Situated in the historical Lyons Cottage along the Esplanade, Aboriginal Bush Traders is one of Darwin’s most unique attractions. Our retail gallery exhibits a range of authentic Indigenous products, and is complimented by our Café, which focuses on using native Australian products and bush tucker in our menu.

Aboriginal Bush Traders is 100% not-for-profit.





For 40,000 years Aboriginal people have been harvesting bush tucker; today Aboriginal Bush Traders is serving it up with a modern twist! Native Australian products are the showpiece of our cakes, teas, dampers, jams, sandwiches and salads.

Visit us at historic Lyons Cottage in the heart of the CBD for Breakfast, Lunch and Coffee.

Trading Hours

Monday - Friday 7.30am - 3.00pm


Aboriginal Bush Traders Coordinator

The ABT Coordinator supports the ABT Manager in the delivery of daily operations of the Aboriginal Bush Traders Gallery and Cafe. The position is responsible for ensuring the success of quality and well attended gallery exhibitions and general retail sales. The ABT Coordinator will be highly organised and have exceptional communication skills. 

We are looking for an organised and motivated candidate with:

Industry knowledge and understanding of Indigenous art, specifically within the NT; Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and of issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in contemporary Australian society; Experience in events and exhibition coordination; Exceptional organisation and communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment; Experience in retail sales with a demonstrated ability to meet and exceed financial targets.

How to apply 
To apply for this position, please submit a recent resume along with a covering letter addressing the selection criteria to recruitment@ironbark.org.au


Art, culture and bush harvest products are integral to our communities and have strong potential for creating jobs and developing our communities through Indigenous tourism. Ironbark Aboriginal Corporation established Aboriginal Bush Traders in 2008 to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who want to engage in these economic activities in a sustainable way.

Our retail store

74 The Esplanade
Darwin City NT 0800

Easter Opening Hours
Mon – Thu: 9am – 4pm
Good Friday: Closed
Easter Saturday: Closed
Easter Sunday: Closed
Easter Monday: Closed

Gallery Open
Monday - Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm
Saturday 9.00am - 2.00pm

Café Open
Monday - Friday 7.30am - 3.00pm

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