Lawyer – Central Australian Aboriginal Family Legal Unit – Tennant Creek NT

Position: Lawyer

Organisation: Central Australian Aboriginal Family Legal Unit (CAAFLU)

Location: Tennant Creek NT

Closing date and time: 17/07/2022 23:00

How to apply: Email a cover letter addressing the key selection critria (see attached document) as well as a current resume/CV to [email protected] Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis so please apply as soon as possible.

Contact person: Phynea Clarke, [email protected], 08 8953 6355

CAAFLU is an Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation (ACCO) providing a culturally appropriate, holistic, multidisciplinary, trauma-informed legal advocacy and support service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander victim-survivors of family violence and/or sexual assault. 
The successful applicant will work alongside the Client Service Officers in the Tennant Creek team to provide legal advice and representation in the key areas of Domestic Violence Orders (DVOs), Victims of Crime Compensation, Child Protection and Family Law. You will be based in Tennant Creek with travel to remote communities nearby and regular opportunities to work in the Alice Springs office. 
You will work with an experienced team offering a unique service to Aboriginal people across Central Australia and the Barkly Region. The organisation offers excellent training and support, plus: 

  • Salary based on experience 
  • District allowance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Six weeks annual leave plus Christmas break
  • Salary Sacrifice package including Remote Area Housing Benefit