Employment opportunities 2020-09-09T11:42:08+09:30

Women’s Shelter Solicitor – 2+ years PAE in Civil and/or Family Law

18- month contract for service

TEWLS is seeking a Civil and/or Family Law Solicitor with energy, passion and a commitment to women’s issues to join our practice. Successful applicants will be organised and self-motivated with at least two (2) years post-admission experience in Civil and/or Family Law. This is a new position in our practice.

If you are looking for a fulfilling opportunity to assist women in the Top End across civil and family law through the provision of legal services, law reform and community legal education, this is the perfect role for you!

If you wish to apply for the position and join a small energised, collegiate, high achieving team, please submit a resume and a statement addressing both essential and desirable selection criteria: TEWLS – Women’s Shelters Solicitor – Position Description and Selection Criteria – Closes 27 September 2020

Send your application to

TEWLS Managing Solicitor, Vanessa Lethlean

Email: admin@tewls.org.au

Applications will close 11:59pm, Sunday 27 September 2020.

If the above position is not suited to you, but you still want to get involved in the work of TEWLS, we would love your support! You can find more information about volunteering, as well as internship and placement opportunities here.

Civil Solicitor – 2+ years PAE in Civil and/or Family Law

15- month contract for service

TEWLS is seeking a Civil and/or Family Law Solicitor with energy, passion and a commitment to women’s issues to join our practice. Successful applicants will be organised and self-motivated with at least two (2) years post-admission experience in Civil and/or Family Law. This is a new position in our practice.

If you are looking for a fulfilling opportunity to assist women in the Top End across civil and family law through the provision of legal services, law reform and community legal education, this is the perfect role for you!

If you wish to apply for the position and join a small energised, collegiate, high achieving team, please submit a resume and a statement addressing both essential and desirable selection criteria: TEWLS – Civil Solicitor – Project Description and Selection Criteria 2020 – closes 27 September 2020

Send your application to

TEWLS Managing Solicitor, Vanessa Lethlean

Email: admin@tewls.org.au

Applications will close 11:59pm, Sunday 27 September 2020.

If the above position is not suited to you, but you still want to get involved in the work of TEWLS, we would love your support! You can find more information about volunteering, as well as internship and placement opportunities here.

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Client and Community Project Officer 

15- month project

TEWLS is seeking a Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Client and Community Project Officer with energy, passion and a commitment to women’s issues to join our practice. Successful applicants will be organised and self-motivated  This is a new position in our practice.

If you are looking for a fulfilling opportunity to assist women in the Top End through the provision of legal services, law reform and community legal education, this is the perfect role for you!

If you wish to apply for the position and join a small energised, collegiate, high achieving team, please submit a resume and a statement addressing both essential and desirable selection criteria: TEWLS – Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Client and Community Project Officer – Position Description and Selection Criteria – closes 27 September 2020

Send your application to

TEWLS Managing Solicitor, Vanessa Lethlean

Email: admin@tewls.org.au

Applications will close 11:59pm, Sunday 27 September 2020.

If the above position is not suited to you, but you still want to get involved in the work of TEWLS, we would love your support! You can find more information about volunteering, as well as internship and placement opportunities here.

“Quick Exit” button

The TEWLS website has a “quick exit” button in the top right-hand corner of the page.

This button will close the TEWLS website and open the Bureau of Meteorology website. You may need to use this button if you are worried that someone is watching you use the computer or that you have been looking at the TEWLS website.

The “quick exit” button does not delete your browse history. This means that if someone checks your browser history, they will be able to see that you have visited then TEWLS website.

Do you speak a language other than English?

If you would like to speak to TEWLS with an interpreter:

You can call TEWLS on 1800 234 441 and ask to speak to us with an interpreter. We can organise this for free.You will need to tell us your name, your phone number and the language that you speak. We will then call you back with an interpreter on the phone.

TEWLS are able to organise interpreters for most languages, including Aboriginal languages and Auslan.

You can also organise for TEWLS to contact you:

To organise for TEWLS to contact you, please complete the form through the “Make an Appointment” button on the TEWLS home page.

Do you want to access the TEWLS website in a language other than English?

If you would like to listen to the TEWLS website in an
Aboriginal language:

TEWLS has had four Top End Aboriginal languages recorded for this website. You can click the “play” button to listen to these recordings.

The languages that are currently available are:

  • – Murrinh-Patha
  • – Tiwi
  • – Warlpiri
  • – Yolngu Matha

If you would like to read the TEWLS website in a language other than English:

The TEWLS website is able to be translated to lots of different languages. To change the language settings, press “Select Language” in the top bar and choose the language that you speak.

More about hiding your history

Remember, deleting large parts of your internet history may be dangerous. This is because it may tell someone that you do not want your internet history to be found.

If you need help with online safety and/or technological safety, you can visit the eSafety Commissioner website here or you can call 1800 RESPECT on their 24-hour telephone counselling and support service. If you are in danger, you should call the Police on 000.