DJAG seeks First Nations Justice Officer

The Department of Justice and Attorney-General (DJAG) is seeking a First Nations Justice Officer to lead the recently established First Nations Justice Office.

The executive director-level role will set the strategic direction for the Office, which will have a role in engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities on justice issues and provide a departmental resource for communications with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

The Office will be responsible for working in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to co-design a specific whole-of-government and community (justice) strategy, support the Queensland Government representative on the Justice Policy Partnership (JPP), and lead and advise on all work to reduce the incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults and children as part of the National Agreement on Closing the Gap.

More information on the role, applications for which close on 21 October, is available from SmartJobs. Once the First Nations Justice Officer has commenced in the role, the other roles within the office will be advertised.

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