The role of the Animal Welfare Advisory Council (“the Council”) is to provide independent scientific expert advice to the NSW Government, based on the best available science and research, on animal welfare matters and proposed regulations.
We are seeking expressions of interest for people to join the Council. Members are appointed for a term of up to four years.
Members will be appointed on the basis of their skills and expertise. Experts will be drawn from the following categories:
We value diversity on the Council and encourage applications from all community groups including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, LGBTI, people with a disability and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
Selection and appointment of members will be undertaken in accordance with the Public Service Commissioner’s Appointment Standards: Boards and Committees in the NSW Public Sector.
Meetings are called by the Chair of the Council or at the request of the Minister. Ordinarily there will be four scheduled meetings of the Council in a calendar year. The Council may also be asked to consider items out of session, from time to time.
To be eligible for nomination you must:
To apply please provide a current resume and one-page cover letter outlining why you would be suitable for membership on the Council and how you meet the eligibility criteria to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications close 13 March 2020 at 11.55 pm.
For further information contact email@example.com