Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander programs

As part of our Reconciliation Action Plan, we are committed to providing meaningful employment and work experience opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, at all levels within Legal Aid WA.

We strive to provide a working environment that is culturally sensitive to all of our employees and be recognised within the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities as an employer of choice.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with suitable skills and experience to apply for all advertised positions with Legal Aid WA.

We also offer the following work experience and employment pathways to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Click on the headings to read more about each program.

Indigenous Law Student Program

Legal Aid WA offers work experience placements to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are studying law (or a similar degree) at university.

Indigenous Cadetship Support

Legal Aid WA participates in the Indigenous Cadetship Support initiative. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can access financial support to undertake 12 weeks’ work experience each year with us, in areas relevant to their area of study.

Public Sector Traineeships

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people under 25 can apply to undertake a 12 month paid traineeship with Legal Aid WA, as part of a traineeship in Public Administration.

Aboriginal artwork of two lizards on a purple background

Copyright Christine Winmar (2014)

 

Reviewed: 20 April 2018

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