Aboriginal Social Justice Graduate Program – Public Interest Advocacy Centre – Sydney NSW

  • Opportunity for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander law graduate
  • Work with respected legal teams at forefront of social justice
  • Transition into solicitor role with professional mentoring


The program runs for a total of two years, in two phases. It can be tailored to suit the requirements of the different GDLP course structures on offer. In phase one you will be supported to achieve admission as a lawyer in NSW, while working part time in a paralegal role at The Shopfront and PIAC. In phase two you will be employed full time as a solicitor, providing individual casework assistance to clients of The Shopfront, and then working at PIAC on strategic litigation and policy responses to issues arising in that casework. This position is intended as a special measure for the purposes of s 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) and the subject of an exemption granted under s 126 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

How to apply

Please send your application to jobs@piac.asn.au, including Aboriginal Social Justice Graduate Program in the subject field.