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Regional Lawyer - Alice Springs

Central Land Council
  • LE012

CLC'S STORY

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 across 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.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION PLAN

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 qualifications and demonstrate essential criteria 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

YOU ROLE:

CL 6 – SO B (Between $78,314 and $131,279 depending on experience) fixed term contract to 30 June 2025.

Based in Alice Springs, this position is a part of the team of lawyers forming the CLC Legal Section; including 6 dedicated regional lawyers together with 5 other specialist legal positions. The legal section provides representation and advice on a wide range of commercial and property matters to traditional owners and to the Council on issues arising under the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976) and the Native Title Act 1993. The successful candidate must be eligible to be admitted to act as a legal practitioner in the NT.

Candidates are to provide a current copy of their resume along with an address to the selection criteria in a written document addressing points 2, 3, 4 and 5.

For further information about this opportunity, please contact Anna Falzon on 08 8951 6233.

BENEFITS

  • Attractive base salary plus 13% super;
  • Generous salary packaging Maximum $29,000 annually, depending on individual circumstances;
  • Ongoing District allowance circa $3,100 for an individual or $5,670 with dependents;
  • Yearly airfare allowance circa $1025;
  • Relocation assistance, should you be moving to the region; and
  • Subsidised, fully furnished accommodation for the first 4 months.

Central Land Council is dedicated to delivering ongoing professional development and career progression for their people. You'll have the opportunity to undertake a range of learning opportunities and be encouraged 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 have the potential to affect real change.

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS

  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19
  • Ochre Card (working with vulnerable people check)
  • National Police Clearance
  • Driver's licence

CONTACT DETAILS

If you're interested in joining an innovative Land Council - Apply Now!

For further information about this role, please contact Anna Falzon (Senior Lawyer) on 08 8951 6233.

For further information about the application process please contact Ajok Marial (Human Resources Advisor) on 08 8951 6310 or jobs@clc.org.au using the subject line: Regional Lawyer - 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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