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First People Program

First People are a division of AWX that is committed to raising an Indigenous All Stars workforce that is recognised by industry and community as exceptional. Through First People™, AWX will empower local Indigenous people to become work ready, and employed. – closing the gap of indigenous unemployment. AWX is recognised as market leaders in the supply and management of quality personnel.

AWX’s First People Program utilises the cultural understanding of community connections and our industry expertise to break down the barrier and promote Indigenous employment opportunities. Through the First People Program, we are empowering individuals to be work ready and helping close the gap between industry and Indigenous communities. This program enables unemployed Indigenous people to join the workforce through training and mentoring.


Employing Quality People
We engage with the community to employ quality local people.

Partnering Industry
We partner with the industry to allocate suitable positions, and to tailor role and industry specific jobs for our Indigenous workforce.

Developing Sustainable Workforce Solutions
We develop our people so that they are work ready - culturally, socially and vocationally, and we support and enhance their career and aspirations

Managing Ongoing Relationships with Industry Partners
We manage the on-going relationships with our industry partners, and provide on-going mentoring and support to ensure retention.

AWX firmly believes in partnering with people, businesses, and communities to provide right, flexible and safe staffing solutions – guaranteed.
Our First People Program is creating an all-stars workforce that will be recognised by industry and society as exceptional. This is evident in the many success stories we have seen come out of this program.

AWX has the resources to offer flexible, reliable and industry-focused training programs. We work closely with our clients and training partners to
devise training that meets their business needs and successfully upskill program candidates for future job placements.


The First People are the Right People
We understand and acknowledge the cultural diversity of Indigenous people and communities. Through First People, you are able to support your local Indigenous talents, therefore making a positive contribution to the local Indigenous workforce and community – today and tomorrow.

Positive Outcomes
First People offers unique Indigenous community engagement capability and will deliver positive outcomes through our Indigenous specific recruitment, development, and employment and retention strategies.

Industry Experts
First People is underpinned by AWX; an industry expert in providing short and long term staffing solutions. First People will create a skilled workforce through on-going mentoring. We are willing to understand and strive to meet the needs of all stakeholders.

Our Guarantee
Through First People you will be delivered a workforce solution. Retention guaranteed.

The Bottom Line
First People is committed to aligning with your organisation through supplying the right talents with the right set of skills to ensure you meet your goals.

Safety First
With a clear track record of safety management, you can be sure that safety is high on the AWX list and First People is committed to it. No compromises.