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“Twenty four communities were identified by the
Territory Government as having high levels of over-
crowding and the local building capacity to deliver
what people say they need.
“How many other home owners in remote communi-
ties are not being consulted or presented with sub-
Mayor Edgington said he highlighted several housing
issues in the Barkly in a letter to the Chief Minister
Michael Gunner on 21 December 2017.
“I asked if airconditioning would be installed in new
homes built in Alpurrurulam, how many homes were
beyond economic repair in Tennant Creek and if a
house destroyed by fire in South Camp in Elliott would
“It is part of Council’s role to advocate for better liv-
ing conditions for the people of the Barkly and we will
pursue this for as long as it takes.”
Mayor Edgington said he had not received a response
to his letter to the Chief Minister to date.
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Chief Executive Officer, Andrei Koeppen.
Also nearing completion is the new Women’s Creative Hub located in
CDP participants will have the opportunity to connect into several
different arts project opportunities, including: pottery, bead making,
painting and craft making.
“We are looking for an Activity Co-ordinator to manage the Women’s
Creative Hub. Someone who can work alongside artists - to teach, coach
and inspire artists to produce their best works,” said Fiona Hamilton,
Julalikari’s Nyinkka Nyunyu’s Senior Curator.
Julalikari Council Aboriginal Corporation is currently recruiting for:
We are seeking an Executive Assistant to provide high level
administrative and secretarial support to the Chief
Executive Officer and Executive Management team of
Julalikari. Other responsibilities will include, but are not
• Maintain CEO diary and appointment schedule by
planning and scheduling meetings, conferences
• In the CEO’s absence, manage incoming
• Ensure that all reports, business papers and
correspondence are filed and CEO is appropriately
prepared with all documents prior to meetings.
• Prepare board agenda papers, take minutes and
draft action lists and coordinate follow up from
• Organise JCAC and staff events as requested.
CORPORATE SERVICES SUPPORT OFFICER
Two Fulltime Positions
The Corporate Services Support Officer has a vital role in
providing general and corporate administrative support within
the Corporate Services team. The role is varied and ensures
that corporate services operations function efficiently and
The Support Officer will coordinate Corporate Service support
to ensure all divisions of Julalikari operate to maximum
efficiency in such matters such as:
• Human Resources
• Information Technology
• Asset Management
• Health, Safety and Environment System
• Property and Building Management
SAFETY AND ASSET MANAGER
This position is responsible for providing operational and
advisory support to the organisation in the
implementation, management and evaluation of the
integrated Quality Management System, Risk Management
processes and Health, Safety and Environmental Program
The position includes the implementation and maintenance
of safety and quality plans and procedures that allow the
organisation to respond to industry standards, relevant
legislation and current best practice.
The position is also responsible for managing and
maintaining physical and portable assets to ensure they
meet legislative requirements, our asset management
obligations and, policy and procedures.
HOW TO APPLY
Position description enquires and applications containing a
resume and cover letter outlining your experience are to be
directed to Janis Whittard via firstname.lastname@example.org
or on (08) 8962 2699.
Applications close on Tuesday 8th August 2017
Stories from Julalikari
CDP participants are in the unique position of being able to work in
their own communities and to assist with the maintenance and land
management of Homelands.
In partnership with Central Land Council Rangers CDP participants work
on important and transformational projects that protect and stabilise
sacred sites, prevent soil erosion and weed control, and manage and
maintain community resources.
Recently, five CDP participants who built their skills at the Land
Management Unit and Karguru Nursery became their full time
One participant went on to complete his tickets in machinery operation
of forklift, grader and truck driving and now has a full time job for a civil
NEXT-door to the IGA Supermarket, Paterson Street, Tennant Creek a
shopfront is being prepared for the sale of local artists’ work.
The art will come from archives and from new works currently being
produced by local artists and CDP participants.
Presently, 20 CDP participants are producing art in the Paterson Street
Fittings and fixtures to fit out the new shop have arrived and the new
art store will be open for business in the next couple of weeks.
“We would like the new shopfront open in time for the tourist season,
to take advantage of passing traffic, and help to promote staying a while
in Tennant Creek, so other businesses may also benefit,” said Julalikari
Julalikari’s CDP (Community Development Program) covers an
enormous region from Barrow Creek in the South, as far as Blue Bush
in the North, East to Corella Creek and to Ngappamirlarru in the West.
Julalikari’s CDP is one of the largest in Australia, assisting over one
thousand jobseekers are supported by Julalikari’s CDP program across
Tennant Creek and six Community Living Areas, and throughout 16
communities, including Ali Carung, Elliott, Murray Downs, Epenarra,
Canteen Creek and Tara.
CDP supports jobseekers in remote areas to build and increase skills,
and contribute to their communities in practical and meaningful ways.
Julalikari staff work with local job seekers to provide activities for
participants that are flexible in nature, where possible, meeting their
job aspirations and focus on local solutions to local problems. CDP job
seekers are expected to complete up to 25 hours per week of work-like
activities, depending on the requirements of the activity.
Current Activities for jobseekers include: Art and Craft programs,
Land Management and Garden Maintenance, Playgroup, Community
Patrolling, Community clean ups, Maintenance and Fencing activities.
Julalikari is one of Australia’s largest Aboriginal Corporations, bringing a range of community
services and businesses to the Barkly Region. Julalikari is owned and controlled by the Aboriginal people of the Barkly.
Land Management Unit
and Karguru Nursery
New Shop for Art Sales and
Women’s Creative Hub
housing in Barkly region
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