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ABORIGINAL ARTIST OPPORTUNITY
Expressions of Interest are now open for the Metro Tunnel Legacy Artwork Program.
This artwork will be permanently featured on each of the five new underground tunnels:
– North Melbourne
– State Library
– Town Hall
– and one line-wide commission across all stations.
The station EOIs are open to Australians of all cultures, religions, nationalities, genders, and abilities.
Applications are encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
RPV is seeking an Aboriginal artist to develop the line-wide artwork commission, which will be one consistent artwork that spans all five stations. The commission is an opportunity for the artist to consider the passenger experience from concourse to platform, alongside the sense of place and identity at each station.
The selected artist will be required to work with Melbourne’s Traditional Owner groups. We are currently engaging with the Wurundjeri, Boon Wurrung and Bunurong Traditional Owner groups to seek feedback on Aboriginal narratives and stories to inform the development of the line-wide commission.
Interested artists are encouraged to submit an EOI via the Metro Tunnel website at https://metrotunnel.vic.gov.au/about-the-project/creative-program/mtaap.
Submissions close 6pm, Thursday 18 April 2019.
If you have any questions about the Program, please contact email@example.com
Assistant Director – Industry Engagement, Aboriginal Workforce and Enterprises
Rail Projects Victoria
PO Box 4509, Melbourne VIC 3001
PARTNERSHIPS AND ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR (FORESTS)
To provide a link between government (DELWP) and the Taungurung Nation and ensure that there is a genuine partnership and meaningful engagement in relation to the modernising of Victoria’s approach to the management of forests. The role will also support broader partnership and engagement priorities.
This position will play a lead role in facilitating Taungurung Traditional Owners and DELWP to work together to:
• develop a vision for the future management of forests on Taungurung country
• modernise the five Victorian Regional Forest Agreements, ensuring they appropriately recognise the rights of Victoria’s Traditional Owners to partner in land management and seek economic and cultural opportunities, and
• refresh forest management planning, including greater integration with fire planning.
• Support the development of a genuine partnership approach between Traditional Owners and DELWP that supports the protection of Country, the maintenance of spiritual and cultural practices, and the broader aspirations of Traditional Owners
• Manage and coordinate engagement activities in order to build a strong, collaborative and enduring relationship between the Corporation and DELWP
• Support Traditional Owners and DELWP to work in partnership to deliver State-wide and place-based forest management reforms, with a view to establishing best-practice management of Victoria’s forests
• Develop and implement a 12 month TLaWC / DELWP joint work plan
• Plan and deliver targeted engagement activities that enable meaningful collaboration on key projects that will impact the future management of Country, including forests
• Plan and deliver targeted engagement activities with Taungurung people that enable the sharing and recording of tangible and intangible cultural values
• Work in partnership with DELWP staff to co-design and co-deliver engagement activities on future forest management targeted at key stakeholders and Victorian communities
Key Selection Criteria:
The key selection criteria specified below outline the capabilities required for the position:
• Some familiarity with the policy and practice of forest management would be highly regarded
• Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal culture and society and ability to communicate effectively with Aboriginal people is essential
• Experience in building Aboriginal community capacity with a community development approach is highly advantageous
• Experience working with government departments or agencies to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes is desirable
Knowledge and Skills
• Tunes into others’ emotions and ways of thinking
• Realises the complex causes (underlying concerns) of others long- term behaviour patterns and plans responses and reactions accordingly
• Uses understanding of individuals to get the best outcomes for the person and organisation
• Can identify and manage a range of complex and often competing needs
• Identifies issues that can be used to build mutually beneficial partnerships
• Finds innovative solutions to resolve stakeholder issues
• Clearly and confidently communicates with people at all levels of the organisation
• Understands and meets the needs of target audience
• Prepares clear and concise written records of meetings and consultations
• Handles difficult and sensitive communications well
Planning and Organising:
• Sets time aside to think
• Sets clearly defined objectives and priorities
• Liaises with others when organising work
• Anticipates potential problems and pre-empts required actions
• Continually liaises with key stakeholders to ensure full understanding of the issues
• Evaluates implemented courses of action and makes adjustments as required.
INDIGENOUS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY, SWINBURNE.
Date of Posting: March 19, 2019
Position: Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Employment Officer (Identified)
Location: Hawthorn, Victoria
Salary: $70,000 – $80,000 + 17% super
Work Schedule: 3-5 days a week
The focus of this position is to contribute to the delivery of the University’s activities workforce targets under the University’s Reconciliation Action Plan.
Reporting into the Diversity Manager, this position will work across People and Culture and will form strong working relationships with key stakeholders in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student and staff engagements across the organisation to enable the organisation to attract, retain and develop Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander talent, in line with Vision 2025.
• Someone who possesses strong stakeholder engagement and relationship building skills
• Managing and expanding external partners within the Indigenous affairs space for the university
• Working with and supporting current and potential university Indigenous staff members
Call or Email Alex to the following contact details:
T: 03 9622 2498
M: 04 3978 6693