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Aboriginal Water Officer

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If you want to be actively involved in giving a voice to the Aboriginal community’s hopes for the Murray River and its ongoing water management, we want to hear from you.

Do you want to work towards the best outcomes for our environment and our communities? Are you a strong leader, with relationship building skills and a desire to have a lasting impact on this region? 

Are you capable of developing and maintaining strong partnerships with community groups, including Traditional Owner groups, local Aboriginal groups, volunteer groups, schools and landholders?

Do you understand the value of trust, confidentiality and respectful, effective written and verbal communication? Do you possess a sound knowledge of Natural Resource Management priorities and initiatives?

If you have said yes to these questions then we may have the opportunity you’ve been looking for.  If you’re successful in getting this newly created role, you will contribute to the environmental and cultural outcomes for local Aboriginal communities. You will work with Traditional Owners and community partners to develop information on local Aboriginal water values and uses of water in the Murray River environment and assist in the identification of Aboriginal water objectives.

The position is available on a fixed term of 12 months (extension subject to funding). A position description is available from here: CMA PD 091 - Aboriginal Water Officer; or by contacting Jenny Byrnes on (03)5051 4371; or by emailing

Applicants must address the Core Capabilities contained within the Position Description. 

Complete and return CMA 320 FORM - HR Application for Employment with application.

Applications should be marked ‘Confidential – Jenny Byrnes, Human Resources Officer’ and submitted to the undersigned by 5pm Monday 29th January, 2018. 

Mail to:
PO Box 5017
Mildura Vic 3502

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