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Call for Members

Call for Expressions of Interest in membership of the Waste Authority

The Minister for Environment is seeking expressions of interest for the positions of Chairman of the Waste Authority, Deputy Chairman and three members, in accordance with Part 2 of the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Act 2007.

The Act establishes the Waste Authority board that provides advice and makes recommendations to the Minister for Environment and CEO on matters relating to this Act.  The Waste Authority is responsible for developing and coordinating implementation of the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Strategy 2030 and administering the Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery Account.  The constitution and proceedings of the Waste Authority are outlined in Schedule 1 of the Act.

The Act requires that to be appointed, all members should have skill, experience and knowledge in matters relating to sustainability, waste services, or waste avoidance and resource recovery or have a particular function or vocational interest relevant to the functions of the Waste Authority, and to be able to make a contribution to the functions of the Authority.

Expressions of interest should clearly state whether the expressed interest is in relation to the position of Chairman, Deputy Chairman or member or all positions.

Expressions of interest should be marked ‘CONFIDENTIAL’ and forwarded to:

Mike Rowe
Director General
Department of Water and Environmental Regulation
Locked Bag 10
JOONDALUP  DC  WESTERN AUSTRALIA  6919

Closing date 5pm, 1 May 2019.

Please note that a person appointed as a member of the Waste Authority cannot also be employed under part 3 of the Public Sector Management Act 1994.

Download the information package here.
If you have any questions please contact the Executive Officer, Waste Avoidance and Resource Recovery, Department of Water and Environmental Regulation on (08) 6364 6965.