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Griffith University has a number of plans, policies and committees regarding our First Peoples—Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Key goals of this plan include improving the retention rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and increasing the number of Indigenous staff in academic and general staff positions.
Reconciliation Action Plan
Our RAP initiatives, which span collaboration and engagement, leadership, research, learning and teaching, have been developed to form part of the University’s strategic goals.
A key element of this plan is to ensure we recruit and support the academic success of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and other groups who have had low participation in tertiary education.
Equity and Diversity Plan
This plan has been devised from a framework of social inclusion and builds on our history of commitment to equality and diversity.
- Welcome to Country and Acknowledgement of Country Policy
- Definition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Course Content
- Guidelines for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Terminology
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarships Policy
See all of Griffith’s policies at the Griffith Policy Library.
Indigenous policy development
We remain committed to advancing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander policies, and linkages exist with national and global representative, collaborative and consultative groups.
Discover more about our Indigenous policy development.
University Equity Committee
This committee provides policy advice and implementation to improve equity across the university.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Committee
This committee aims to increase university enrolment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and enable the Indigenous Australian community to contribute to decisions on Aboriginal and Islander education.
Find out more
First Peoples employment
Griffith strives to be an employer of choice for First Peoples.
The University aims to:
- improve First Peoples’ access to continuing employment
- improve participation in a wide range of work areas
- improve representation at all levels of employment, and
- provide career development opportunities.
Griffith provides advice in key policy areas and has developed linkages with a number of national and international groups including:
A Remarkable Student Experience
Professor Debra Henly
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic)
- Academic Plan (PDF 2.6Mb) (Note: Depending on your browser, you may need to save the PDF file and re-open from the desktop)