The department's vision for reconciliation is to foster partnerships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to accelerate productivity and wellbeing for Australia’s First Peoples and their communities.
Through these partnerships the department will:
boost employment and economic development in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses to set up, capture emerging opportunities and prosper
create greater participation in science and technology in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
expand Australia’s resource base, consistent with the principles of environmental responsibility and sustainable development