Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment

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The Housing Authority acknowledges Aboriginal People as the Traditional Owners of the country that we live, work and travel on in Western Australia, and pay our respects to the Elders both past present and into the future.

By embarking on a career at Housing you have the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of others. At the core of all our work is the goal of helping people to help themselves.

Housing is committed to creating sustainable and meaningful employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Employing Aboriginal staff ensures a sensitive approach is taken when dealing with a diverse range of customers, a broader input into our decision-making processes as well as the provision of more appropriate and responsive services to our clients.

We recognise the diverse skills, knowledge and experiences of Aboriginal people that add value to the role Housing plays in the community, and we demonstrate our commitment to support our Aboriginal staff through our Reconciliation Action Plan and our Aboriginal Employment Strategy. Watch this video to hear what Aboriginal staff have had to say about working at Housing.

Housing is a diverse organisation that provides opportunities in 30 locations across the state and employs people in a wide variety of roles and professions including:

​» Customer Service ​» Administration ​» Management
​» Tenancy and Property Management ​» Remote Aboriginal Housing ​» Project Management
​» Contract Management ​» Communications ​» Finance
​» Urban Design ​» Tendering ​» Sales
» ​Law ​» Policy » ​Human Resources
» ​Information Technology » ​Conveyancing


To find out more about working at Housing, refer to the following pages:

You can also find information on our current Aboriginal Employment Programs and the Application Process.

Sign up to the Aboriginal Employment Register to keep yourself updated about the latest jobs, news and events coming up at the Department.

*We wish to acknowledge the artwork used in our branding above: Aaron Hayden; Kittey Malarvie; Alan Griffiths​

We wish to acknowledge the artwork used in our branding: Aaron Hayden; Kittey Malarvie; Alan Griffiths.


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