General manager

Palngun Wurnangat Aboriginal Corporation

Palngun Wurnangat Aboriginal Corporation (PWAC) is an independent women’s organisation in Wadeye, Northern Territory. Palngun Wurnangat means ‘women together here’ in Murrinhpatha, the main shared language of the Thamarrurr region.

The women of Wadeye have always played an active role in the town’s economic, social and cultural development. Through PWAC initiatives, the town’s women own a number of enterprises that provide essential services to the community:

  • Mi Patha Catering provides catering services, a Takeaway store and bakery, supplying fresh bread and healthy takeaway options to the community.
  • The T-House complex houses a coffee shop, Laundromat, retail space selling merchandise and second-hand clothing and a gallery space for selling artwork.
  • The Women’s Centre is a workspace specialising in printed fabrics, featuring women’s contemporary traditional designs, sewing, etching and paintings.
  • Annual harvesting of the Kakadu plum.

The profits generated allow Palngun Wurnangat to continue supporting families socially and economically.

Closing date: 

5pm, 28 September 2018


Australian Central Standard Time (ACST)


Northern Territory

Job category: 

  • Executive

Type of vacancy: 

Full time
2 years, renewable subject to performance

Salary and conditions: 

$100,000 per annum
  • long service leave pro rata after 7 years continuous service
  • must be willing to work occasional weekends
  • 6 weeks' annual leave
  • heavily subsidised rent and utilities
  • 4 annual return airfares Wadeye–Darwin (pro rata)

Job description/overview: 

The general manager is responsible for ensuring Palngun Wurnangat operates as a successful business and with direct current and future business plans in the areas of strategy, financial management, marketing and promotion, purchasing, people management, stakeholder engagement and safety.

In addition to this contract, your employment will be regulated by the Social, Community, HomeCare and Disability Services Industry Award 2010, however, that Award does not form part of your contract of employment with PWAC.

Contact person and how to apply: 

Email your resume and statement addressing the selection criteria to

More information: 

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