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Premier's Priorities

Our Mob on Country

Help shape the state for our Mob

At the Department of Planning and Environment, we want more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to join us and help make NSW a great place to live, work and play.  We understand and value the lived experience and knowledge Aboriginal people bring to our workplace.  We are committed to embedding Aboriginal perspectives across everything we do.

Our workplace offers great benefits and a diverse range of roles state-wide.

Promoting diverse career opportunities

View video on promoting the diverse career opportunities across NSW for Aboriginal people.

Some of our key areas of work include:

  • Water - working with communities to provide secure and healthy water resources
  • Housing- providing access to better housing
  • National Parks & Wildlife - protecting and caring for Country
  • Crown Lands -managing Land Claims and Native Title
  • Planning - balancing growth & creating great places to live and work with protecting communities and environment

The department is committed on delivering the Premier's Priority of a world class public service by driving public sector diversity through increasing the number of Aboriginal people in senior leadership roles by 2025.

Working at DPIE

Check out some of the work we do and how we support Aboriginal staff

Working at DPIE

Applying for a role

Helpful tips for getting a job.

Aboriginal artwork

Our Mob at work

Work being done with communities and on Country.

Indigenous woman

Aboriginal Scholarship Program

The program opens doors for Indigenous students to access high-quality education in a culturally inclusive environment.

Contact us

Our Aboriginal People and Culture team can have a yarn and help you with any part of the application process. Use our online form to contact us and we will call you back within 48 hours.