Comcare has 670 employees (as at 30 June 2011) located across Australia.
Comcare embraces the diversity of its workforce. Our workforce reflects the diverse Australian community and helps us through:
Table 5: Equal employment opportunity data
|EEO group||Comcare 30 June 2011 %||APS %|
|Proportion of female employees||62.2%||57.7%|
|Female executive level employees||51.3%||45.5%|
|Female SES employees||57.1%||37.1%|
|People with a disability||2.1%||3.1%|
|Non-English speaking background||8.7%||6.3%|
Comcare's Diversity Program 2009—2013 reinforces the benefits of understanding and encouraging differences in perspectives, backgrounds and ideas to enhance the quality and outcomes of our work.
Comcare's Diversity Program is complemented by the Comcare Reconciliation Action Plan 2009—2012 (RAP).Comcare's RAP is registered with Reconciliation Australia and demonstrates its contribution towards the national effort to close the 17-year life expectancy gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.
Comcare's RAP aims to contribute to creating a fairer society and to develop a workforce that is more representative of the community in which we operate. Comcare currently has a number of workplace diversity initiatives in place or in the development phase. These include:
Figure 4: Comcare gender by classification as at 30 June 2011
Figure 5: Comcare gender by age range as at 30 June 2011