Aboriginal Community Development Broker

Job Details
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Department: Department of Premier & Cabinet
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Work Location: North West - Bendigo
Reference: VG/1334342
Closing Date: 29-May-2018
Salary Range:
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Aboriginal Community Broker - AV- May 2018.docx (Word, 184KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jon Kanoa
(03) 8392 5334

Position Details

Aboriginal Victoria is looking to appoint an engaging and passionate Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person to be an Aboriginal Community Development Broker (Broker) for the Bendigo and District region of Victoria.

The role of a Broker is to engage with the local Aboriginal community to build on the existing Local Aboriginal Networks (LANs).  The LANs bring Aboriginal people together at the local level to set priorities, develop community plans, improve social cohesion and empower Aboriginal Victorians to participate in civic and community life. These voluntary community networks provide a safe and welcoming space for the Aboriginal community to connect, share, learn and lead. 

The closing date for this position is Tuesday 29 May 2018.


This is a designated position under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply for this position.

How to apply:

Apply before the advertised closing date via the http://careers.vic.gov.au website

All applications should include:

  • a resume
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages)

Please refer to the contact on the position description if you have any questions regarding the job vacancy.

Other relevant information:

Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check.

DPC is an equal opportunity employer and our recruitment process focuses on essential skills and abilities. We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities.

DPC values its people and is committed to attracting, developing and retaining diverse talent. DPC actively promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace and does not discriminate based on age, sex, carer or parental status, disability, race, religious belief, sexual orientation, gender identity or other characteristics.

DPC is committed to supporting our employees balance their work and life commitments. Flexible working arrangements give our employees more control over when, where and how they work. All roles at DPC can be worked flexibly, the types of flexibility may differ from role to role.

The Department of Premier and Cabinet's vision is to be recognised and respected leaders in whole-of-government policy and performance.

We work for the people of Victoria by helping the government achieve its strategic objectives. We do this by supporting the Premier, Deputy Premier, Special Minister of State, the Ministers for Aboriginal Affairs, Equality, Multicultural Affairs and Veterans, as well as the Cabinet.

DPC is proud to participate in Recruit Smarter, an initiative of the Victorian Government to address unconscious bias in recruitment practices. For more information on Recruit Smarter, please visit www.vic.gov.au/recruit-smarter or call 13 22 15.

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