Embedding workplace diversity into everyday practice involves recognising the value of individual differences in people and positively embracing, harnessing and supporting these characteristics to achieve organisational and individual benefit.
People are at the core of our business and are our most important asset, without whom we are unable to deliver on our strategic goals. Diversity and inclusion is about every member of our workforce bringing their unique perspective to the department, and being heard and valued by colleagues and leaders alike.
The DHS Aboriginal Workforce Strategy 2021–2023 outlines our commitment to increasing the participation of Aboriginal peoples across all classifications and divisions in the Department and in retaining those employees through building a workplace that is inclusive and respectful of Aboriginal culture.
A guide designed for the Government of South Australia and the public sector which addresses the appropriate use of language and terminology, requirements for accessibility, and advice for planning inclusive events.