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Board and committee vacancies

Ongoing vacancies

Department of Agriculture , Fisheries and Forestry -

The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry has many statutory and non statutory bodies that play an important role in ensuring the future prosperity of Australia’s rural industries.

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These positions offer the chance to influence the future of our agricultural industries and to set the agenda on important issues such as research and development. Board membership offers opportunities for talented individuals to exercise their professional skills and expertise in entrepreneurship, governance, strategic planning and stakeholder communications. We particularly encourage participation and involvement from women, young people and indigenous groups.

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Department of Treasury and Finance -

The Government owns, on behalf of the Tasmanian community, a diverse portfolio of businesses, ranging in size and operating in a variety of commercial markets including the energy sector, port operations, transport, forestry and financial services.

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Directors of Government businesses are selected and appointed on the basis of their skills and experience, and the needs of the particular business. It is important that the appointment process is competency based, professional and transparent.  The Department of Treasury and Finance website has Guidelines for Government Business Board Appointments.

Current vacancies

Chairperson for Resource Management and Planning Appeal Tribunal

The Government of Tasmania is seeking expressions of interest from experienced legal practitioners who wish to be considered for appointment as Chairperson of RMPAT.  The position will be based in Hobart but intrastate travel will be required.  The position is available, with an Acting Chairperson currently appointed.

To be eligible for appointment a candidate must be an Australian lawyer within the meaning of the Legal Profession Act 2007 of not less than 5 years' standing as an Australian legal practitioner.

Appointment is by the Governor-in-Council for a period of five years. The Chairperson receives remuneration of $301,072 per year.

An Information Package, including selection criteria, is available by contacting:

David Sealy, Statutory Appointments Officer
Phone: (03) 6165 4938

The Information Package can also be accessed under “Positions Vacant” on the Department of Justice’s website.

Responses must contain a curriculum vitae and the names of two (2) professional and confidential referees. Applicants should refer to the published selection criteria when completing their expression of interest. Assessments will be made against these criteria as a minimum. Expressions of Interest should be marked “PERSONAL & CONFIDENTIAL” and sent electronically to; or

Human Resources
Recruitment and Establishment
GPO Box 825
HOBART  TAS    7001

Applications must be received by close of business Friday 1 December 2017.

Application will be acknowledged when received.