Hepburn Shire Council is seeking applications from interested community members to be appointed to its Audit and Risk Advisory Committee.

The Audit and Risk Advisory Committee is appointed to assist the review of activities of management, the internal audit function and the external auditor to facilitate the achievement of overall organisational objectives in an efficient and effective manner.

Nominations are now open for the appointment of two community members to serve on the Committee as external independent members.

The Committee acts as an advisory body to Council and makes recommendations to Council for consideration. Final decision making rests with Council.

New members will be appointed for four years.  Meetings are held quarterly in Daylesford and are on Monday afternoons.

Nominees should:

  1. Be able to demonstrate a broad understanding of some or all of financial management/reporting risk management; governance and compliance;
  2. Be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role of local government; and
  3. Be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals, organisations and professionals.

Application forms and the Committee’s Charter are available from Council offices or can be downloaded here – Form – Application for Audit and Risk Advisory Committee Independent Members – 2019.

The Charter can be downloaded here – Audit and Risk Advisory Committee Charter – 2019

Completed applications detailing your interest in the committee and experience, including your resume, should be forwarded to the Governance and Risk Team, Hepburn Shire Council, PO Box 21 Daylesford VIC 3160 or shire@hepburn.vic.gov.au by Sunday 8 December 2019. 

For enquiries or for a copy of the Committee Charter, please contact Katherine Toom, Coordinator Governance and Information.

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