Expressions of Interest


Camden Council is committed to open and transparent governance that meets the highest community expectations. Council is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced independent people for the position of independent external member of Council’s Business Assurance and Risk Committee.

Council’s Committee comprises three (3) independent members and two (2) Councillors (with the Chairperson being one of the independent members) and meets at least (4) times per year in Oran Park. Council’s Committee currently has two independent members appointed, one of whom is Chair, and is seeking to fill the third independent member position. This is an advisory committee to Council providing independent assurance, oversight and assistance to Council in the areas of risk, control, governance and financial reporting.

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Council invites Expressions of Interest for the third independent position to be submitted by 5pm,
Friday 21 April 2017.

Selection Criteria:

The following criteria will be utilised when assessing any Expression of Interest received:

Required Selection Criteria

(a)          knowledge and expertise in audit, risk and improvement functions;

(b)          experience in accounting or related management field including financial services, legal, risk
              management, business improvement or other business related field;

(c)          understanding of the role of local government;

(d)          understanding of the role of corporate governance in organisations;

(e)          previous experience serving on similar committees.

Desirable Selection Criteria:

(a)      understanding of the Macarthur Region, particularly Camden.


Submitting an Application and How to Seek Assistance:

Interested parties should address the selection criteria stated above and complete Attachment 1 to the Information Package.


  1. Expressions of Interest should comprise Attachment 1 completed;
  2. Expressions of Interest should be emailed to:

Ms Michelle Brockwell

Business Assurance Officer Camden Council


  1. Submissions should be clearly marked CONFIDENTIAL and refer to BUSINESS ASSURANCE AND RISK COMMITTEE MEMBER in the subject title.

All enquiries or requests for information should be directed to Ms Michelle Brockwell, Business Assurance Officer on 02 46455003 or at