ADF Treetop & Zipline Adventure!

You’re invited to join us for a day filled with adrenaline and adventure! Experience the Illawarra’s premier Treetop Walk and Zipline

When: Friday 1st December 2017 at 9:00am
Where: Illawarra Fly – 182 Knights Hill Rd, via Jamberoo Mountain Rd, Knights Hill NSW 2577
RSVP: Email by 24th November 2017

Spend the day with current serving Military staff, have the opportunity to ask questions and get a feel for lifestyle in the Australian Defence Force. Try your hand at leadership and teamwork activities. A day not to be missed! Lunch will be provided.

Australian Defence Force Adventure


Position Vacant: HUNTS Removals Nowra

HUNTS Removals are  currently seeking truck drivers / offsiders to fill positions within their Nowra business.

The applicants must be fit, presentable, contactable, reliable, willing to work away and have experience driving Heavy Vehicles. They MUST be used to physically demanding work and have good communication skills. They must have either an MR, HR or HC licence.

For more information or to apply for this position please call the Habitat office on (02) 4422 4222 or email


Habitat Hosts the Shoalhaven Business Chamber’s October Lunch n Learn

Habitat was proud to host the Shoalhaven Business Chamber’s October Lunch n Learn at the Regional Gallery yesterday. Thanks to Cullungutti for the catering, Council for the venue and AANSW for their sponsorship. We know that increasing Aboriginal employment opportunities will only happen through collaboration – and it was wonderful to bring local, state and federal government together with the business community.


Lawyer (APS Level 5 or APS Level 6) Commercial team – Perth

Australian Government Solicitor (AGS) is a group within the Attorney-General’s Department. It is one of Australia’s most significant national legal services providers with offices in every capital city and approximately 320 lawyers who cover some 40 different areas of law related to government. AGS provides legal services through 3 national practice areas: AGS Commercial, AGS Dispute Resolution and the Office of General Counsel.

AGS is a self-funded fee-for-service Commonwealth trading enterprise competing in the market for the great majority of its work. Our lawyers have time recording responsibilities and billable targets. We have a strong focus on providing excellent legal advice and representation, outstanding client service and on being effective and efficient in our business operations.
AGS Commercial has more than 60 lawyers around Australia who specialise in providing commercial and property related legal services. Our dynamic practice supports some of the Commonwealth’s most high-profile and complex national projects and our services range over large-scale procurements, tenders and contracts, probity and legal process, ICT projects, intellectual property, grants and funding, media and communications, environment and resources, construction and infrastructure projects and property and leasing.

For further information about AGS and AGS Commercial please visit our website
About the role AGS Commercial is seeking a motivated Lawyer to join the busy and dynamic Property team in Perth. This position is designated as Lawyer and classified as either APS Level 5 or APS Level 6 within the APS level 3-6 Broadband.

The successful applicant will be expected to undertake the responsibilities set out in the Lawyer role description. The position would be most suitable for a person with at least 1-5 years’ post-admission experience. Candidates with experience outside that range will be considered if they are willing to undertake supervised work of a kind and at a salary appropriate to a less experienced solicitor. The successful candidate will have a genuine interest in fast paced property work, enjoy the challenge of delivering strategic and high quality services and be experienced in and adept at managing a high volume portfolio.

The successful applicant will have a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (with a strong academic record), be admitted to practise law in Australia and possess the following skills and experience:

• capacity to deliver superior service and value to clients in a high volume conveyancing and leasing practice
• be able to provide legal advice on, including the drafting and preparation of documentation for real property leasing, the disposal and acquisition of real property, securities and other general property matters
• excellent knowledge of Western Australian property law and practice, with knowledge of property law in other jurisdictions considered an asset
• excellent problem solving, research, analytical and writing skills
• excellent interpersonal skills, negotiation skills and ability to persuade
strong file management and organisational skills including effective time management skills
• capacity to meet personal net production/productivity/revenue targets
• the ability to contribute to or prepare cost estimates for matters and effectively manage matters in accordance with agreed client arrangements
• the ability to identify new business opportunities with clients and develop and maintain strong client relations
• demonstrated ability to work under pressure and in urgent circumstances either alone or as a member of a team under supervision, and to take responsibility for matters and work with limited supervision.
For further information about the requirements of the Lawyer position, please refer to the role description available on our recruitment portal.


This is a full-time position and may be ongoing or non-ongoing (non-ongoing opportunities will be offered for up to 18 months as determined by business demands). The successful applicant will be covered by the Attorney-General’s Department Enterprise Agreement 2016. Salary will be negotiated based on skills and experience.

How to apply
To apply for this role please visit our recruitment career website for details.
If you wish to express interest in this opportunity please provide:
• a covering letter (maximum of 2 pages) indicating relevant experience with reference to the skills and experience for the role set out above
• your CV, which should include date of admission
• your academic transcript for your tertiary law qualification.

