A strong focus of Outback Stores is to provide employment, training and skills development for Indigenous employees.

Providing opportunities and vocational training.

Outback Stores is committed to delivering a workforce which advocates a cross-cultural environment.

Our aim is to increase our Indigenous employee headcount through actively supporting Indigenous employment and career development within our Outback Stores business and the remote retail outlets we manage

Outback Stores is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) offering nationally recognised qualifications in retail services. We offer Certificate I, II, III and IV in Retail to all eligible store staff and store managers.

Indigenous jobs created in remote communities.

Statistics from 2017 Annual Report


Of all team members employed in stores are Indigenous

Statistics from 2017 Annual Report


of permanent Indigenous staff are enrolled in accredited training.

Statistics from 2017 Annual Report

Staff & Team Stories

Meet the HR Admin: Marlene Plumber

Marlene now lives in Darwin with her 2 young boys, most of her family still live in Tennant Creek, Elliott and Katherine. Ms Plummer previously worked...

Meet the Supervisor: Troy Turner

Troy Turner is from the Alice Springs area in Central Australia and grew up in Maningrida, Arnhem Land, 500km east of Darwin. Troy attended St. Johns...

Meet the Office Assistant: Alma Ngalmi

Ms Ngalmi moved to Barunga in late 2007 and commenced work at the community store when Outback Stores started first working with the community. Over the...