility Pathways program is part of the Australian Government’s Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) funded through the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (DPM&C).

What is IYMP

  • The project offers young Indigenous people from regional and remote communities the opportunity to move to a host location to participate in further education, training or Australian Apprenticeships.
  • These young people actively participate in gaining a qualification which will enable them to develop the skills they need to get a job in their community or elsewhere.
  • IYMP addresses the barriers to training, employment and education and provides holistic support to young Indigenous people whilst engaged in the program.
  • It is an innovative project designed to inspire, excite, educate and encourage the young people’s passion to achieve and attain their long term career goals.

IYMP Objectives

  • Improve access to training and employment opportunities in major centres.
  • Increase the number of young Indigenous people participating in accredited training.
  • Increase the number of Indigenous people employed in occupations in particular areas of community need (e.g. trades, nursing, accountancy, business management and teaching).
  • Support the economic development in remote communities by building the capacity of local Indigenous youth to take up skilled jobs in their communities.

To find out more about the program: Follow this link.... 


Employment & Training Links


PCCC is committed to closing the gap on indigenous employment so we have included some deadly links below to positions vacant, traineeships and pathway opportunities;

Indigenous Employment Australia 

Indigenous Careers Portal

Karlka Recruiting Group

Telstra Indigenous Employment Site



How We Became PCCC

Background to the formation and registration of the PCCC Native Title Claimant Application, and the roles and responsibilities of PCCC entities.


What Programs are Available

Upcoming programs and forms to help the PCCC People, including such things as Funeral, Education and Elderly Assistance.