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Lawyer (Rumbalara Health-Justice Partnership)

Organisation : ARC Justice (Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre)

Location : Victoria (Shepparton)

Work Type : Full-time

Profession : Legal

Sector : Law, Justice & Human Rights

Salary Type : Annual Package

Application Closing Date : 25 Mar, 2019

About the Role

We are seeking an enthusiastic experienced individual to undertake a generalist position within the Shepparton- based GVCLC but a significant portion of its client interaction will occur on location at the Mooroopna complex of Rumbalara Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service. The incumbent will primarily work with the Senior Rumbalara Lawyer in the further development and conduct of a Health-Justice partnership.

Terms and conditions of employment are based on the Community Legal Centres Multi-Business Agreement with over award (SCHADS) salary based on qualifications, skills and experience. Along with salary packaging, accommodation and meal/entertainment packaging is 3 days ex gratia leave between Christmas and New Year’s Day. Relocation assistance is also on offer for the right candidate.

In addition to possessing the qualifications necessary to practice law in Victoria, applicants must have a desire to pursue a career in public interest and community law and must have an unrestricted driver’s license

A Position Description can be downloaded from

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : ARC Justice (Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre)

The Shepparton-based Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre (a program of ARC Justice) operates primarily in the Goulburn Valley region (LGAs of Greater Shepparton, Mitchell, Strathbogie, Benalla, Mansfield and Moira). Just over 2 hours north of Melbourne by freeway and regularly serviced by train via Seymour, GVCLC is based in one of regional Victoria’s most desirable localities, featuring excellent schools, health facilities and cultural experiences.

Apply for this Job

Applications need to include a covering letter, resume and response to both the essential and desirable key selection criteria (not exceeding three pages). Please note that applicants who do not address the selection criteria will not be considered for interview.

Applications can be addressed to Ms Karen Gurney, Manager & Principal Lawyer of Goulburn Valley Community Legal Centre, and emailed by 9.00am Monday 25 February 2019 to

We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Equal Opportunity principles will be applied.

All enquiries about the position are to be directed to Ms Gurney (03) 5831 0900.

Please quote in application: Lawyer (Rumbalara Health-Justice Partnership) via Pro Bono Australia.


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