Research Assistant - Towards Truth Project

Public Interest Advocacy Centre

Applications Closing: Monday, August 19, 2019 - 17:00

‘Towards Truth’ is a collaborative partnership of the Indigenous Law Centre at UNSW (ILC) and PIAC. The project will provide practical, foundational support for the truth-telling process called for in the Uluru Statement from the Heart.

Join our Towards Truth Project 
The Research Assistant will support the pilot phase of the Towards Truth project by helping to develop the methodology and legal and policy research plan for the project. The Research Assistant will also help with coordinating, monitoring and supporting the legal and policy research work of the research team (comprising pro bono lawyers and interns) and establishing a Steering Committee.

Applicants will be an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person. The applicant will have demonstrated research and analytical skills, and understanding of the law, good interpersonal skills and be committed to the implementation of the Uluru Statement from the Heart.  

Further enquiries can be directed to Daniela Gavshon on
Applications close: 5pm Monday 19 August 2019

Category: Policy & Research
Field: Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander
Employment basis: Part-time, Contract
Salary Range: $66,000-$80,000
Job Location: Sydney CBD
About us

Join a leader in social justice and make a real difference to people’s lives. 

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) uses litigation, public policy development, communication and training to promote social justice in a practical and strategic way. We are a respected independent, non-profit organisation.

Contact details
Contact Name: Daniela Gavshon
Contact Email:
How to apply

Applications should be no longer than 5 pages in total and comprise a cover letter, resume, and a statement addressing the selection criteria. A position description including selection criteria can be downloaded at

Date posted: 06 August 2019

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