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2020 Vacancies


Murujuga Commercial Limited

Murujuga Community Expert Directors

Pilbara, WA



The Nominations Committee of Murujuga Commercial Limited are seeking expressions of interest from experts within the Murujuga community with relevant professional skills to be an Expert Community Director in this exciting start up.




In 2006, Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation (MAC) was incorporated as the approved Corporate Body to administer the contractual obligations of the Burrup and Maitland Industrial Estates Agreement. MAC aims to bring the three contracting parties (comprising the Ngarluma-Yindjibarndi, Yaburara-Mardudhunera, and the Wong-Goo-Tt-Oo) to the Burrup and Maitland Industrial Estates Agreement (BMIEA) together to speak with one voice and to work together in solidarity to achieve positive economic outcomes for the contemporary Murujuga community and its future generations.


The newly established Commercial Unit is a group of companies sitting under MAC which collectively investigate, pursue and operate commercial ventures. Its role will be to generate economic sustainability through the operation of commercial ventures including, for example, joint ventures, alliances and partnerships, micro businesses and the development of income producing assets, for example land assets. 


The Role

Murujuga Commercial Limited Board will comprise of up to two (2) Independent Expert Directors, up to two (2) Expert MAC Directors who are also members of the Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation Board and up to two (2) Expert Community Directors who are also members of the Murujuga Aboriginal Corporation. Directors will be remunerated and will bring expertise, specialist skill and cultural integrity to fellow board members on Murujuga Commercial Limited. The role of Expert Community Director will be a vital cultural asset in strategic design, and pivotal for future funds to build generations of strength. 


The Criteria

The Nominations Committee will value professionals with the relevant skills, experience and values to perform this integral role to the highest standards of knowledge, understanding and integrity. 


Applicants are required to have specialist expertise in business-related strategy and at least 2 years Board experience. The ideal candidate will have successfully completed a Company Director’s course, have tertiary qualifications in a relevant field and possess Indigenous sector and regional knowledge. Applicants should be able to demonstrate skills in leadership, team-work and integrity evidenced through past positions, experiences and referees. 


How to apply

For an Expression of Interest information pack and further details on how to apply, please email Danielle Edman from The Forum for Directors of Indigenous Organisations (FDIO) at


Applications Close 14 December 2020


Warmun Community Inc

Chief Executive Officer

Salary $110-120,000.00

(plus other benefits)

The Warmun Community Inc (WCI) is seeking Expressions of Interest for this important position.

Warmun is an Aboriginal community in the East Kimberley region of Western Australia.  It sits on the Great Northern Highway, approximately 200km south-west of Kununurra, 160km north of Halls Creek and 800km northeast of Broome.  It is a well-established community with a floating population of around 6-700, mostly Gija people.  The majority of people reside in Warmun while up to a third of the population comes and goes from the surrounding outstations of Frog Hollow (largest outstation community with an approximate population of 60 people), Bow River, Norton Bore, Violet Valley and Crocodile Hole. Outstations have basic infrastructure; houses, water, diesel generated power supply, septic systems and road access. Frog Hollow also has a small Independent Aboriginal School.


Warmun Community and outstations are managed centrally by an incorporated body [Warmun Community (Turkey Creek) Incorporated] with an elected Community Council.  It has a police station (established in 2006) with two full-time police officers; a state government health clinic relocated and opened in 2014; a child protection worker; a school run by the Catholic Education Office of WA with student enrolments up to 120 from kindergarten to Year 9; an early learning centre with intake of around ten preschool children; a community owned roadhouse (Warmun Roadhouse) and store (Wungkul Store); the internationally acclaimed Warmun Art Centre and specialist Kija Rangers who manage a variety of environmental management programs.


Warmun Community’s main sources of funding are Commonwealth and State Government grants and income generated by community-owned enterprises.


A very special person is being sought to respectfully and professionally assist this strongly culturally-based community, which is striving to maintain traditional culture and values, and its leadership, address diverse and complex matters affecting its future social and economic development within a region that potentially offers many opportunities for social and economic advancement, including the arts and pastoral industries.


The preferred highly skilled manager will possess all the technical skills, knowledge and experience required to successfully manage the municipal services and diverse organizational operations of this self-managed community.  They will also demonstrate a deep commitment to the advancement of the Warmun community and its members.


The CEO:

  • is the principal staff member and carries overall responsibility for the successful day to day management and operation of WCI, including delivery of municipal services and a number of commercial enterprises,

  • is responsible for assisting the Council with strategic planning, identification and accessing of financial and other resources, implementing, monitoring and reporting on the success of municipal services and program delivery within Warmun, and

  • as required and directed, represent WCI and its Council in meetings with government, industry and the general public.


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For further information, duty statement, selection criteria and employment conditions please contact Alan Stewart, M 0417 932 246. E


Applications Close 5pm Friday 27 November 2020.



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