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Working with the North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd (NAILSMA) is more than just a job.

NAILSMA is a friendly workplace offering generous conditions and flexible working arrangements. We also offer internal career pathways, study leave, and professional development and training.

As a staff member, you will be headquartered in Darwin and will work alongside a team of about 30 people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures.

You will work with Indigenous organisations and leaders, reference, community and ranger groups and advisers across north Australia, as well as our many supporters from government, philanthropic agencies and business.

Our work is guided by values of respect, transparency, commitment and responsibility. These have their foundation in Indigenous people’s connection to and maintenance of their lands and seas, laws, languages, cultures and customs.

There are no positions currently available at NAILSMA.

Posted on behalf of Laynhapuy Homelands Aboriginal Corporation:
Ranger Facilitator
Location: Laynhapuy IPA, North East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory
$55,000 - $70,000 plus allowances
2 Year Term

Laynhapuy Homelands Aboriginal Corporation (LHAC) are seeking an experienced land and sea manager with a passion for Indigenous culture to join our Yirralka Ranger team in management of the Laynhapuy Indigenous Protected Area.

LHAC delivers services and infrastructure in support of around 30 homelands and over 1000 Yolngu residents located across approximately 18,000 km2 of lands in the North East Arnhem land region of the Northern Territory. The homelands are vibrant and diverse communities where Yolngu live according to traditional culture and law.

The Yirralka Rangers’ management of the Laynhapuy Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) represents a continuation of our responsibility to care for country. The Laynhapuy IPA encompasses some 4,500 km2 of land and 480 kilometers of coastline, it is an area of high natural and cultural value and an important part of Australia’s National Reserve System. The dedication of Stage 2 of the Laynhapuy IPA later this year is expected to see Rangers’ responsibilities expand to cover a total of over 17,000 km² land and sea country (6,500 km² sea country), including a coastline of 800 km.

Applicants should address the selection criteria and provide a current CV and contact details (phone and email) for at least 2 current referees.

For further enquiries please contact:

Dave Preece, IPA Manager

Tel:  08 8939 1852 or 0447 078 825  


Applications should be sent by email to:

Applications close 29 June, 2014

Click here to download the advertisement and position description.