Employment Opportunities

Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation (LNAC) is the peak advocacy and support agency for the Larrakia people, the Traditional Land Owners of the Greater Darwin area.

Initially established in 1998 to represent the native title interests of the Larrakia people, LNAC has since evolved into a vital service delivery organisation focused on addressing the social, cultural and economic aspirations of the Larrakia people by initiating and administering programs, projects and services for the broader aboriginal community.

LNAC is a not-for-profit organisation. Our aim is to assist the indigenous people of the Northern Territory to ‘Live Stronger, Live Longer’

As an employee of Larrakia Nation you will benefit from:

  • An attractive salary
  • Salary packaging
  • Dedicated Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Training & development opportunities


We are currently seeking the following:


Full-time – Level Determined on Exp.

We are currently seeking an experienced and proactive Program Coordinator for our Palmerston Family & Culture Centre.

Palmerston Family & Culture Centre (PFACC) is for families in Palmerston to engage with each other, schools and mainstream service providers through cultural and community activities. A significant component to this program will be supporting social enterprise to develop and maintain Aboriginal people’s cultural knowledge whilst at the same time enable community members to sustain livelihoods based on this cultural knowledge.

Objective: Coordinate a team of Project Officers to shape the space and to ensure the outcomes of the program are achieved and that children and families have an opportunity to engage with culture, education and other services to meet their individual needs.

Duties include (but not limited to):

  • Coordination of the day-to-day running of the program to ensure service delivery in compliance with our service agreement, WHS and LNAC’s policies & procedures;
  • Supervision and management of program staff;
  • Provide regular updates on personnel and operational matters to the Outreach Manager;
  • Maintain the building according to the tenancy agreement and that it represents the desires of local Aboriginal people;
  • Develop and maintain effective communications with cultural entrepreneurs, staff, clients, suppliers and other external stakeholders;
  • Ensure collection of statistics by the program are correct and assist in preparing reports to the funding bodies, when required;
  • Organise or assist with procurement and other activities necessary to ensure quality and timely delivery of goods, services, events and community activities
  • Seek and obtain supplementary sources of funding to enable expansion of centre activities to improve centre outcomes;
  • Ensure maintenance of records including client files, statistics, referrals and activity plans are up to date;
  • Ensure positive and productive relationships with colleagues, clients and service providers;
  • Promote the activities of the program to service providers and the communities;
  • Cooperate with other LNAC programs and employees in order to achieve the overall goals of the corporation;
  • Request and authorise Purchase Orders for PFACC, when required; and
  • Participate in training and professional development activities.

The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to prioritise workloads, maintain strong professional relationships with internal/external stakeholders and have a genuine respect for the indigenous culture.

To apply, please download the job description below and address the selection criteria enclosed, please then submit this alongside your up to date resume to hr@larrakia.com.

PFAC PROGRAM – Program Coordinator – Job Description

Applications close at on Monday 10th September 2018


Objective: As Marketing & Communications Officer you are responsible for the marketing and communications of Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation (LNAC) and the development, management and maintenance of the Corporation’s website and social media accounts and campaigns, in accordance with the vision of LNAC.

Duties include (but not limited to):

  • To create a corporate marketing strategy and implementation plan, working collaboratively with the CEO, Board of Directors, staff and LNAC’s overall visions and goals;
  • Identify future opportunities for LNAC brand enhancement;
  • Deliver marketing campaigns for all Program areas in line with the corporate plan;
  • Manage the marketing budget and seek cost effective opportunities for increased external support;
  • Write content for internal and external communications, including newsletters, media releases and social media content;
  • Monitor and maintain website content, design, layout and navigation;
  • Monitor SEO and search engine analytics to maximise traffic to website;
  • Collaborate with all programs to enhance presence to ensure brand consistency;
  • Communicate effectively through social media channels, respond to queries in a timely manner and monitor client reviews;
  • Develop images and videos for visual marketing campaigns for LNAC;
  • Suggest and implement new features to develop brand awareness, like promotions and competitions etc.;
  • Stay up-to-date with current technologies and trends in social media, design tools and applications;
  • Other position related duties as requested by the CEO;
  • Maintain respect for everyone, including Larrakia people and traditional country; and
  • Ensure best practice of OH&S and guidelines are followed.

The ideal candidate will have excellent marketing skills, have the ability to develop and maintain professional stakeholder relationships, excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to undertake media related duties and have a genuine respect for the indigenous culture.

To apply, please download the job description below and address the selection criteria enclosed, please then submit this alongside your up to date resume to hr@larrakia.com

ADMIN PROGRAM – Marketing Comms Officer – Job Description

Applications close at on Monday 1st October 2018


If you are interested in providing an application for either our Patrol Officer / Support Worker / Cleaner roles. We maintain a casual pool for these roles.

To apply, please download the job description below and address the selection criteria enclosed, please then submit this alongside your up to date resume to hr@larrakia.com.

Patrol Officer – 2018 Job Description

Support Worker – 2018 Job Description

ADMIN PROGRAM – Cleaner – Job Description

Please note: Submission of applications does not mean you will be guaranteed a role at any given time, we will review completed applications as required and will contact you.



We are currently seeking Cultural Artists & Educators to assist in connecting our school children with Aboriginal culture such as dance, music, arts and craft, storytelling, traditional food and cultural awareness. These activities may be held at our Cultural Centre in Palmerston or at local schools.

To apply you will need: An up to date resume demonstrating your skills/talent, a valid Working with Children’s Card, a current National Police Check (dated within the last 6 months) and a current ABN.

Please be aware that without the above, we cannot proceed with your application.

If you have a talent or skill that you feel would assist us in achieving the above and providing children with new positive experiences, please contact our Palmerston Office on 8931 2120 or email liaison@larrakia.com.

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