Community Development Officer - Aboriginal
Reconciliation projects

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This position was previously known as the Aboriginal Liaison Officer (first established in 1997). Later the title changed to Community Development Officer - Aboriginal.

The position was auspiced by Kempsey Shire Council and funded through the Department of Community Services (Community Services Grant Program). The hours worked were 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Tuesday to Thursday.

Some of the Aboriginal Development Officer's responsibilities included:

  • Providing community information or education to raise awareness
  • Building and maintaining community service system networks
  • Planning, developing and supporting new and existing community events
  • Advocating on community issues
  • Undertaking research and inclusive local needs
  • Undertaking strategies to improve access to other services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

If you have any enquiries please contact Community Engagement on 02 6566 3200