Project Director (Towards Truth) – Public Interest Advocacy Centre – Sydney NSW

Position: Project Director, Towards Truth
Organisation: Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC)
Location: Sydney NSW
Closing date: 11:00pm Sunday 03/07/22
How to apply: If you share PIAC's commitment to realising the ambition of the Uluru Statement from the Heart, please send your resume along with a covering letter and responses to the knowledge, skills and experience section included in the position description. Applications are to be email to [email protected]
Contact person: Jonathon Hunyor, [email protected]

Towards Truth is a collaboration between PIAC and the Indigenous Law Centre (ILC) at UNSW that responds directly to the call of the Uluru Statement from the Heart for truth-telling. They are building a database and accessible website that will provide an accurate, detailed map of the ways in which Australian laws and policies have impacted upon the lives of First Nations people throughout Australian history. Reporting to the CEO, you will be responsible for delivering the Towards Truth project, managing a team including staff, pro bono lawyers and volunteers. Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the project partnership with the Indigenous Law Centre UNSW
  • Driving the development of the Towards Truth database and website
  • Developing and managing external relationships, including funders and pro bono partners

You have tertiary qualifications in law or relevant experience in legal research with strong project management skills and experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and/or organisations.