April 2012

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Press Releases - April 2012


10,000 Indigenous jobs filled under Australian Employment Covenant

April 30, 2012 10,000 Indigenous jobs filled under Australian Employment Covenant   The Australian Employment Covenant (“AEC”) reached a major milestone, celebrating the filling of 10,000 Covenant jobs with indigenous employees. New figures from employers who signed with the AEC have revealed 10,501 indigenous Australians are now off welfare and working. The ’50,000 jobs campaign’ is an employer-led initiative that brings all Australians together to break the vicious cycle of unemployment, hopelessness and poverty that exists among too many Indigenous Australians. Australian Employment Covenant founder Mr Andrew Forrest said 330 employers throughout Australia had committed to over 61,000 employment opportunities for Indigenous Australians – 10,000 m... More...

30 April @ 12:59