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Community Members Wanted - Mullumbimby Hospital Site Project Reference Group

Would you like to contribute to the future use of the Mullumbimby Hospital Site?

Council has resolved to establish the Mullumbimby Hospital Site Project Reference Group, which will include a maximum of 18 members, comprised of: 

  • Ten to twelve relevant stakeholder groups
  • Three to five community members (individuals)
  • Three Councillors 

The PRG will work together with Council staff, for a period of 12 months, subject to review and extension by Council. 

The PRG’s purpose is to propose and consider potential uses for the best outcome from the future use of the site for Byron Shire Council, the Brunswick Valley community and its other stakeholders. 

Terms and conditions for the PRG, including its purpose and objectives, can be found in the draft Constitution on Council’s website at the following link:

Community members wishing to contribute to this process are encouraged to apply as below. Stakeholder groups will be identified through a separate process.

Individuals must demonstrate the following: 

1)     a direct interest and connection to the Brunswick Valley community, and either: 

        a) involvement in the Mullumbimby Hospital acquisition process;

        b) experience in community services or groups; or,

        c) direct commercial business experience and skills.

2)     strong communication and interpersonal skills

3)     ability to work in a group environment for shared decision making supporting the principles             and objectives of the PRG for the benefit of the whole community

4)     capacity or willingness to access and utilise web based communications

5)     availability and commitment for the full duration of the process

All applications for nomination must be submitted on an approved nomination form. 

Nomination forms are available on Council’s website or contact Council to make alternate arrangements for acquiring a nomination form.

Nominations close:                24 August 2017

Enquiries:                            David Royston-Jennings

                                          Telephone: 02 6626 7171


Expressions of interest close: 
Thursday 24 August 2017 4.30pm

Please note: The canvassing of Councillors or Council staff in relation to this expression of interest may automatically result in disqualification.