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NSWALC Housing Ltd (NHL) and NSWALC Employment and Training Ltd (NET Ltd)

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New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) is establishing 2 new subsidiary entities, NSWALC Housing Ltd (NHL) and NSWALC Employment and Training Ltd (NET Ltd)

NSWALC Housing Ltd (NHL) - To deliver significant improvements in housing outcomes for Aboriginal people in NSW.

It will increase the housing available to Aboriginal people, expand the delivery of culturally sensitive services, and create opportunities for Aboriginal people to participate in the service delivery, management and governance of social and affordable housing in NSW. Working with the Land Council Network to leverage the diverse strengths of Aboriginal communities and cultures, NHL’s ambitious growth agenda includes a target of managing up to 6,000 properties by 2028.

NHL is now seeking applications from individuals wishing to join its Board of Directors.

Commitment to NSWALC’s objectives and its values should underpin applicants’ expertise, which will preferably include one or more of the following:

  • Social housing management and community engagement
  • Housing development and procurement
  • Engineering
  • Property law
  • Accounting and asset management
  • Planning/Housing Policy
  • Government relations

NSWALC Employment and Training Ltd (NET Ltd) - To increase the number of Aboriginal people achieving economic independence through improved access to training and jobs in growth industries.

To achieve this vision, it is intended that NET Ltd become a provider of employment services, beginning with VTEC. It also plans to develop a suite of service packages, and enter into regional and local partnerships with businesses and training organisations designed to support Aboriginal people to secure and stay in employment

NET Ltd is now seeking applications from individuals wishing to join its Board of Directors.

Commitment to NSWALC’s objectives and its values should underpin applicants’ expertise, which will preferably include one or more of the following:

  • Delivery of human services and/or recruitment and labor-hire services
  • Delivery of vocational education and training services
  • Establishing commercial joint ventures and partnerships
  • Marketing and fundraising
  • Community Engagement
  • Government relations

Both entities are committed to ensuring that over fifty percent of the Board comprises Aboriginal people who bring a strong community presence and is also seeking diversity in relation to gender and regional representation.

A sound understanding of good governance will also be required and previous board experience will be favourably viewed.

For a confidential conversation about either role, you can contact Claire Crawford or Graham Willis at Watermark Search International on (02) 9233 1200.

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by Claire Crawford