Douglas Shire Council is currently seeking nominations by expression of interest to fill two (2) positions to sit on Council’s Audit Committee for a fixed term of 12 months from appointment.

  • Independent Chairperson
  • Independent External Member

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person who has the relevant skills, experience and desire to undertake a challenging but fulfilling role.

Eligibility Requirements

Council is seeking members of the public with appropriate legal and/or financial skills and experience in business, governance and internal auditing, accounting or management.

A current or previous Councillor or Staff member of the Douglas Shire Council are not eligible to be appointed as Audit Committee Chair.

The Audit Committee Chair and Independent External Member are entitled to fees for preparation and attendance at meetings.

For further details refer to the Audit Committee Terms of Reference.

Further information may be obtained from:

Governance Manager on 4099 9420

Applications close on Friday 10th July 2020. 

Your Expression of Interest must consist of the following:

  • a covering letter, no longer than 3 pages, detailing your suitability, relevant skills and experience for the position and;
  • Resume

EOI should be forwarded to:

Douglas Shire Council
PO Box 723
Mossman, QLD 4873

Or email: