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Land Management Coordinator


Nipapanha Community Aboriginal Corporation


Nepabunna Community, Northern Flinders Ranges, SA

Salary etc:

Competitive Salary + 11% super & benefits

Nantawarrina - Indigenous Protected Area (IPA).

Twenty-five years ago Nepabunna was successful in starting the first IPA at Nantawarrina. The station property was degraded and we were able to take over management. With the help of the IPA programme, and using our knowledge, we were able to restore the land Ever since, things have been improving there, for the flora and fauna. We are proud of that.

Our Organisation

Nipapanha Community Aboriginal Community (NCAC) body responsible for the management of all governance, programs and services at the community of Nepabunna in South Australia. Nepabunna is nestled in the picturesque northern Flinders Ranges region, 65km east of Leigh Creek on Adnyamathanha traditional lands. NCAC also manages the 58,000ha Nantawarrina, Australia's first officially declared IPA.

The Opportunity

NCAC is seeking an experienced applicant to fill the role of Land Management Coordinator This position supports the Indigenous Rangers in natural and cultural resource management activities undertaken on the Nantawarrina IPA situated in the Nepabunna Community.

The Australian Government supports the NCAC landowners through the Nantawarrina IPA and Working on our Yarta in the Northern Flinders Ranges of SA (Rangers) Activities. Funding is provided to NCAC to manage these activities including the protection, conservation and management of environmental and cultural values and threats, natural and cultural resource management, including Indigenous knowledge transfer, and protection of species.

Selection Criteria


  • Demonstrated cross cultural communication skills and an understanding of issues associated with working in remote and isolated indigenous communities.
  • Demonstrated ability in supervising and building a team, resolving conflicts, and developing and implementing work plans to effectively organize resources and monitor performance.
  • Understanding of SA Work, Health and Safety legislative requirements and the capacity to apply them in the workplace.
  • Competent computer skills, experience with the preparation of a range of reports and the ability to prepare funding submissions to attract additional resources into the projects.
  • Possession of a current driver's licence, four-wheel drive experience and a current senior first aid certificate.
  • Willingness to live in a remote Aboriginal community.
  • Formal qualifications and/or equivalent experience in Conservation and Land Management or related field.

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