Legal Research Officer/Research Assistant (identified)

Public Interest Advocacy Centre

Sydney NSW

PIAC is seeking either a Legal Research Officer or Research Assistant to support work on the Towards Truth Project:

Towards Truth is a partnership with the Indigenous Law Centre UNSW. It is a unique and ground-breaking truth-telling project that shows the impact of laws and government policies on First Nations people since 1788. The responsibilities of this role will be tailored to the skill set of the successful candidate. A Legal Research Officer will be more involved in overseeing the work of pro bono researchers and preparing research to be published to the Towards Truth website, and a Research Assistant more focussed on carrying out research. This position is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It is intended as a special measure for the purposes of s 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) and s 21 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

How to apply

If you have a commitment to truth-telling about our history, please send your resume along with a covering letter and responses to the knowledge, skills and experience section included in the position description. Please send your application to, including the position title in the subject field. There is no closing date for applications. You are encouraged to contact PIAC to discuss the role and submit an application as soon as possible.