Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2017 Week 08 Hansard (Thursday, 17 August 2017) . . Page.. 2996 ..
• promotion and utilisation of the ACTPS Work Experience Program to support Canberrans from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to enter the workforce;
• development LGBTIQ workforce awareness training;
• provision of Disability Confidence training;
• promotion significant diversity Days including Harmony Day and International Day of People with Disability;
• CMTEDD promoted National Reconciliation Week 2017 by launching its Reconciliation Action Plan. Over 100 members of staff and the ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community attended; and
• an event is planned for NAIDOC Week 2017 and information regarding NAIDOC Week leave entitlements will be communicated to staff.
b) From June 2016 to date, CMTEDD has conducted four Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Awareness training sessions, including a dedicated session for CMTEDD executives. A total of 76 staff attended these sessions. A further training session is scheduled for 13 July 2017.
In addition, see response to 2a.
c) Curijo Pty Ltd – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Awareness training; CIT Solutions – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Awareness training; internal learning and development staff – Recruiting a Diverse Workforce training and promotion of significant events; and Australian Network on Disability - Three Disability Confident training sessions for both staff and managers has also been conducted.
3.CMTEDD has four staff members participating in the ACTPS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Career Development Program. Two staff are Administrative Officers and two are Senior Officers.
The Directorate’s Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group continues to operate. The Working Group is responsible for establishing an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Staff Network as one of the actions under the CMTEDD RAP.
All employees, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander colleagues, participate in regular performance and development conversations, which provide the opportunity to discuss potential training, mentoring and other strategies for professional development.
4. 91.7% (permanent employees). See response to 1, 2 and 3 above.
Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate—Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment
(Question No 307)
Mr Milligan asked the Minister for Transport and City Services, upon notice, on 9 June 2017:
(1) Within the Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate (a) what is the percentage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) employees, (b) is the target for the Directorate being met; if not, why not and what efforts are being made to