Episode 7, First Nations APS Graduates

Episode #07 – First Nation APS Graduates

Do you identify yourself as part of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community? Are you looking to join the Australian Public Service? Exploring your graduate program options? Look no further. In this episode, we will take a look at the First Nations Public Servants, in particular, the First Nations Graduates from National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA).

Listen to Indi Lowe, a Koori woman from Peek Whurrong mob in South-West Victoria. In 2021, Indi started as a graduate with the NIAA and now has grown within the team to become the Land Rights Policy Adviser. Indi shares her story of starting as a graduate and talks about the different projects she had the opportunity to work on. She also sheds light on the First Nations’ representation within the APS and lists credible resources to increase our knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, peoples, and histories.

3 things discussed in this episode:

  1. First Nations representation within the Australian Public Service
  2. The range of projects as part of the NIAA graduate program
  3. Opportunities after a graduate program
NIAA Graduate, behind the scenes
Scenes from the studio: Indi Lowe in conversation with co-host Krishna Shukla