KPMG is committed to addressing the inequality experienced by Indigenous Australians, across economic, social and cultural rights.
KPMG is committed to addressing the inequality experienced by Indigenous Australians.
KPMG is committed to addressing the inequality experienced by Indigenous Australians. We use our core business skills and resources to work with Indigenous peoples to attain economic independence and their right to self-determination. Addressing economic, social and cultural rights is at the heart of our approach.
KPMG Australia launched its Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) in 2009. The RAP is our public commitment to embed reconciliation in our business. Our December 2013 RAP was recognised with ‘Elevate’ status by Reconciliation Australia, acknowledging the breadth of our engagement with Indigenous Australia.
A key focus is our involvement with Jawun, a non-profit organisation inspired by Noel Pearson that fosters economic and social development, focusing on long-term, initiatives that help break the cycle of welfare dependency in Indigenous communities.
Our people have the opportunity to work with Indigenous organisations and communities on a project basis in a diverse range of locations, from remote communities like the West Kimberley, to regional and urban settings such as Redfern in Sydney. Through the Jawun program our people are applying their skills and knowledge to help build the capacity of Indigenous businesses and, ultimately, healthier and more sustainable communities.
Since 2007, when our first secondees travelled to Cape York, more than 200 of our people have undertaken a secondment with Jawun and contributed more than 46,000 hours of professional time to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia.
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