The employees that identify as Indigenous, BR L-R John, Yanti, Ryan, Shannon and Jasmine, FR l-r Lorraine & Nicolette. Photographed in NLA studio in front of a grey backgroun. John wears purple, Yanti a white shift and black tie, Ryan a blue check shirt, Shannon ina grey polo neck, Jasmine in a navy jumper. Lorraine wears a black top with a yellow beaded necklace and red framed glasses. Nicollete wears an aqua top. Everyone but Ryan and Shannon are smiling.

 

We encourage the employment of Indigenous Australians by providing training and development opportunities and offering a supportive workplace.

We take responsibility for the preservation of the nation's cultural heritage, as represented in our diverse collections. We seek to employ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in our work to build, manage and preserve collections for future generations, and ensure Australia's stories can be known and told into the future with respect and sensitivity.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff provide services which better meet the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

We provide a supportive work environment for staff and offer attractive employment conditions. In 2012, staff from across the Library came together to form the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Working Group. The group created an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy 2013-2018 and Operational Plans.

We also welcome connections to Indigenous communities across Australia and hosts many events throughout the year.

There are many different pathways available for future employees at the Library including the graduate program and the work experience and internship program.

Apply for the Indigenous Graduate Program

Our 2013 Indigenous Graduates, Samara and Nicolette, created these welcoming webpages for those considering a career in the Library.

For more information contact National Library Recruitment by phone (02) 6262 1226 or by email:  recruit@nla.gov.au