Forthcoming Vacancies on the Trust for Nature (Victoria) Board | Melbourne - CBD

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Posted on 21-Jun-2019
Application Close Date: 22-Jul-2019
Melbourne - CBD
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The Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, the Hon. Lily D'Ambrosio MP, is seeking expressions of interest for ten trustee positions, including the chairperson, for the Trust for Nature (TFN) Board.

Five positions are available for two-year terms and five positions are available for four-year terms. The terms of appointment for all members are due to commence on 9 December 2019.

TFN is established under the Victorian Conservation Trust Act 1972 and works with communities and private landholders in Victoria to permanently protect and enhance the diversity of our natural flora and fauna.


Applicants should have a demonstrated interest or expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Environment and conservation
  • Strategic planning
  • Business and financial management
  • Fundraising and philanthropy
  • Law
  • Aboriginal and cultural heritage
  • Agribusiness
  • Public administration and corporate governance


The Board and the Committees of the Board meet regularly in the Melbourne office. Candidates other than executive level public sector employees may be entitled to receive remuneration in the range of $357 - $432 per sitting.

The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring the diversity of our boards represents the diversity of our communities. Women, Aboriginal and 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.


How to apply:

Applicants are required to apply online via the Get on Board website – (search under vacancies). Here you will find further information regarding the recruitment process, the positions and information on Trust for Nature.

Applicants are invited to look at DELWP's support modules – – for its agencies to learn about how DELWP selects its board members and other recommended reading.

Expressions of Interest close COB Monday 22 July 2019.

We welcome applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and will provide reasonable adjustments as needed. If you need assistance or adjustments to fully participate in the application or interview process, please contact the department on the details below.


Applicants with further enquiries or those with difficulties in accessing the documents should contact the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning on (03) 9637 9941, using the National Relay Service 133 677 if required, or email Tony Mohorovic on or Natalie Baran on

Customer Service Centre 136 186