Expression of Interest for Audit, Risk & Improvement Committee Members

On display until 01 August 2024, 05:00 PM

We are seeking Expressions of Interest for independent members (including Chairperson) of the Byron Shire Council Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee.

Use the form below to apply before 1 August 2024.

Skills and experience

Qualifications, skills and experience are required in one or more of the following areas:

  • Governance
  • Risk and compliance
  • Accounting
  • Finance
  • Law
  • Senior management with the Government, Local Government or private sectors.

Members will be required to:

  • Possess strong leadership qualities.
  • Be able to lead effective committee meetings.
  • Maintain effective working relationships.

Applicants will need to meet certain eligibility requirements. Details are provided in the application pack along with remuneration details.

Role of the Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee

Each council must have an Audit, Risk and Improvement Committee, which has an advisory and assurance role, independently reviewing and advising on the following aspects of our operations:

  • Compliance
  • Risk management
  • Fraud control
  • Financial management
  • Governance
  • Implementation of the strategic plan, delivery program and strategies
  • Service reviews
  • Collection of performance measurement data by the council, and
  • Any other matters prescribed by the regulation.

The Committee must also provide information to Council to improve performance and advice on Council’s internal audit activities.


Read the Expression of Interest – Information Package(PDF, 130KB)

Express your interest using the form below before 1 August 2024, 5.00pm.

In addition to a resume, applicants are required to submit comprehensive responses to the eligibility and desirable selection criteria as part of their initial application.

Expression of Interest Application Form 

Shortlisted applicants will be notified if they are required to attend an interview.

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