The Murray-Darling Basin Authority (the Authority) is an independent expertise-based statutory agency that is responsible for planning the sustainable and integrated management of the Murray-Darling Basin’s water resources.
Expressions of interest are sought for two part-time member positions for an appointment period of up to four years.
Members must have a high level of expertise in one on more areas related to the Authority’s functions, including: water resource management; hydrology; freshwater ecology; resource economics; irrigated agriculture; public sector governance; financial management and indigeous matters relevant to Basin water resources.
Members must not be a member of the governing body of a relevant interest group. They will be required to travel regularly to Canberra and regional locations.
Further information on the Authority is available at http://www.mdba.gov.au/about-us/governance/authority .
Remuneration for the part-time positions on the Authority will be $67,380 per annum in line with the “2016-18 Principal Determination – Remuneration and Allowances for Holders of Part-Time Public Office” which can be found at http://www.remtribunal.gov.au/offices/part-time-offices .
The Authority meets nine full days a year usually on the first Tuesday of the month.
Applications may only be submitted online to the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.
Expressions of interest should outline your relevant experience and include a recent CV and the contact details of two referees, and be submitted by 5 pm Monday 13 March 2017.
Please contact Sue Grant on (02) 6272 4640 or Matt Kemp on (02) 6272 4713 or via email at