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Council seeks community member for Audit Committee

12 May, 2022

Gunnedah Shire Council is seeking a suitably qualified community member for appointment to Gunnedah Shire Council’s Audit Committee.

The Audit Committee’s role is to provide independent assurance and assistance to Council on risk management, control frameworks and internal audit.

The committee has a minimum of two independent external members (the chair and a member) and one councillor.

The Committee meets a minimum of four times a year in the Council Chambers.

 The vacant position is for a four-year term and Council is seeking a candidate with one or more of the following categories of skills and experience in:

  • Accounting or related strong financial management experience and an understanding of accounting and auditing in a public sector environment; and/or
  • Legal qualifications and experience; and/or
  • Risk management qualification and experience.

Applications close at 4pm on Monday, 30 May, 2022. Expressions of Interest can be emailed to or mailed to:

Private and Confidential

Expression of Interest – Audit Committee External Member

Gunnedah Shire Council

PO Box 63


The information pack outlining required skills and experience for external Audit Committee members is available on Council’s website at

For more information, contact Council’s Manager Governance and Legal Alice McLean on (02) 6740 2100 or


For more information, contact Gunnedah Shire Council’s media team on (02) 6740 2100.