Trustee of the Shrine of Remembrance

Shrine of Remembrance Trustees | Public administration

Overview

Role length:
Sessional, More than 3 years
Meetings:
Bimonthly, Half day meetings
Location:
Melbourne - Southern Metro
Salary:
Sessional rates

About the board

Exciting opportunity to join the Shrine of Remembrance Trustees

An exciting opportunity is currently open to contribute to the strategic direction of Victoria's National War Memorial, which honours the service and sacrifice of Australians in war, conflict, peacemaking and peacekeeping.

About the role

The Shrine of Remembrance Trustees are responsible for the care, management, maintenance and preservation of the Shrine of Remembrance; and for the care, management, maintenance and improvement of the reserve land. The duties of the Trustees are defined under Section 4 of the Shrine of Remembrance Act 1978 (the Act).

Who we're looking for

The Department of Families, Fairness and Housing (DFFH) invites expressions of interest from interested Victorians to become a Shrine Trustee.

Under the Act, successful candidates are to have experience and skills in, and knowledge of, one or more of the following:

  • governance;
  • marketing, advertising or public relations;
  • asset management;
  • public education;
  • architecture, building or engineering;
  • business,
  • finance or administration;
  • fundraising;
  • public affairs;
  • community engagement;
  • veterans affairs;
  • military service.

Military service is not a requirement for a general Shrine Trustee position.

What you need to apply

There are two upcoming vacancies on the Shrine Trustees. To be considered, please provide your CV and a covering letter as part of the application process. Applications close 22 February 2024.

You will be contacted if you are shortlisted for a position.

Please forward any queries about the nomination process to veterans@dffh.vic.gov.au

The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring that government boards and committees reflect the rich diversity of the Victorian community.

We encourage applications from people of all ages, Aboriginal people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and from lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, gender diverse, intersex and queer people. We provide adjustments to the recruitment process upon request.

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