Department of Regional NSW
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Local Land Services Board Members

Local Land Services Board Members

  • 500268
  • Community
  • Governance
  • Projects
  • Regulatory and Compliance
  • Senior Executive

Are you passionate about securing the future of agriculture and the environment for NSW?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for 24 people, from all walks of life, to join one of our 11 local boards.  This includes 23 Local Board member roles and the Chair of South East Local Land Services.

Our Local Boards play a pivotal role in connecting us with landholders, community and industry groups to identify the issues and appropriate government response to matters including agricultural production, sustainable land management, contemporary plant and animal biosecurity, animal welfare and emergency management, especially biosecurity and natural disaster.

Given the diversity of our rural communities, we are interested in applicants who reflect the diversity of their regional community and primary industries. 

If you have demonstrated skills, knowledge and experience in one of more of the following areas, we would like to hear from you:

  • Leadership, strategic planning and management
  • Community participation and regional service delivery
  • Community engagement, including working with land managers, Landcarers and advisory groups
  • Industry, government and/or community partnerships
  • Audit, financial control, reporting and risk management
  • Primary industries or providing services to support this sector
  • Contemporary biosecurity programs in animal and plant health, pest and weed management
  • Emergency management, especially biosecurity and natural disasters
  • Natural resource management and biodiversity conservation
  • Working with Aboriginal groups and communities and/or local government.

Our local board and chair appointments are governed by the Appointment Standards: Boards and Committees in the Public Sector and relevant provisions of the Local Land Services Act 2013.

You can read more about these exciting roles in the Board Member Recruitment Pack

Applications close 30 August 2022 at 11:55pm.  All applications must be submitted online and include your current resume and a cover letter telling us why you’re a great fit.

For any enquiries or support with the recruitment process, please contact Sue-Anne Nicol, Director Strategy, Performance and Engagement on 0409 724 992 or


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