Expression of Interest - Audit and Risk Committee

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Wangaratta Rural City Council is seeking expressions of interest for the appointment of an independent member for its Audit & Risk Committee.

The committee supports Council in discharging its oversight responsibilities related to financial and performance reporting, risk management, fraud prevention, internal controls, and assurance activities including internal and external audit and compliance with its policies and legal obligations.

It performs its role by monitoring, reviewing, endorsing and advising Council on matters set out in its charter, which can be found on our website at

The committee meets 5 times per year and comprises 6 members – 4 independent members and 2 councillors. An allowance is provided per meeting (please refer to the Expression of Interest attached).

Council is seeking to appoint an independent member to the committee for a 3-year term commencing in March 2024, with an option to extend for a further term.

Applicants are required to confirm a relevant degree qualification demonstrate their experience in the fields of finance, risk, audit and public sector management in their expression of interest.

An information pack including the role description, eligibility requirements and selection criteria and an EOI form is available to download below:

Information Pack_Audit and Risk Committee Vacancy(PDF, 1MB)

How to apply

Expressions of interest must include the following:

  • a cover letter
  • a submission addressing the eligibility requirements and selection criteria
  • Resume
  • Two professional referees with their contact details

Applications are to be submitted either via hard copy or digitally:


 Postal Address Wangaratta Rural City Council
PO Box 238
Wangaratta VIC 3676 
 Envelope & Marking

Sealed envelope marked:
"Confidential Application - Independent Member
Audit & Risk Committee"


Email Address 
Information to be in the title of the email  Confidential email with the title:

“Confidential Application – Independent Member Audit & Risk Committee”

Applications close on 23 February 2024.