So-called “Special Measures” recruiting in within the NT public service is not delivering services to those the policy is designed to help. In many many cases the special measures candidates are not qualified to do the job or when appointed will not or cannot perform to an appropriate standard.
It is fact that selection panels are simply hiring people based only on Aboriginality with little regard to whether they can perform the job. There are serious concerns regarding a lack of appropriate supervision and performance assessment.
A recent ABC article highlights the madness of policies such as special measures. LINK