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Regional Lawyer - South West / Alice Springs

Central Land Council
  • LE003

The Organisation

The Central Land Council (CLC) is a representative body promoting Aboriginal rights and provides a number of services for the benefit of traditional owners and other Aboriginal residents of the CLC region.

It carries out its statutory functions across the southern half of the NT. Its members belong to more than 15 language groups. Located in the amazing landscapes of Central Australia, CLC's main office is located in Alice Springs plus several regional CLC offices.


  • Attractive base salary and 14% superannuation
  • Generous salary packaging up to $29,000
  • Ongoing district allowance (circa $3,490 for an individual or $6,400 with dependents);
  • Yearly airfare allowance (circa $1300);
  • 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.

The Staff

CLC employs more than 260 people with 51% being Indigenous, including local Aboriginal people with expert traditional knowledge to lawyers, anthropologists, geologists, accountants, technology and information professionals, and a vast range of trades.

The role

As a Commonwealth Government corporate entity, equipped with modern technology and facilities, the Legal team is recruiting now for an:

LE003 - Regional Lawyer - Alice Springs

CL 6 - SOB (Commencing $80,663 progressing to $135,217)

Salary commensurate with experience

Based in Alice Springs, this position is part of a team of lawyers forming the CLC Legal Section; including six dedicated regional lawyers together with 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.

The Selection Criteria must be addressed in your application to be considered.

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

For further information about this role, please contact Kate O'Brien on 8951 6211.

For further information about the application process please contact Jess Howard (Human Resources Advisor) on 8951 6399 or [email protected] using the subject line: Regional Lawyer - South West / Alice Springs enquiry via EthicalJobs.

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