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Annual Report 1986/1987 Public Service Commissioner for the Northern Territory

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Title

Annual Report 1986/1987 Public Service Commissioner for the Northern Territory

Other title

Tabled Paper 390

Collection

Tabled Papers for 5th Assembly 1987 - 1990; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT

Date

1988-05-18

Description

Deemed

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

File type

application/pdf

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Copyright owner

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License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2021C00044

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/297600

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/388330

Page content

30 So far, the trainees have been given on the job training to enable them to gain experience necessary for transfer or promotion. Cadetship Program The Aboriginal Development Division has been successful in establishing an Aboriginal Cadetship Program which is subsidised by DEIR. The program will: Assist Northern Territory Government departments to meet their responsibility to the government's policies for Aboriginal employment and Industrial Relations. Give opportunities for Aboriginal people to obtain the necessary accreditation and/or qualification to allow them to be employed across a wider range of designations within the NTPS. Before being awarded a cadetship under the Aboriginal Cadetship Program, candidates need to be successful in their applications for admission to a Further Education Institution. In 1986/87 a total of four cadetship were taken up. Targetted Recruitment & Activities Program (TRAP) This program is designed to stimulate interest and encourage applications from the Aboriginal Community for employment in areas which do not normally attract sufficient numbers. The Division oversights vacancy flows in the NTPS and selectively canvasses applications from suitable Aboriginal people within and outside the service. Workshops are conducted to provide applicants with information about the Department and the role to be performed in the proposed position and where necessary the Division offers refresher courses to prepare applicants for selection tests and interview. This program has been very successful, with Aboriginal people winning permanent positions in areas not usually regarded as Aboriginal employment areas e.g. Prison Officers, and Department of Civil Aviation Fire Controllers.


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