At the North Queensland Land Council (NQLC), we are committed to assisting the Aboriginal People within our region to gain the recognition of their native title rights and interests, and to assist them in receiving the benefits that flows on from their native title recognition.

Our organisation is comprised of legal, research, engagement, development and corporate staff.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are encouraged to apply for roles with NQLC.

Lodging Applications

When applying for advertised positions with NQLC, please note the following:

  1. Your letter of application should address all of the selection criteria and be sent with a copy of your CV to cservices@nqlc.com.au. Please mark your email as ‘confidential’.
  2. Please provide contact details for at least two professional referees.
  3. NQLC will contact applicants via phone who are successful in obtaining an interview. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified via email.

Work Experience and Student Placements

The North Queensland Land Council (NQLC) has a keen interest in offering work experience and placements for students. We acknowledge that the skills required in our sector lead to rewarding careers. As such, NQLC is particularly focused on providing opportunities for tertiary students, aligning with our mission to develop local capacity for the native title sector. We encourage Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students to apply.

Moreover, NQLC is actively seeking collaborations with tertiary institutions to facilitate placements or work experiences for students enrolled in industry-relevant courses such as native title law and anthropology. We also welcome students studying community development, business, commerce, and accounting.

If your organisation or institution is interested in establishing a partnership, or if you are a student interested in exploring placement opportunities with NQLC, please feel free to contact our office via email at cservices@nqlc.com.au.