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Administrative Officer - Darwin

Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission - Family Law Practive 

  • Fixed full time 4 year contract 
  • Salary $64,773 - $69,746 plus Superannuation


Primary objective:

Under the supervision of the Administration Manager, provide high-level administrative support to the Family Law Practice.


Key duties and responsibilities:

  1. Provide administrative support, including but not limited to assisting with typing, photocopying, and filing, preparing documents with accuracy, and performing administrative tasks on files/forms/documents, including the preparation of court documents, letters, and a court file index.
  2. Arrange for the filing of documents in Court and appropriate service of Court documents, including preparing files for closing.
  3. Support lawyers in client management by liaising with existing clients and other parties about the progress of their matters.
  4. Monitor daily court lists as appropriate and assist in the support of duty lawyer services.
  5. Make diary entries and amendments, take meeting minutes as required and receive and direct incoming telephone enquiries.
  6. Provide relief support to the Administration Manager and back up Reception duties.
  7. Carry out conflict checks and make referrals to and appointments with appropriate agencies and private practitioners in the event of conflict.
  8. Book client appointments and clinic appointments, including arranging interpreters where appropriate.
  9. Provide effective file and diary management systems, data and administrative systems and procedures and quality assurance procedures.
  10. Other administrative duties as reasonably required.


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Applications close 4:00 pm, Thursday 30 November 2023. 


For further information please contact Human Resources on (08) 8999 3000 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Last modified: 17/11/2023 8:52 AM

Office details

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


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Telephone: (08) 8981 5104