Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Specific Support

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ABTI) Students (opens in a new window)

First Peoples Disability Network Australia (FPDN) is a national human rights organisation for Australia’s first peoples with disability, their families and communities. Their aim is to advocate for the interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (ATSI) with disabilities. There are films, podcasts and other resources aimed to provide information and support for ATSI’s living with a disability.

Department of Social Services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander NDIS participants (opens in a new window)

Understanding the cultural considerations of the communities of where the services are provided for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability. To enable accessibility of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) services need to be culturally appropriate for the local community, elders and families.

Information in this website provides links to services that help with growing and creating businesses and preparing people for employment.

Aboriginal Employment Strategy (AES) (opens in a new window)

The AES is a ATSI national recruitment and group training company. They offer mentoring, coaching and specialist support to facilitate future employment and guidance for career pathways. Services include:

  • Coaching for resumes and job interviews
  • Organising traineeships
  • Pre-employment programs
Service Australia (opens in a new window)

Service Australia provides links to services for employment and financial support when studying as a student or apprentice.