Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment

Our organisation values fairness, care and courage. We are committed to an inclusive, supportive workplace and offer employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Reconciliation Action Plan 2015–2018

Our Reconciliation Action Plan 2015–2018 sets out the steps we will take to improve our service response to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Victoria.

Read more about our Reconciliation Action Plan 2015–2018.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy 2016–18

Our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy 2016–18 has been developed to support the delivery of our first Reconciliation Action Plan 2015–18.

Read more about our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy 2016–18.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander career pathways

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Clerkship Program

Victoria Legal Aid offers a Clerkship Program to law students who are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. We offer multiple clerkship positions throughout the year.

Read more about out Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Clerkship Program.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Graduate Law Program

Our Graduate Program invites applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander graduates who have completed their LLB (or equivalent) and are eligible to enroll in a Practical Legal Training course.

Read more about our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Graduate Law Program.

New Lawyers Program

The New Lawyers Program is offered to first and second-year lawyers over two years. Up to 12 positions are available, including two positions for applicants who are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

Read more about our New Lawyers Program

Other op​portunities

Other employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people include lawyers, Legal Help (phone line) lawyers, grants and administration roles, community legal education roles, complaints roles, legal assistance roles, management roles and roles within our corporate services and finance areas.

Opportunities are available in our Melbourne, Broadmeadows, Dandenong, Frankston, Ringwood, Sunshine, Ballarat, Bendigo, Geelong, Horsham, Morwell, Shepparton and Warrnambool offices.

Current vacancies can be viewed on our careers page.