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Posted on 02-Dec-2019
Application Close Date: 05-Jan-2020
Melbourne - CBD
Public Land Management
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Forthcoming vacancies on Royal Botanic Gardens Board 

The Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change is seeking expressions of interest for seven positions, including the Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson, on the Royal Botanic Gardens Board. The term of appointment for members is due to commence on 9 April 2020. 

The Royal Botanic Gardens Board is responsible for the management of the Melbourne Gardens and Cranbourne Gardens and has a range of functions including conservation of the state botanical collection and the National Herbarium and providing use of the botanic gardens for education, public enjoyment and tourism. 

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

Applicants will be shortlisted based on their skills, experience and knowledge in relation to the following areas: botany and horticulture; business management, financial management or public administration; recreation provision, education or tourism; and nature conservation.  

How to apply:  

Applicants are required to register an account on the Get on Board website prior to applying online.  

Applicants will have the opportunity to address the key selection criteria and outline relevant qualifications and experience when completing the online application.   

Applicants should view all documents attached to the advertisement prior to applying.  

Applicants are invited to look at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) support modules at for its agencies to learn about how DELWP selects its board members and other recommended reading.  

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 us on the details below. 

Applicants with further enquiries or those with difficulties in accessing the documents should contact DELWP on (03) 9194 1171, using the National Relay Service 133 677 if required, or email Kirsty McAuliffe at 

Expressions of Interest close midnight Sunday 5 January 2020.