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Native Title Officer - Alice Springs

Central Land Council


The Central Land Council (CLC) is a corporate Commonwealth entity established under the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976. The CLC represents traditional landowners, native title holders and other Aboriginal people in the southern half of the Northern Territory—an area of almost 780,000 square kilometres.

The CLC provides its constituents with advice, advocacy and practical assistance to support their aspirations, manage their land and realise and protect their rights.


Eligible Aboriginal applicants will be granted priority consideration for this vacancy. If an Aboriginal applicant is selected, the remaining non-Aboriginal applicants will not be assessed.

Applicants must have relevant qualifications and demonstrate that they meet essential criteria in order to be considered. An applicant selected under this affirmative action plan will be required to provide evidence of their eligibility prior to commencement, such as:

  • completed statutory declaration form, or
  • supporting statement from an appropriate Aboriginal organisation


  • Native Title Officer -NT005, NT006 & NT010 - Alice Springs
  • CL 5 - CL 6 $74,683 progressing to $92,659

The Central Land Council (CLC) is the native title representative body (NTRB) for the southern region of the Northern Territory. As such, the CLC fulfils the functions under the Native Title Act 1993 (Native Title Act) in relation to the securing of, and advocating for, the native title rights of its constituents. Additionally, the CLC provides support services to native title corporations, referred to as prescribed body corporates (PBCs).

The PBC Support Unit (PBCSU) assists PBCs in fulfilling their legal and governance responsibilities and developing sustainable governance practices. The PBCSU also helps PBCs identify activities that align with their social and cultural aspirations. Furthermore, it collaborates with the PBC Enterprise Services Unit to assess potential enterprise development activities to achieve financial independence.

This position involves supporting and enhancing the capabilities of PBCs in the aforementioned areas, ensuring alignment with the CLC's service agreement with PBCs, in accordance with the CLC's Corporate Plan and the requirements of funding bodies.


  • Attractive base salary plus 14% superannuation
  • Generous salary packaging (maximum $29,000 annually, depending on individual circumstances);
  • Ongoing district allowance (circa $3,490 for an individual or $6,400 with dependents);
  • Yearly airfare allowance (circa $1,300;)
  • Relocation assistance, should you be moving to the region; and
  • Subsidised, fully furnished accommodation for the first four months.

The Central Land Council is dedicated to delivering ongoing professional development and career progression for it's people. You'll have the opportunity to undertake professional development and to take part in a number of new projects as the organisation continues to grow and innovate.

Most importantly, this role will allow you to work in a diverse environment where you affect real change.


  • Selection Criteria Summary
  • Ochre card (working with vulnerable people check)
  • National police clearance
  • Driver's licence


If you're interested in using your skills to make a real difference apply now!

For further information about this role, please contact Francine McCarthy on 8951 6211.

For more information about the application process please contact Jess Howard (Human Resources Advisor) on 08 8951 6211 or [email protected], using the subject line: Native Title Officer - Alice Springs enquiry via EthicalJobs..

Total effective package includes: base salary, district allowance, superannuation, leave loading, relocation assistance, annual airfare allowance and salary packaging options. Annual progression within the salary scale is subject to satisfactory performance. Progression is in accordance with annual increments set out in an enterprise agreement.

The filling of this vacancy is an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.

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