This article explores the factors behind attracting and retaining indigenous talent as members of the ADF and other digital economy roles.



This article from the Strategist focusses on the prospect of recruiting more First Nation Australians into the digital economy and the factors influencing this endeavour, such as:

  • Attracting and retaining talent.
  • Skills and perspectives of First Nation Australians.
  • The workforce required by the digital economy.
  • Addressing the benefits technology provides to indigenous communities.
  • Understanding the cultural commitments of Indigenous Australians.
  • The ADF commitment to a 5% Indigenous recruitment target by 2025.
  • Diversity as a critical driver of innovation.
  • Perception of indigenous pathways.