Board appointments

Wanted – Aboriginal Community Board Members

The Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement is currently seeking applications to fill positions as Board Members from October 2021.

Written applications are invited from Aboriginal persons who reside in South Australia and who are members or are willing to apply to become members of ALRM and who have knowledge and expertise in Law & Justice and Human Rights.

All applications for membership of the Board must address the following criteria:

  • A statement that the applicant is not precluded from membership of the Board because of disqualification from managing a corporation under the Corporations Act or being a responsible person, by the ACNC Commissioner within the previous 12 months,
  • A statement about intended residence in South Australia during appointment,
  • Two referee statements,
  • A statement about formal qualifications,
  • A statement that the applicant is not and has not been for 3 years an employee of ALRM,
  • A statement about the applicant’s existing board appointments and responsibilities, and full disclosure of any potential conflicts of interest that may arise for the applicant,
  • A statement about the applicant’s knowledge and experience of Board membership for a company limited by guarantee that is registered as a charity with the ACNC,
  • A statement by the applicant whether they have, as a former employee or contractor of ALRM been dismissed from their employment or contractor services or taken legal proceedings against ALRM in respect of their employment or contract for services,
  • a current police check.

In addition, the Board Appointment Committee would like to know about your knowledge and/or experience in any two of the following areas.

Criminal law; Civil and Family Law; Courts Administration
Youth Justice; Business Administration; Governance;
Delivery of legal services to the Aboriginal people of South Australia;
Corporations Law and Charities and not for Profit organisations

You can find the ALRM constitution at www.alrm.org.au