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Compliance and Liaison Officer - Darwin

Place of employment: Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority

The Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority is an independent statutory Authority established by the Northern Territory Aboriginal Sacred Sites Act (NTASSA) designed to effect a practical balance between the recognised need to preserve and enhance Aboriginal cultural tradition in relation to certain land in the Territory and the aspirations of Aboriginal and all other peoples of the Territory for their economic, cultural and social advancement by providing advice for the protection of sacred sites

Employment location: Darwin

Employment type: full-time

Hours/days of work: Monday to Friday 8am to 4:21pm

Salary and conditions: $86,204 - $103,377 plus superannuation, six weeks annual leave with leave loading and three weeks personal leave.

About the position: The person coordinates the holistic research analysis of Authority records (anthropology and land information) in relation to complex projects and provides strategic and operational coordination and advice to the Director, in accordance with the Northern Territory Aboriginal Sacred Sites Act.

The person draws together information from the anthropology, technical and governance Units to report and recommend outcomes with regard to compliance matters and complex projects.


Other conditions: Honours Degree (equivalent or higher) in Anthropology, Law or equivalent discipline.
Ability to undertake remote fieldwork via vehicle, boat or small aircraft for extended periods of time.
Manual Driver’s licence.

Closing date: 31 January 2021



Full name: Dr Sophie Creighton

Telephone: (08) 8999 4331

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Last modified: 11/01/2021 9:37 AM

Office details

Office: 3/6 Lindsay St. Darwin NT 0800
Post: GPO Box 2388 Darwin NT 0801
ABN: 62 208 314 893


Telephone: (08) 8981 5104