Indigenous Employment Policy for Queensland Government Building and Civil Construction Projects (20% Policy)
This policy requires that 20 per cent of the employment hours on government construction projects in designated Indigenous communities and shires be dedicated to employing and training local Indigenous people. Half of these hours must be as accredited training.
State Government Building and Construction Contracts Structured Training Policy (10% Training Policy
This Policy applies to all areas in Queensland and requires that 10 per cent of total labour hours on any State Government building contract over $250,000 or civil construction contract valued over $500,000 must be undertaken by Indigenous workers, apprentices, trainees or cadets or used to train existing workers to learn new skills
The services Indigenous Employment and Training Managers (IETMs) and Indigenous Employment and Training Support Officers (IETSOs) provided to employers, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander apprentices and trainees and other clients ceased after 31 August 2012.