About Us

Central Desert Regional Council is a local government authority covering an area over 282,000 Sq. kilometres. The Council provides a range of services in 12 communities to the North of Alice Springs: Lajamanu, Ti Tree, Wilora, Nturiya, Pmara Jutunta, Willowra, Laramba, Nyirripi, Yuelamu, Atitjere, Engawala and Yuendumu. There are also several homelands and outstations. The Central Desert area is considered remote and disadvantaged and over 80% of the population is Aboriginal. 

The Role

The Generalist Governance is supporting the function in maintaining compliance with the Local Government Act, coordinating projects in a governance capacity relating to elected and appointed members and employees and administrative support of Council and Local Authorities in accordance with Central Desert Regional Council strategic and regional plans, policies, procedures and relevant legislation.

What's on offer?

  • Fast growing career;

  • Generous base salary (Level 5 Base Salary: $72,243.93 / Package: $81,441.49)

  • 6 weeks’ Annual Leave accrued per year;

  • 12 public holiday days per year;

  • 1 additional holiday for NAIDOC day;

  • 3 additional days between Xmas and NY;

  • 15 days Personal Leave accrued per year;

  • 17.5% leave loading;

  • Relocation benefits available

  • And much more!

We offer an excellent work/life balance giving you the opportunity to explore this iconic region.

To apply

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Please note:

Applications submitted by other methods will not be considered.

To be considered, please email a copy of your cover letter addressing the Selection Criteria in the attached Position description.

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