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Advertised Positions

Narungga Nation Aboriginal Corporation

Chief Executive Officer
•Adelaide – Yorke Peninsula Based Position
•Indigenous persons with the requisite skills are encouraged to apply

Narungga Nation Aboriginal Corporation (NNAC) is the Peak Body representing Narungga Traditional Owners and Native Title Claimants on Yorke Peninsula in South Australia. It is set up to become the Prescribed Body Corporate once the Narungga Nation Native Title Claim has been determined, The Corporation is member – based, representing and delivering services to the common law holders of the land and waters of the Yorke Peninsula of South Australia. Its objectives are to preserve and protect the culture, heritage, and native title rights and interests of its members, and the lands and waters of spiritual significance to them.


The primary purpose of the CEO position is to lead and coordinate all aspects of the aims and objectives of NNAC and to establish various commercial and cultural entities, for the benefit of Narungga people. Initially the main focus of the position will be to develop and implement a Strategic Plan for the organisation so it can realise its commercial and social opportunities under various Agreements, including the recently executed “Buthera Agreement” and also any outcomes from new and existing Native Title Agreements including Indigenous Land Use Agreements. It will also be to recruit appropriate support staff and an office base as determined by the Board of Directors of NNAC. The position will initially be based between Adelaide and Yorke Peninsula, with a plan to move the position permanently into Yorke Peninsula as soon as possible.
The position of Chief Executive Officer reports to the Board and is available as a fixed term contract of three years, with potential to renew subject to satisfactory performance against Key Performance Indicators and subject to funding. We are seeking a confident, energetic, committed person of strong personal reputation, to work with the Boards, Aboriginal communities, Native Title sector, landholding bodies, mining sector, community services and business sectors, all tiers of government and other stakeholders, on achievement of our goals.
You will have:
•Proven leadership experience in senior roles including finance and corporate management
•Experience in managing service delivery of an organisation
•Demonstrated organisation representation and advocacy experience
•Demonstrated knowledge of native title processes and related legislation
•Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary HR practices and employment law
•Desirably, demonstrated knowledge and understanding of indigenous Australian societies and cultures and the issues affecting them
•Desirably, relevant tertiary qualifications.
Your responsibilities will include:
1.Coordination and Leadership of representation of the NNAC and the Narungga community in all relevant regional issues, including stakeholder negotiations and meetings
2.Leadership and co-ordination of Native Title agreement outcomes and Buthera Agreement outcomes on behalf of the members
3.Leadership of nation building initiatives
4.Managing information flows including by newsletters to members and the establishment and maintenance of an appropriate website
5.Working in collaboration with Point Pearce Aboriginal Corporation on matters of mutual interest
6.Management of resources – staff, financial, physical assets, and intellectual property on behalf of the members, as determined by the Board of Directors of NNAC
7.Co-ordination and management of quality and effective service delivery within any NNAC established entities, and achievement of deliverables
8.Growth and development of NNAC and associated entities
9.Relationship development and management
10.Implementation of strategic direction
12.Organising financial reporting and auditing requirements pursuant to relevant agreements and Government regulations.


A suitable remuneration package will be negotiated on the basis of the position and the experience level of the successful candidate. A Police check and a probation period will apply. Access to salary sacrifice may be possible should NNAC qualify for PBI status.


A Job Specification is available from, and initial enquiries can be directed to Nicole Galliford on behalf of the Board of Directors Employment Sub-Committee.
Applications by close of business Thursday, 26th April, to




The River Murray and Mallee Aboriginal Corporation


Cultural Heritage Co-ordinator
Fixed Term Part Time (0.6 FTE to June 2019 then 0.4 FTE to June 2020)


The Cultural Heritage Co-ordinator is responsible for the co-ordination of the River Murray and Mallee Aboriginal Corporation Cultural Heritage Monitors within the River Murray ILUA boundary for the Riverine Recovery Project Phase 2 Wetlands construction Project (the Project). This role works with First Peoples members and RMMAC partners, including the Department for Environment and Water (DEW), to assist in ensuring First Peoples representatives provide cultural perspectives on work undertaken as part of the Project.
This is a fixed term, part time role based in the Riverland. To be successful in this role you will have:


•Experience working with Aboriginal people and organisations.
•Knowledge of the First Peoples community, culture and history.
•Experience in Natural Resource Management and/or Cultural Heritage Management.
•Excellent communication skills and will work well with others.
•Respectful interactions with people from diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal communities.
•The ability to recognise and deal with conflict.
•Good time management and organisational skills.
•Experience working with community organisations and can work independently under limited supervision.


It is essential that those applying have knowledge of River Murray and Mallee Aboriginal Corporation (RMMAC) including an understanding that cultural information can be sensitive and must be managed appropriately.  A role description is available on request from Nicole Galliford -


Special conditions:
Incumbent may be required to undertake regular intrastate travel and out of hours. A current Class ‘C” drivers licence, and a willingness to drive, is essential.
Only members of the First Peoples of the River Murray and Mallee region are eligible to apply for this position under exemptions s56(2) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 and s8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975.
If you believe you have the relevant skills, experience and attitude to make a success of this role, please submit your application letter and current resume to by 5:00pm on Friday, 19th April 2018.

Working with SANTS

South Australian Native Title Services Ltd (SANTS) is based in the Adelaide CBD. SANTS is a small organisation covering a range of services including legal services, corporate & community development and business services.

SANTS offers employees:

Excellent salary and benefits packages

Flexible working conditions

Training and development opportunities

Good work/life balance which is reflected in our family friendly policy

A number of different types of leave for its employees, including:
Public Holidays, Annual Leave, Personal Leave, Additional Leave Relating to Chronic or Serious Illness, Compassionate Leave, Parental Leave, Jury Service and Community Service Leave, Paid Special Leave, Ceremonial Leave and Leave Without Pay, Long Service Leave, Study Leave, Volunteer Leave

General Applications

SANTS accepts general unsolicited applications for employment. We maintain a candidate pool register and all applications received will be kept in this register for 12 months from date of receipt.


Work Experience/School Based Traineeship

SANTS provides opportunities to students doing work experience placements. Anyone wishing to undertake work with SANTS in a work experience, school student or trainee capacity may apply via this website.



Applications for Advertised Positions, General Applications or School Based Traineeships can be submitted via this online form.


Please indicate in the “Position Applying for” field of this form if your application is for a specific position, a general application or a school based traineeship.


All applications should include a cover letter and resume. Applications for specific Advertised Positions should address the selection criteria in the cover letter.


Cover letters should be addressed to


Ms Nicole Galliford
Business Services & Human Resources Manager
4/345 King William Street
Adelaide SA 5000


If you have any queries about your application, or are unable to submit your application via the online form for any reason, contact Nicole Galliford at or (08) 8110 2800


SANTS provides opportunities for University students or graduates wishing to undergo an internship at SANTS. Students are placed via the Aurora Internship Program. The program places Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous students and graduates in full-time unpaid internships for up to 6 weeks.


SANTS values learning and welcomes interns as valued members of the organisation during their internship.


To apply for a University Internship Program at SANTS, visit the Aurora Project website



SANTS acknowledges that the land on which our office is based is the traditional lands for the Kaurna people and we respect their spiritual and cultural relationship with their country.
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