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10 | The Arts Centre Gold Coast | Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan

Opportunities TACGC wants all staff to have the same opportunities to progress within our organisation and for there to be awareness among staff of the broader Australian community about the issues and challenges faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities. TACGC also wishes for all members of the Australian community to culturally benefit from their experience with TACGC through our showcasing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visual and performing arts programs and further to benefit from economic opportunities which may become available. Focus area: Support and promote opportunities at TACGC Action

Responsibility

Timeline

Target

3.1 TACGC to investigate opportunities to increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment opportunities

Corporate Services Manager

April 2015

• Review HR procedures and policies including Equal Employment Opportunity policy to ensure barriers to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees are able to be addressed

April 2015

• Engage with existing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff to consult on employment strategies, including professional development

April 2015

• Develop and implement an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment strategy including training pathways, work experience, work placements, volunteer work

September 2015 and 2016

• Advertise all vacancies in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander media

September 2015

• Review procurement policy barriers to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses are able to be addressed

September 2015

• Develop and communicate list of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander contacts, businesses and suppliers TACGC can procure services from

September 2015

• Investigate commercial opportunities through engagement with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander economic development organisations such as Black Business Finder, South East Queensland Indigenous Chamber of Commerce and Supply Nation

September 2015

• Encourage TACGC employees to utilise established list of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses when procuring services

September 2015

• Investigate the opportunity for native Australian bush food to be catered at TACGC functions, event and The Arts Café

September 2015 and 2016

• Ensure at least one Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander performing arts programis promoted and showcased at TACGC each year

September 2015 and 2016

• Ensure at least one Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visual arts exhibition is promoted and hosted at TACGC each year

September 2015 and 2016

• Develop and pilot a program to support and encourage participation and/or production of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander visual and performing arts works at TACGC

September 2015 and 2016

• Scope and develop a plan for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth and education placements in TACGC which encourages and supports industry knowledge and skill development in the arts and production

September 2015 and 2016

• Investigate the opportunity to provide a sponsorship program for visual and performing arts available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

3.2 Investigate opportunities to increase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander supplier diversity within TACGC

3.3

3.4

TACGC to host, and promote national and local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists visual and performing arts programs

Collaborate with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, organisation and stakeholders to participate in and/or produce visual and performing arts programs for TACGC

Commercial Services Manager

Gallery Manager / Performing Arts Manager

Gallery Manager / Performing Arts Manager / Development Manager


The Arts Centre Gold Coast — Reconciliation Action Plan (2014—2016)