Art centre business manager

Tjungu Palya Aboriginal Corporation (ICN 4625)

Tjungu Palya Aboriginal Corporation is a dynamic and innovative community art centre. Tjungu Palya means working together in a good and happy way.  Artists from the three communities of Kanpi, Nyapari and Watarru come together to paint and earn money to support their families.

In a short time the artists of Tjungu Palya have received much acclaim and are represented in many public institutions and private collections.

Closing date: 

7am, 17 July 2015


Nyapari community on the APY Lands (in far north remote South Australia), about 100 kilometres south from Uluru
Northern Territory

Type of vacancy: 

Full time

Salary and conditions: 

$65,000−$75,000 (base salary)

Subsidised accommodation, access to vehicle, annual leave travel assistance, professional development

Job description/overview: 

The role of art centre business manager requires excellent interpersonal skills, a capacity to work effectively across cultures, and a genuine commitment to Indigenous self-determination. Strong management and analytical skills are essential for ensuring effective operations of Tjungu Palya Art Centre.

Contact person and how to apply: 

For further information about the position, please contact Hannah Grace, senior program manager Desart, at Desart, PO Box 9219, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871 or via email to or phone (08) 8953 4736 or fax (08) 8953 4517

Applicants are requested to submit written applications addressing the selection criteria and marked ‘Private and confidential’ addressed to: Senior program manager Desart, PO Box 9219, Alice Springs, Northern Territory 0871 or via email to

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