Carpentaria Land Council Aboriginal Corporation 30 Year Anniversary Celebrations.
The Carpentaria Land Council Aboriginal Corporation (CLCAC) was established over 25 years ago in Burketown to represent the rights and interests of Traditional Owners. Our members are drawn from the nine language groups whose traditional lands and waters are located in the in the southern Gulf of Carpentaria. As the recognised Native Title Service Body for the southern Gulf region, the CLCAC performs statutory functions in accordance with the provisions of the Native Title Act 1993. An elected Board determines the Organisation’s priorities and monitors the progress of native title applications and oversees operational activities and general governance.
In order for the CLCAC to further development and economic development opportunities for the Traditional Owner Groups and Communities in the Southern Gulf of Carpentaria, we require the assistance of a dynamic Project Officer to join the CLCAC team. The Project Officer will be responsible for:
- Assisting with implementing key economic development opportunities and initiatives, including tourism;
- Providing governance and planning support to Prescribed Body Corporates (PBC’s);
- Preparing fundng applications, business cases and proposals; and
- Working with key stakeholders and industry specialists, such as tourism specialists, to build capability and raise funds for economic development related projects and capacity development initiatives.
The ideal person for this role, will be someone who is dynamic; can manage multiple projects; is relationship and outcome focussed; has some experience in working with Traditional Owner groups and has excellent writing and communication skills.
SALARY AND CONDITIONS
The position is a full-time position to 30 June 2017 with possible extension for a further 12 months (subject to funding). The role will involve extensive travel throughout the southern Gulf of Carpentaria region.
- Salary Range: $69,449 - $86,460 per annum dependant upon skills and experience.
- The CLCAC is a Private Benevolent Institution: Salary sacrifice arrangements are available.
- Leave entitlements will include 5 weeks annual leave.
Your Application should include:
- A covering letter (1 page);
- A separate attachment outlining your experience against the selection criteria (no longer than 2 pages)
- A current resume, including the names and contact numbers of two referees (no longer than 4 pages.
Please ensure your application is marked ‘Private and confidential’ and addressed to:
HR & Compliance Officer
Carpentaria Land Council Aboriginal Corporation
PO Box 6662
Cairns QLD 4870
Or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will close 5pm Friday, 2nd February 2017
- Demonstrated and well developed project management skills;
- Demonstrated drive and commitment to identify and facilitate investment and development opportunities;
- Exceptional communication skills including the ability to facilitate forums, write high quality reports and grant applications;
- Demonstrated strategic planning, policy development and project management skills; and
- Ability to work independently as well as a willingness to provide back up support to team members.
PBC Support Officer
CEO (Native Title & PBC Support Services)
Upcoming and recent events
Stories on country
Designation of Gangalidda People’s traditional country on the East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership Network
Ten Gangalidda and Garawa Rangers recently completed another round of shorebird identification training with renowned ornithologist (bird expert) Roger Jaensch. The training session also included a survey of known bird roosts found between the Leichhardt and Albert River mouths. Though conditions were extremely hot and the going was tough on our team, several thousand birds were observed roosting on the intertidal flats between the river mouths. Such data adds to the recent nomination of Tarrant (located immediate
CLCAC Rangers completed the last round of training required to complete their Certificate II in Remote Crocodile Management on 4 March, in an intensive two week training program that included weekend work. This round of training focused on nest surveys and egg incubation.
Good evening, my name is Thomas Wilson. I am a Lardil person from Mornington Island in the southern Gulf of Carpentaria. My people are saltwater people, the neighbours of the Yangkaal, Kaiadilt and Gangalidda Peoples.
Before proceeding, I would like to acknowledge the traditional owners of this country where we are gathered this evening. I would also like to acknowledge all traditional owners that have travelled from far and wide to attend this conference.
Native title rights and interests were yesterday formally recognised in Burketown by the Federal Court of Australia over a number of culturally significant areas and sites, including:
Members and Traditional Owners please be aware that the person (David Nilsson) referred to in the attached 60 Minute Report as a Carbon Cowboy is attempting to engage Traditional Owner groups in the Lower Gulf.