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Posted on 08-Feb-2021
Application Close Date: 08-Mar-2021
Water and land management
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2021 Board Appointments to Victoria's Catchment Management Authorities


It's an exciting time to make a difference to the Victorian Water Sector!!

The Minister for Water, the Hon Lisa Neville MP, is inviting expressions of interest for board members on Victoria's Catchment Management Authorities.

There are approximately 40 board positions including 6 chairperson positions that expire in 2021 on Catchment Management Authorities located across Victoria.

Catchment Management Authority board members are required to have experience and knowledge in one or more of the following areas:

  • land management,
  • water resources management and the water industry,
  • waterway management,
  • environment or natural resources management, including climate change adaptation,
  • primary industry,
  • strategic or business planning,
  • financial management,
  • community engagement
  • public administration and corporate governance,
  • risk and auditing,
  • traditional Aboriginal ecological knowledge, and
  • primary production (more than one half of the members of the Board of each CMA must be persons whose principal occupation is primary production (agriculture, apiculture, aquaculture, forestry or horticulture).

Board appointments for Catchment Management Authorities commence 1 October 2021.

Applicants are required to apply online via the Get on Board  website – (search under Vacancies). Here you will find further information regarding the appointment process, the available positions and information on the Victorian water sector.

The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring that government boards and committees reflect the rich diversity of the Victorian community. We encourage applications from women, people of all ages, Aboriginal people, people with disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and from lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, gender diverse and intersex people.

If you need assistance or require adjustments to fully participate in the application or interview process, please contact the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning at

Applications close midnight Monday 8 March 2021.

When attaching documentation, please attach only your curriculum vitae, up to a maximum of 5 pages.