As people convene in Canberra for the Albanese Government’s Jobs and Skills Summit, calls have been made for the summit to address difficulties faced by First Nations people in the job market.

Due to discrimination, racism and other structural issues, the jobs market for First Nations people and non-First Nations people is completely different, leading to negative outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Tony Putt speaks to Nareen Young, Industry Professor at the Jumbunna Institute of Education and Research at the University of Technology Sydney to learn more.

Image: Image: Shutterstock: Benny Marty

Produced By: Tony Putt, and Andrew Herlinger

Featured In Story: Nareen Young, Industry Professor of the Jumbunna Institute of Education and Research, University of Technology Sydney

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 31 August 2022