Central Land Council


Alice Springs, Northern Territory

Salary etc:

CL 5 - CL 6 (Commencing at $70,451 progressing to $87,409)



The Central Land Council (CLC) is a corporate Commonwealth entity established under the Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976. The CLC represents traditional landowners, native title holders and other Aboriginal people across the southern half of the Northern Territory—an area of almost 780,000 square kilometres.

The CLC provides its constituents with advice, advocacy and practical assistance to support their aspirations, manage their land and realise and protect their rights.

We are currently seeking a suitable qualified candidate for the position of Anthropologist, based in Alice Springs.

This position will be responsible for the effective conduct of anthropological research consistent with relevant legislation and CLC’s policies, procedures, current priorities and needs.

You will be required to have tertiary qualifications in anthropology or related discipline, have demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal society and culture and an understanding of relevant issues in contemporary Australia. Knowledge of and experience in, operation of the Aboriginal Land Rights (NT) Act (ALRA) 1976, Native Title Act (NTA) 1993 or comparable land rights legislation is a desirable criteria for the position.

An ochre card (working with vulnerable people check) and a driver’s licence are mandatory requirements for this position. 

Total effective package includes: base salary, district allowance, superannuation, leave loading, relocation assistance, annual airfare allowance and salary packaging options. Annual progression within the salary scale is subject to satisfactory performance. Progression is in accordance with annual increments set out in an enterprise agreement.

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