Work with us

Our vision is to promote and support Central Australian Aboriginal peoples’ society, country, rights, culture and economy to deliver a promising future.

We are one of the largest employers in Central Australia, with an excellent reputation nationally and internationally. We employ people in land management, community development, native title, legal, anthropology, communications, employment and business support, and with specialised knowledge of the country and its people.

Working with us allows you to experience Aboriginal culture and contribute to the services we provide to Central Australian Aboriginal people. The skills and friendships you gain in this unique and friendly workplace will last a lifetime.
We are based in Alice Springs, with regional offices throughout Central Australia. Many roles offer the opportunity to travel to remote communities and regions.

Enjoy the benefits of working at the CLC:

  • generous salary packaging (public benevolent institution status)
  • annual airfare allowance
  • five weeks annual leave, 17.5% leave loading
  • 15.4% superannuation
  • assistance with relocation (where applicable) and short-term subsidised accommodation provided (where available).
  • district allowance
  • training and professional development



Frequently asked questions

Do I need an Ochre Card (a clearance to work with children)?
Yes. If a successful applicant does not have a current Ochre Card we can help process the application.

Does the CLC have an enterprise agreement?
Yes, all employees are covered by the Central Land Council Enterprise Agreement 2017 – 2020 | Fair Work Commission

What do I need to apply for a position?
Click the job link above. Please attach a resume. We may contact you with further questions.

Do I need to provide references?
Yes, please provide at least two professional references, including from a previous supervisor.

Who can I ask about a specific job?
Contact one of our human resources advisors at 08 8951 6211, or send an email to

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