First Nations Legal Research Officer – Public Interest Advocacy Centre – Sydney NSW

* Ground-breaking truth-telling project to advance the Uluru Statement from the Heart * Research laws and policies that have impacted on Australian First Nations Peoples * Identified Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander position The Public Interest Advocacy Centre is a leading social justice law and policy centre. We build a fairer, stronger society by helping to change laws, policies and practices that cause injustice and inequality. PIAC offers a workplace where wellbeing is promoted, and flexibility supported. Towards Truth is a collaborative partnership of the Indigenous Law Centre UNSW and PIAC, providing practical support for the truth-telling process called for in the Uluru Statement from the Heart. You will be part of a dedicated project team, supporting the launch of the Towards Truth website including researching, documenting, and interpreting laws and policies that have had an impact on First Nations Peoples. Working closely with our project partner, the Indigenous Law Centre, as well as top tier firms and subject matter experts, you will also: * draft plain-English summaries of laws and policies and their impact on First Nations Peoples * supervise and review the research of pro bono lawyers and interns * work closely with experts in particular areas of law and policy You are a student, recent graduate or junior lawyer or have experience in legal research, with solid analytical skills and the capacity to develop relationships. You have a proven understanding of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander history, culture and society. 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). If you can demonstrate your understanding of the Uluru Statement from the Heart, and the importance of truth telling, please send your resume along with a covering letter and responses to the selection criteria included in the position description.

How to apply

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