About the role
- Have experience in both corporate governance and native title processes
- Are of good standing in the Indigenous community; and
- Have traditional interests in land in Victoria
Expectations of directors
- Have the appropriate skills, knowledge and attributes for the position
- Prepare for, attend and actively participate in board meetings
- Utilise their skills, experience and knowledge to contribute to FNLRS’ success
- Adhere to FNLRS policies and procedures, and strengthen its governance
- Build relationships across Traditional Owner groups, government, community and other sectors.
About the organisation
First Nations Legal and Research Service (FNLRS)
- Resolve outstanding native title issues and create new Traditional Owner Corporations
- Become the service provider of choice for Traditional Owner corporation development
- Anticipate and service FNLRS’ clients’ legal, research, financial and governance needs in the post-settlement environment.
- Return research materials and evidence in a culturally appropriate way
- Seek continuous improvement to agreement-making processes including the Traditional Owner Settlement Act.
- Facilitate successful determinations, settlements and agreements
- Influence policy and legislative reform
- Support Traditional Owners to develop sustainable organisations
- Ensuring First Nation’s strength, security and capability
- Develop long term, sustainable and economic land bases for the Aboriginal peoples of Victoria
- Assist in the development of a unified, informed Aboriginal community in Victoria
How to apply
Applications not allowed for this job listing.
Please quote in application: Board of Directors positions via Pro Bono Australia.