Diversity at Downer Group

Please provide further information on diversity with respect to women, ethnic minorities and LGBT. Please comment on issues such as recruitment, retention, promotion, child care, maternity leave, etc.

A work in progress, especially in engineering.
Graduate, Sydney
Downer has people from a very diverse background. A good example of this is the child care centre located below the North Ryde office. I have not yet experienced any person express any discriminatory views - I believe the culture is generally inclusive.
Graduate, Newcastle
Recruitment place an emphasis on diversity
Graduate, Melbourne
Downer employs a variety of people and excels at employing people based on their potential capabilities and developing this further. Engineering teams are involved with the Women in Engineering program.
Graduate, Sydney

What does your company do to attract applicants from less privileged backgrounds?

Jawan program - Downer supports employees to complete secondments with Aboriginal communities.
Graduate, Sydney
The company has a focus on assisting aboriginal communities through a variety of programs.
Graduate, Sydney