Board Vacancy

Board Member – Queen Victoria Women’s Centre

The Minister for Women and the Minister for the Prevention of Family Violence, the Honourable Natalie Hutchins MP, is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced people for board member positions on the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre Trust (the Trust), for a four year appointment commencing October 2018.

The Trust was established under the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre Trust Act 1994 to oversee the effective governance, promotion and management of the Queen Victoria Women’s Centre (the Centre). The Trust is responsible for setting the Centre’s long term strategic direction, ensuring high standards of conduct and overseeing the Centre’s financial performance.

Expressions of interest are sought from anyone with expertise in the following areas:

  • Financial and capital planning
  • Accounting
  • Legal
  • Fundraising
  • Communications and marketing
  • Heritage buildings
  • Women’s issues
  • Advocacy and government relations

Applicants are required to upload a current curriculum vitae and prepare a covering letter outlining their relevant skills, experience and knowledge in relation to the key selection criteria. Shortlisted candidates will be required to meet a series of probity requirements before being recommended for the Trust.

The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring that government boards and committees reflect the composition of the Victorian community. This includes appropriate representation of Indigenous and young Victorians, Victorians living with a disability, Victoria’s culturally diverse community and women.

It is government policy that new appointments to paid Victorian boards and Victorian courts will be at least 50 per cent women.

For further information please contact Bridget Palmer on 03 9096 1066 or

Applications can be made via

Applications close Monday 2 July.

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