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Heritage Council Member and Alternate Member Vacancies

PTO | Planning water and land

Posted on 03 March 2023
Closed on 20 March 2023


Sessional, 2-3 years
Bimonthly, All day meetings
Vic - various
Sessional rates

About the board

The Heritage Council of Victoria is an independent statutory authority made up of ten members and ten alternate members and established under the Heritage Act 2017.

The Heritage Council is responsible for the identification and protection of places and objects of cultural heritage significance to the state of Victoria.

Information on the Council's recent work - including recent hearing decisionsExternal Link and project workExternal Link is available from the Heritage Council websiteExternal Link .

About the role

The Minister for Planning is seeking expressions of interest for the following Heritage Council positions:

  • One member who is an Aboriginal person and has relevant experience or knowledge of cultural heritage
  • One member with recognised skills or expertise in the area of history
  • One alternate member with recognised skills or expertise in the area of engineering / building construction
  • One alternate member with recognised skills or expertise in urban or regional planning
  • One alternate member with demonstrated understanding, expertise or interest in the State’s heritage or in the management of heritage places.

Who we're looking for

The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring the diversity of our boards represents the diversity of our communities. Women, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, people with a disability, young people, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, gender diverse and intersex people are encouraged to apply.

Applicants from rural and regional Victoria are also encouraged to apply.

What you need to apply

Please see the attached position descriptions for more information about each role.

Applicants are required to provide an Expression of Interest letter and a detailed CV.

Applicants are required to register an account on the Join a Public Board website ( Link ) prior to applying online.

We will provide adjustments to the recruitment process upon request.

Applicants with further questions should contact Damien Welch, Executive Officer, Heritage Council on (03) 8508 2776.

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