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Job Vacancy: Executive Officer, NSW AECG Inc.

We’re looking for an Executive Officer to join our busy community-based organisation. If you’re up for a challenge and meet the criteria, please get in touch below.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Executive Officer is responsible for the oversight and evaluation of policies and programs across all of the NSW AECGs Inc. education and training portfolios and responsible for providing high-level executive management and strategic advice to the NSW AECG Inc. and to the NSW AECG Secretariat Staff.


  • Aboriginality.
  • Sound knowledge of the NSW AECG, it’s governance structures and core objectives.
  • Sound knowledge of issues affecting Aboriginal education and training within Aboriginal communities.
  • Demonstrated experience working with and achieving outcomes for NSW Aboriginal communities.
  • Demonstrated expertise in policy/program development and evaluation.
  • Experience in the development of reports, discussion papers, advice and recommendations.
  • Understanding of the Coalition of Aboriginal Peak Organisations (CAPO) and Closing the Gap
  • High level Information Technology, oral and written communication skills.
  • Negotiation, liaison and interpersonal skills.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Ability to monitor budgets.
  • Full COVID vaccinations
  • NSW Drivers License and ability to travel within NSW and interstate as required
  • A valid and current Working with Children Check and National Probity Police Check

For the Executive Officer Role Statement, please contact Rebecca McHugh on the details below.

JOB NOTES:The qualification of Aboriginality is authorised by the NSW AECG Inc. in accordance with part 9A, Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977.

Catherine Trindall (02) 9550 5666 or

CLOSING DATE: COB Friday 11th March 2022

Executive Officer Job Description and Role Statement

Rebecca McHugh
Executive Assistant
37 Cavendish St

Job Opportunity: Program Lead at NASCA

An exciting job opportunity of Program Lead is available at the National Aboriginal Sporting Chance Academy (NASCA).

Program Lead positions are available in Campbelltown NSW at Airds High School. Click below to apply for more information.As a Program Lead you will: Mentor and support First Nation students aged between 12-18yrs, including facilitating and presenting workshops, and providing in-class tutoring and outside class assistance; Support students through cultural and physical education activities, life skills and school engagement activities, excursions and community engagement; Prepare lesson plans and coordinates resources for program delivery, and collect data about the student outcomes for reporting purposes; Work in a team within schools; and from time to time work weekends and overnight to run residential programs and camps.

Click on the link below to download the job pack.

Position closes 20th February 2022. Please email "> or phone Claire Geary, Operations Director on 0415 544 457 for any questions or further information.

Download Job Pack – Program Lead, Campbelltown

Closing the Gap Community Consultations

A reminder that NSW CAPO are heading out to 34 communities from 28 February – 31 March this year to hear your voices on Closing the Gap in NSW.

Your voices are important and will continue to shape how we move forward. We want to hear from you! Your health is our priority. All community consultations will be COVID Safe. Masks and hand sanitiser will be available for everyone.

For more info, head to

My Future, My Culture, My Way

My Future, My Culture, My Way is a new campaign supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to achieve their HSC. It recognises that different supports and connection to culture may help them through the challenging HSC journey.The NSW Department of Education, NSW Coalition of Aboriginal Peak Organisations (CAPO) and the Premier’s Implementation Unit have co-designed My Future, My Culture, My Way.It’s part of the NSW Premier’s Priority to increase the proportion of Aboriginal students attaining Year 12 by 50%, while maintaining their cultural identity.We need your help to share the campaign so we can reach this ambitious target.As an important and influential voice in your community, we’re asking you to share messages about the HSC and the campaign with parents, carers and others who support students in your community.Everything you do to support My Future, My Culture, My Way goes towards connecting students with culture, encouraging pride in their identity, and helping them to achieve academically.

Click here to download the toolkit and other resources.

Visit the NSW Government website for more information and resources.If you’d like to get in touch, contact ">Thank you for your support.

Job Opportunity: People Lead (Recruitment & Learning) at NASCA

An exciting job opportunity of People Lead (Recruitment & Learning) is available at the National Aboriginal Sporting Chance Academy (NASCA).

The People Lead (Recruitment and Learning) supports our Managers across the organisation with recruitment, onboarding, induction, learning and development, performance management and team wellbeing. The role also supports the Operations Director in providing other HR functions.

The ideal applicant will be degree-qualified, have experience in providing recruitment and generalist HR services, be an excellent communicator, and be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background or have experience working with First Nations peoples.

If you’re eager to make an impact with NASCA and in the Australian community – fulltime or part time (minimum 3 days equivalent).

