Senior legal officer

Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations

Australian Government—National Indigenous Australians Agency

National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA) is committed to improving the lives of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We work to support the Minister for Indigenous Australians, The Hon Ken Wyatt AM.

Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC) is a portfolio body of NIAA.

Closing date: 

12pm, 6 January 2021


Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)

Job category: 

  • Executive

Type of vacancy: 

Full time

Salary and conditions: 

$107,494–$122,513 per annum
  • Ongoing or non-ongoing employment type to be determined in negotiation with the preferred candidate and the NIAA delegate.
  • Flexible working arrangements will be considered.
  • The role may be based in Canberra, ACT or Darwin, NT.

Job description/overview: 

As the senior legal officer you will work with ORIC’s general counsel to provide legal advice and related services to the Registrar of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporations and ORIC’s business units.

You will manage property transactions and litigation, including briefing external legal service providers for this purpose. You will be involved in developing policy and procedural documentation that supports ORIC’s work.

You will be required to present training to staff on legal subjects relevant to ORIC’s work and will be responsible for managing ORIC’s compliance with the Freedom of Information Act 1982 and Privacy Act 1988.

For more information please refer to the attached link to the position documentation: NIAA/2020/147.

Contact person and how to apply: 

Angus Hudson—(02) 6150 6204 or

For how to apply, please refer to the position documentation: NIAA/2020/147.

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