Shooting Sports Facilities Program Advisory Committee - Chair | Melbourne - CBD

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Posted on 29-Jun-2018
Application Close Date: 31-Dec-2018
Melbourne - CBD
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Expressions of Interest – Appointments to the Shooting Sports Facilities Program Advisory Committee

A Shooting Sports Facilities Program Advisory Committee (SSFPAC) was established in 2014 to provide advice to the Minister for Sport on applications received via the Shooting Sports Facilities Program. This program has resulted in 188 individual grants between 2014-2016, leveraging investment of up to $18.2 million into shooting sports across Victoria.

In the 2017-18 State Budget, Government announced a further $1 million of funding for the continuation of the Shooting Sports Facilities Program. This announcement has enabled a further round of competitive grants to be delivered as Round 3 of the Shooting Sports Facilities Program.

The Victorian Government is seeking Expressions of Interest for appointment to a new Committee. Available vacancies include a Chairperson and Member roles. Interested and suitably qualified individuals are encouraged to submit an Expression of Interest.

Candidates should have a strong appreciation of the opportunities and challenges associated with high shooting sports. They should also have professional skills, commercial acumen and governance experience, while demonstrating a strong understanding of the current needs and trends across the Victorian Shooting Sports sector.

The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring that Government boards and committees reflect the composition of the Victorian community. Women, young people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

This is a paid sessional position and members are eligible for limited remuneration. Members will be reimbursed for all travel requirements and other expenses properly incurred by them in attending official meetings.


Expressions of interest will be retained in a pool of candidates for consideration when vacancies arise. 

All candidates will be assessed against the criteria outlined in the relevant position description. A selection panel will shortlist applicants against the criteria and conduct interviews as required.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to undergo probity checks, including a national police check. They will also be required to declare any private interests and awareness of any potential conflicts of interest.

Recommendations of suitable candidates will be provided to the Minister for consideration as required.

How to Apply:

Candidates are required to register an account on the Get on Board website prior to applying online. Once you have registered an account with Get on Board, please click the apply online button below. 

You will have the opportunity to address the key selection criteria and outline relevant qualifications and experience at this point. 

Candidates should view the position description attached to the advertisement prior to applying.

Candidates are required to submit a resume outlining their relevant qualifications and experience. 

For further information, please contact Andrew Butterfield, Assistant Director, State Facilities and Major Projects, Department of Health and Human Services at or on (03) 9096 9802.