Aboriginal Water and Environment Advisory Group

Are you an Aboriginal person with expertise and a strong interest in Aboriginal land and sea management, conservation, sustainable and cultural management of Western Australia’s water resources and environment?

The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation is seeking expressions of interest from Aboriginal people as regional representatives from across Western Australia to become members of the Aboriginal Water and Environment Advisory Group.

The purpose of the Advisory Group is to ensure that Aboriginal knowledge, values and needs are considered and appropriately addressed across the department’s strategies, policies, programs and planning for the management and regulation of the state’s environment and water resources.

Applicants must have knowledge that includes Aboriginal land and sea management, conservation and cultural management, effective communication, negotiation and stakeholder engagement skills, a strong understanding of policy and planning, and experience on committees or similar governance bodies.

Please refer to the Advisory Group's terms of reference

Submissions and further information

To submit an Expressions of Interest (EOI) form, please fill in the template below. The EOI should be submitted by 5.00pm, 30 August 2022. Please attach a current resume and/or cover letter outlining your experience relevant to this position.

New appointments will be made for a period of up to two years, with the option to apply for a second term. Members appointed to the group will be paid and travel/accommodation costs are covered in accordance with the department’s policies.

For further information about the Advisory Group, please contact the executive support team at Department of Water and Environmental Regulation on email (AWEAG@dwer.wa.gov.au) or call 6364 6697.

Expression of Interest Template

If you are interested in applying to become a member of the Advisory Group, please fill in the attached Expression of Interest Form.

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