To apply for this role you must be an Australian citizen. The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance at the Baseline level (or higher if required).
Closing date
Applications close on 30 October 2017.
Further enquiries
Further information can be obtained by contacting Lee-Sai Choo, Senior Executive Lawyer on 08 9268 1137 or Adrienne North, Human Resources Business Partner on 03 9242 1465.

Australian Capital Territory Government. CBR Canberra. Are you f


Are you looking to start a rewarding career where you’ll have the opportunity to play a role in helping to shape the community you live in?
Would you like flexible working arrangements?

If the answer is yes, then apply now to join our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Vocational Employment Program.
The program will:

>> provide workplace learning and individualised flexible training, development and support options.

>> include a starting salary from approximately $45,000 per annum (full-time).

>> provide great working conditions in a large and inclusive workplace.

>> permanent appointment upon .successful completion of the program.

For more information including how to apply, visit or contact the inclusion team on (02) 6205 3629 or email

Information Session

Information Sessions – Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Vacant Positions

The Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs (OATSIA) has a number of positions available for permanent filling and would like to invite interested people to attend the following information sessions about the positions:

Venue: Community Services Directorate

Gudthaier Conference Room

11 Moore Street, Civic

Date:     Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Time:     12:00pm – 1:00pm

Venue: Community Services Directorate

Gudthaier Conference Room

11 Moore Street, Civic

Date:     Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Time:     5:00pm – 6:00pm

The vacant positions are listed below and can also be found on the Jobs ACT website at

Executive Assistant – Coordination and Engagement
Project Officer – Coordination and Engagement
Project Officer – Coordination and Engagement
Assistant Manager – Coordination and Engagement Team
Senior Policy Officer – Policy and Government Relations Team
Project Officer – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body

For more information or to apply for this position please call the Habitat office on (02) 6285 2422 or email

Budgeting for Life

Budgeting for Life

Budgeting for Life

FREE 1-day budgeting skills workshop

*This is an approved activity for Work Development Order or Work Development Program participants.

Do you find yourself short of money immediately after payday?

Do you have outstanding fines with the NSW State Debt Recovery Office or the ACT Government?

No matter what our income, knowing how to manage money is an essential life skill.  Care Financial Counselling Service is holding a 1-day FREE Budgeting for Life workshop.  The topics covered include:

  • Quick and easy ways to set up a budget that works for you ü
  • How your money personality type can impact on your spending habits ü
  • Saving and spending – how to get the balance right ü
  • Strategies to help plug spending leaks ü
  • How to save on energy bills ü
  • How to get your children involved in day to day money making decisions ü
  • Surviving Debt – what can we do and where to go for help ü
  • How to make informed decisions when it comes to consumer and credit productsü
  • Planning for the future – how to set goals that are achievable ü


This workshop will have practical tips and hands on exercises which are all aimed at increasing your strategies for budgeting now and in the future.  Attending this 1-day workshop could also contribute to reducing your ACT or NSW infringement fines by up to $350. (Please note you will need to be approved to undertake this activity prior to attending in order for credit to be applied to your fines.)

Date: Thursday 17 August 2017

Time: 10am-5pm

Where:  Care Financial Counselling Service

To register:

How to find us:

Attending this workshop entitles ActewAGL clients to  $100 off your electricity or gas bill

Participation in this 1 day course contributes to $350 off your ACT or NSW fines but you need to be registered for either a Work and Development Order (NSW) or a Work Development Program (ACT) prior to attending the workshop.  For more information on how to register, call Care’s office 62571788 and speak to Vicki or Aoife

Energizing your Budget

Energizing your Budget

Free budget coaching sessions for ActewAGL clients on low to moderate incomes

Would you like to feel more in control of your budget ü

Would you like to set up a bill paying system that works for you

Would you like to know about rebates and schemes to help reduce energy and water bills ü

Care Financial Counselling Service now offers FREE budget coaching sessions for ACTewAGL clients who would like to look at simple ways to get your budget and bill paying system on track.  Care’s Budget Coaches can assist you with:

  • Easy ways to set up a budget that works for YOU
  • Setting up bill paying arrangements to pay your energy bills
  • Helpful tips to plug spending leaks
  • Assistance to reduce energy bills
  • How to access rebates, subsidies and schemes that you may be eligible for.

Please note, if you are in financial hardship and require assistance to negotiate with creditors, please call Care’s Financial Counselling Helpline on 1800 007 007.

Attending this free budget coaching session entitles you to an ActewAGL  $100 off your electricity bill.

To make an appointment for a free budget coaching session call Care’s office on 6257 1788 or email

For more information visit



Defence Careers Info Session


Join the hundreds of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who enjoy fulfilling jobs in the Navy, Army, and Air Force.
Defence Force Recruiting would like to invite you along to the Defence Career Pathways for Indigenous Australians Information Session

Date: Tuesday 18th July 2017
Time: 10.30am – 12.00pm
Venue:  Habitat Nowra, 56 Worrigee St, Nowra NSW 2541

You will have the opportunity to speak with a current serving member in the ADF and learn what
inspires and motivates them as well the career opportunities available in the Australian Defence Force.
Submit your expression of interest by completing your details in the form below or email

Download the PDF file HERE