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Priority area 3: Economic opportunities

Outcomes: 

  • Queensland gets the most benefit from our diversity and global connections 
  • Individuals supported to participate in the economy

Action

AQP

Responsible agency

Timeframe

Progress status for 2020-21

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  • On track
  • Completed
  • Yet to commence

Achievements and outcomes for people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities

Please provide commentary e.g. 3-4 dot points of advice on achievements and outcomes. Include qualitative and quantitative data if available/relevant.

Provide pathways to employment in the Queensland Public Sector for migrants, refugees and people seeking asylum, such as through work experience, internships or targeted recruitment. 

 Be a responsive government
Create jobs in a strong economy
Keep Queenslanders healthy

Multiple agencies, including Department of Transport and Main Roads

2020–21

Yet to commence

 

 

 

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Completed

 

 

 

Initial discussions have been held with Customer Service Branches and our community partner, Refugee Council of Australia on how to identify positions for migrants and refugees to increase employment.

The Department of Transport and Main Roads are working with HELP Enterprises and Job Access on an Inclusive Recruitment initiative to promote inclusive recruitment practices and to address unconscious bias in recruitment. 

The Department of Transport and Main Roads Inclusion and Diversity Champion delivered a keynote speech in April 2021 for Multicultural Australia's program supporting recently arrived migrants and other multicultural jobseekers to connect to employment opportunities.

Last updated
23 September 2021