Click on the link below to download the job pack.

Position closes Monday 21st February 2022. Please email "> or phone Claire Geary, Operations Director on 0415 544 457 for any questions or further information.

Download Job Pack: People Lead (Recruitment & Learning)

NSW CAPO Closing the Gap Community Consultations

NSW Coalition of Aboriginal Peak Organisations (CAPO) is hosting 34 free community engagement sessions in a town near you. CAPO again needs your input and wants to yarn with you about what is happening in your community.

Engagement sessions will be occurring from Monday 28 February – 31 March 2022 and go into more detail about how previous consultations have developed initiatives that will make a better future for our mob.

However, we don’t what to just end there! We need to hear your voice to develop future initiatives and make changes driven by you for your community.

For more information and to register for any of the events, head over to Coalition of Aboriginal Peak Organisations NSW | NSW Aboriginal Land Council (

To ensure the safety of community and all attending COVID safe practices will apply.

EOI for Language Project Officer: Dunghutti

The NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Inc. (NSW AECG) is seeking Expression of Interest (EOI) for an Aboriginal Language and Culture Nest Project Officer for the Dunghutti Satellite Language and Culture Nest.

The Project Officer position will work on projects that will progress teaching and learning across the Nest. The position will be based in the AECG Office in Kempsey.

Essential requirements for the position

  • Hold a paid Working with Children’s Check Clearance.
  • National Criminal Check (Probity) or the willingness to complete the check.
  • Fully COVID vaccination.
  • Knowledge of the NESA Aboriginal Languages K-10 syllabus
  • Experience in developing scope and sequence of Aboriginal Languages

Requirements for the position

  • Certificates I, II and III (optional) in Dunghutti
  • Acknowledged within community as a speaker and knowledge holder of the local Language.
  • Ability to further develop knowledge of Dunghutti Language and Culture.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Skills in working with children from preschool to secondary.
  • Skills in technology to support the teaching of Aboriginal Language Programs. Or the willingness to learn new skills to develop resources in Language.

 Suitable applicants will have a range of IT, communication and administrative skills. Illustration and design skills will also be looked upon favourably.

The successful applicant will be an employee of the NSW AECG Inc. and have endorsement from the local Aboriginal Language Reference Group or: their Local Aboriginal Language Council.

The AECG Project Officer will work in collaboration with, the AECG Incs Manager Aboriginal Languages and Culture Nest, the Aboriginal Language Educator and the NSW DoE Aboriginal Languages and Culture Officer and the local reference groups or Language Councils.

Hours per week: The successful applicant will be employed part time – 35 hours per week and paid between $45 per hour. The successful applicant will be given a fixed term contract.

For further information please contact Connie Ah See – details below.

How to apply for this position.

  1. A written Expression of Interest of no more than 2 pages, outlining your background, skills and experiences in relation to the requirement of the position as above. (See below EOI form)
  2. Include the names and phone numbers of 2 referees.

 Applications due: Friday 11th of February 2022.

Forward your application to:
Connie Ah See
NSW AECG Inc, Manager Aboriginal Languages and Culture Nest

Dunghutti EOI Form

2022 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Traineeship Program

[Image credit/Commissioned artwork/On cover]: ‘YanhambabirraBurambabirraYalbailinya’ (Come, Share
and Learn), 2020 by Luke Penrith for the One Sydney, Many People Strategy.

APPLY NOW for the University of Sydney’s 2022 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Traineeship Program!
In partnership with AFL SportsReady, the University of Sydney is seeking suitable candidates for 2 x Operations and Financial Services Assistant full-time, 12 month, entry level traineeship positions commencing in February 2022.

Joining a cohort of 5 other trainees, the successful candidates will concurrently complete a vocational qualification in an area of study related to their traineeship position while gaining valuable on-the-job experience at the University.
We’re recruiting for two roles so APPLY NOW or contact us for more information.

  • Operations and Financial Services Assistant x 2

Faculty/Department: Central Operations Services and Financial Services (Roles will complete a 6 month rotation within each team)
To apply: Click here

For more information, please contact:
Julia Hunt
Field Officer – AFL SportsReady
0405 276 821

Tommy Zeaiter
Project Officer – University of Sydney
0450 273 913

Alison Ward
L&D Officer – University of Sydney
(02) 9036 4733

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Acknowledgement of Country

The NSW AECG Inc. acknowledges and pays respect to the Traditional Owners of this nation. We also acknowledge past, present and emerging Elders  and the continuation and celebration of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Please note: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should also be aware that this website may contain images or names of people who have passed away.