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Police fail Indigenous employment target – Verve times

Jun 6, 2022

Victoria Police has failed to achieve its one per cent target for Indigenous employment.

In response to a question taken on notice at recent budget estimates hearing, the force confirmed that as of March 31 this year only 0.55 per cent of employees identified as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

The target was one per cent by June last year.

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But Victoria Police pointed out background identification was voluntary and the data related to employees who had chosen to do so.

AAP has contacted Victoria Police for further comment.

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