SignOnSite Nov 20, 2020 12:21:13 PM 1 min read

Recognising the contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to the construction industry

NAIDOC week celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people. Normally NAIDOC week is held early July, but 2020's events had postponed it to the week of 8-15 November.

Although we have a long way to go towards achieving social and economic equity, the construction industry is one of the leaders in providing employment opportunities to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island community. Compared to the average of all industries, the indigenous employment rate is 1.8 times higher in construction (2016 Census, Australian Bureau of Statistics).

We wanted to dive deeper, so we turned to the data inside our platform. This is what we found:

2020-11 A&TSI SignOnSite