The Aboriginal Pathway is part of the broader Graduate Recruitment and Development Scheme (GRADS). It therefore uses the same guiding principles and practices and operates simultaneously with all key application stages of the GRADS.
The hallmarks of the Aboriginal Pathway are cultural sensitivity, pastoral care and strong networking. Graduates entering the VPS via the GRADS and the Aboriginal Pathway are recruited to an ongoing role in the Victorian Public Service (VPS).
The Aboriginal Pathway is part of the Victorian Government’s broader agenda on Aboriginal affairs. This includes a commitment to increase workforce participation by Aboriginal people in the public sector.