Call for expressions of interest to join the National NAIDOC Committee

Applications are invited for membership of the National NAIDOC Committee (NNC).

The NNC selects the National NAIDOC theme, focus city, poster competition winner and recipients of the National NAIDOC Awards, as well as supporting the promotion and success of NAIDOC Week nationally.

The position requires substantial commitment, including willingness to travel to attend meetings on weekends, and taking on projects out of session to help drive the NNC’s NAIDOC agenda.

The NNC is supported by a secretariat within the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Membership of the NNC is voluntary and no remuneration is provided for the position. Travel and accommodation to participate in Committee meetings and to attend the National NAIDOC Awards event is provided in line with the Department’s travel policy.

To apply you will need complete an expression of interest addressing the selection criteria outlined in the Applicant Information Pack below and submit your application to:

National NAIDOC Secretariat


Post:    c/o – Culture Branch
Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
PO Box 6500 CANBERRA ACT 2600


Download applicant information pack and selection criteria .Word

Download applicant information pack and selection criteria .PDF


Applicants must be Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

Applications close COB AEST on Monday 7 August 2017.

Successful applicants will commence duties in September 2017.

Successful members are expected to be available to attend a NNC meeting on Saturday 30 September 2017.