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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Indigenous employment program (IEP)

 

Overview

The Indigenous employment program (IEP) is delivered through the Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) and aims to halve the gap in employment outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians within a decade. The program is the key strategy within the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) National partnership agreement for Indigenous economic participation that was signed in 2009.

The IEP is intended to make services more responsive to the specific needs of Indigenous job seekers, Indigenous businesses and employers. The aims of the program include, to:

Abstract adapted from the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations

Contacts

Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relation
50 Marcus Clarke Street
Canberra ACT 2600
GPO Box 9880
Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: 1300 363 079

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Last updated: 16 July 2013
 
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