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Be part of the solution for all Territorians. Choose a career in policymaking in the Northern Territory Government.


As a policymaker within the Northern Territory Government, you have the opportunity to effect real change on a range of local, public, and national policy issues.

Do you have public policy knowledge or experience in economics, environment, social, law, intergovernmental relations or related fields? Then why not explore the mid- to senior level policy opportunities currently available within the Northern Territory Government?

A policy role within the Northern Territory Government requires a broad range of skills and flexibility to respond to a fast-paced environment.

Apply your expertise in research and analysis to explore the issues that affect the Territory, and use this information to provide high quality strategic advice. Collaborate with team members on planning and developing strategies, and work with stakeholders across all sectors of government, non-government organisations, local business and industry.

Assist in coordinating inter-agency and governmental participation in strategic public policy development and implementation. Be involved in a broad range of projects and utilise your interpersonal skills to liaise and collaborate with the diverse cultures and communities of the Territory.

As part of the small, professional policy team you will receive a competitive salary package, as well as support to develop your career within the Northern Territory Government.


Available positions

Director Strategic Policy and Planning

Fixed (Temporary) - Fulltime
Closes: 03/02/2019

Senior Administrative Officer 2 - Remuneration Package $155,923 - $169,796 (including salary $135,674 - $147,876) or Executive Contract Officer 1 - Remuneration Package $217,533

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