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Our Organisation

PURPOSE

Outback Stores (OBS) was established in November 2006 and emerged from a need to improve the health of Indigenous people in remote Australia. Our purpose is to improve the health of Indigenous people in remote Australia by addressing nutrition-related health problems and unreliable food supplies.

We provide retail store management and support services on a fee for service basis to Indigenous owned community stores, working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in a holistic way to improve health, nutrition, employment, training and economic outcomes for first Australians.

The company works closely with communities to enable and empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to live healthy and prosperous lives.

OBS is a Commonwealth owned company with an independent Board of Directors, operating as best as possible on commercially sustainable principles.

Location: Outback Stores Darwin Support Office

67 Pruen Rd, Berrimah NT 0828

WORKPLACE PROFILE - SUPPORT OFFICE AND STORE MANAGERS

All Ongoing Employees Current Report Period (2019-20)

Male

Female

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Total Male

Full-time

Part-time

Total Female

NT

54

-

54

51

1

52

106

WA

14

-

14-

7

-

7

21

SA

5

-

5

4

-

4

9

QLD

-

-

-

1

-

1

1

Total

73

-

73

63

1

64

137

*As of 30 June 2020 Outback Stores did not employ any non-ongoing team members

Workplace Profile – Employees in 40 community stores managed by Outback Stores (2019-20)

Male

Female

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Casual

Total Male

Full-time

Part-time

Casual

Total Female

NT

10

22

49

81

4

33

57

94

175

WA

3

2

20

25

2

10

32

44

69

SA

0

-

4

4

0

2

1

3

7

Total

13

24

73

110

6

45

90

141

251

*As of 30 June 2020 Stores did not employ any non-ongoing team members

87% of all team members employed in stores identified as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander consisting of:

Male

Female

Total

Full-time

Part-time

Casual

Total Male

Full-time

Part-time

Casual

Total Female

NT

2

22

44

68

-

31

53

84

152

WA

1

2

19

22

-

10

28

38

60

SA

0

-

4

4

-

2

1

3

7

Total

3

24

67

94

-

43

82

125

219

SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM

The Senior Leadership Team (SLT) is led by the Chief Executive Officer. The group is responsible for leading the strategic direction of the business and ensuring key objectives are delivered. The team meets on a weekly basis to discuss progress and review performance. Further details of the SLT can be found on the Organisation Structure

LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Outback Stores is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO code 70040) offering nationally recognised qualifications in retail services. We offer Certificate II, III and IV in Retail to all eligible store staff and store managers.

SUBSIDIARIES

Outback Stores has one subsidiary; Cardwell Supermarket Pty Ltd in Cardwell, Queensland. Information regarding this subsidiary can be found in Note 15: Subsidiaries