August 11, 2017

Land Rights Officer – Identified

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Parramatta Location

Salary Range $74,773 to $90,478 plus 9.5% super and other benefits

The Opportunity

The Land Rights Officer has the prime responsibility for researching and the preparation of Land Claims on behalf of the NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) and Local Aboriginal Land Councils (LALCs).  The position holder has input and maintenance of information relating to the NSWALC Property Register, Land Claim Register and other Land & Property Unit registers and provides sound advice to Zone Offices and LALCs on responsibilities, processes and outcomes under the Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1983 (ALRA) in relation to Land Claims.

To be successful in this role, the Land Rights Officer will need to have:

  • Aboriginality – this is an identified position under Section 14 (d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.
  • The ability to undertake comprehensive research and to prepare appropriate documentation and reports.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and implement legislation.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • The capacity to assist in the provision of advice and training to a range of stakeholders on Land Claims processes.

About us

The NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) is the State’s peak representative body in Aboriginal affairs and aims to protect the interests and further the aspirations of its members and the broader Aboriginal community.  NSWALC is a not for profit organisation.

More information about NSW Aboriginal Land Council can be found at

How to Apply

To apply for the position please obtain a copy of the recruitment package containing the Role Description and Success Profile by contacting the Human Resources Officer by email: or on (02) 9689 4490.  Applications close 9.00 AM Monday, 28 August 2017 and can be forwarded to

Job Status: Ongoing (Permanent)

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