Applications now open: Indigenous rights lawyer

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a lawyer to work as part of our Indigenous Rights Unit. This position will work alongside the Unit’s Director and Senior Lawyer and will play a vital role in contributing to all aspects of the Unit’s work. This position will be based in Melbourne.

We are seeking a highly motivated, dynamic and collaborative individual. This position is aimed at lawyers with less than 2 years post-admission legal practical experience. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Click here to view the full recruitment pack.


Closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 4 December 2015. Applications should be sent by email to Ben Schokman, Director – Indigenous Rights Unit at and should comprise:

  • a cover letter describing relevant experience and qualifications and why you would like to join the Human Rights Law Centre (maximum 2 pages); and 
  • your resume. 

Further Information

The full recruitment pack is available here. For further information about this position, please contact the Director of the Indigenous Rights Unit, Ben Schokman, on (03) 8636 4451.