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Aboriginal Health Employment

Aboriginal Health Employment

Do you want to work with us?

Improving both Aboriginal representation in the health workforce and ensuring they have access to career and development opportunities is an essential component of building a better working environment. Southern NSW Local Health District is creating a workforce that is affirming of Aboriginal culture and values which seeks to create targeted and general employment and career opportunities for Aboriginal people.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people can apply for any position in NSW Health where the role requirements are met. In addition, there are positions that are specifically developed for Aboriginal people - these are referred to as 'identified' or 'targetted 'positions.

The basic steps involved in working for Southern NSW Local Health District are:

Find a job

Apply for a role

Get your documents together

Attend an interview

Verification checks

Getting the job


Visit the Stepping Up website

NSW Health website Stepping Up  provides lots of information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in applying for jobs with health districts like MLHD.

Find out more by visiting the Stepping Up website

Useful Links

National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Association

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practice Board of Australia

Aboriginal Health College

NSW Health Aboriginal Workforce

Useful contacts

The Australian Indigenous Doctors Association

Indigenous Allied Health Association

Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council


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