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Tenants' Advice Service Community Lawyer- DCLS

DCLS is a free, confidential multi-disciplinary, community legal service which provides legal help, support, and advocacy to help people ensure their rights. Some of our services are focused on Darwin or the Top End, and some are Territory wide. We work to promote awareness, understanding and we advocate and collaborate for change that promotes fairness and justice. In all we do, we work to empower our diverse communities to access to services and support.


The TAS Community Lawyer position is based in the Tenants' Advice Service (TAS) of DCLS. The TAS provides independent, impartial advice and advocacy assistance to public and private tenants throughout the Northern Territory. TAS is actively involved in community legal education and is a leading contributor and collaborator in advancing reforms and tenant's rights and the rights of people who are homeless. 

Current Fulltime equivalent salary range of NT SCHADS Grade 5.1 - 6.3 depending on skills and experience. DCLS pays above award wages and salary packaging is available. Superannuation per legislation, 6 week's annual leave (or pro-rata), and generous conditions as per DCLS Enterprise Agreement.

View the position description here

Closing date: 30 October 2022

Last modified: 19/09/2022 2:51 PM

Office details

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


Please note that the Society does not offer legal advice.

A list of lawyers can be found here.

Telephone: (08) 8981 5104