Positions Vacant

Call for papers National Brain Injury Conference now open

Closing date: August 7, 2020

Brain Injury Australia invites people with a brain injury, their family members, researchers, clinicians, allied health professionals, service providers and policymakers to submit presentation proposals for Brain Injury Australia’s 8th National Brain Injury Conference – to be held from November 23rd to 25th 2020 in The Holme Building on the Camperdown campus of the University … Continued

National Disability Research Partnership (NDRP) Working Party | Expression of Interest

Closing date: August 9, 2020

The role of the working party is to help the NDRP build a disability-inclusive research program and deliver on its intended outcomes. Responsibilities will include participating in monthly meetings of the NDRP working party and some out of session meetings, engaging with stakeholders and contributing to documents produced for the NDRP activities. The working party are seeking up to two new members with disability who have a deep commitment to improving the lives of people with disability, an interest/understanding of inclusive research and preferably, strong networks with disability organisations in Australia.

Chairperson – Victorian Agriculture and Climate Change Council

Closing date: August 4, 2020

The newly established Victorian Agriculture and Climate Change Council (VACCC) is a ministerial advisory council, providing independent and strategic advice to the Minister for Agriculture on the agriculture sector and how it can respond to the impacts of climate change. The VACCC is expected to meet up to four times per year and will be comprised of a Chairperson and up to eight Members representing a broad range of industry and community stakeholders.  The VACC is currently seeking expressions of interest for the role of Chairperson. This role is to provide impartial high-level leadership for the Council and to guide members to deliver superior advice and support to the Minister for Agriculture and Agriculture Victoria.

Volunteer Board Member

Closing date: August 13, 2020

A casual vacancy has arisen for a person with disability to join the Board to maintain and further enhance it’s mix of skills and diversity at a time of national expansion and the development of a number of Social Enterprises. As a Board member, you will join a team responsible for the governance of DJA and overseeing the implementation of the Strategic Plan. You will assist in ensuring DJA’s statutory and legal obligations are met, approving, and monitoring the annual budget and monitoring the performance of the organisation and CEO. This position is a unique opportunity for you to make a valuable contribution to the governance and national expansion of DJA regardless of which state or territory you live in.

Information Officer

Closing date: August 10, 2020

This is a part-time position to support The CP Info Project team to review and evaluate established information resources, particularly online, that are designed to help people with cerebral palsy and their families make decision about services and supports. The ideal candidate for this position is highly self-motivated, possesses research and evaluation experience and skills (communication, community education type roles, developing information resources, managing, or producing content for websites). Experience in communication and information provision for people with a disability is highly desirable.