NRM Adviser, Senior NRM Adviser and Principle NRM Adviser


Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporations


Melbourne, Victoria


The Federation is the Victorian state-wide body that convenes and advocates for the rights and interests of Traditional Owners while progressing wider social, economic, environmental, and cultural objectives. We support the progress of agreement-making and participation in decision-making to enhance the authority of Traditional Owner Corporations on behalf of their communities.

Our vision is that Traditional Owners are strong on Country, leading the social, political, economic and cultural landscape delivered through our purpose which is to facilitate and amplify Traditional Owner voices to self-determine their futures and to build on and strengthen collective interests and opportunities. We work through our values of Community, Culture, Country & Collaboration to embed recognition, empower self-determination and enable capacity.


  • The Principal NRM Advisor will have significant experience in leading and managing projects with strong technical understanding of NRM related issues and ability to manage and maintain a broad range of stakeholder relationships including with Traditional Owners, and to identify and develop funding opportunities. 

  • The Senior NRM Advisor will have strong experience and technical knowledge of NRM related issues with ability to manage a variety of complex tasks or projects independently and in conjunction with others to develop and support initiatives and policy and program development including with Traditional Owners. 

  • The NRM Advisor will have the knowledge and ability to advise and support projects, working with others in the team and Traditional Owners to support initiatives and policy and program development. 

Please see the Position Descriptions for the Key duties and Key competencies of each position.


The positions are 24 month fixed term contract positions. The Federation offers the opportunity to maximise benefits with our salary packaging scheme. Our family-friendly workplace culture includes generous annual leave provisions and flexible working arrangements. We have a strong commitment to professional development and an active social club.

Applications from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged.

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