Expressions of Interest

The NSW Government is inviting expressions of interest for membership of the Heritage Council of NSW’s Committees and Advisory Panels.

There are 20 positions that are required to be filled during this process.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 11:59pm on Sunday 2 May 2021.

We are looking for people with a broad knowledge and skill set that have a passion for heritage, including Aboriginal cultural heritage outcomes.

We are seeking professional experience in any of the following areas:

  • Aboriginal heritage
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • The building, development and property industries
  • Conservation of the environmental heritage
  • Engineering
  • New South Wales or Australian history
  • Local government
  • Moveable heritage
  • Natural heritage
  • Planning
  • Property, planning or environmental law
  • Property economics
  • Rural interests
  • Cultural landscapes
  • Interpretation/communications
  • Cultural tourism
  • Access
  • Disaster preparedness
  • Climate change
  • Fire safety and protection.

Specifically, we would like to hear from you if you:

  • are interested in membership of the Approvals Committee and are a practicing senior heritage architect who has an excellent understanding of building regulation
  • are interested in membership of the State Heritage Register Committee and you are a practicing historian, preferably with expertise in the area of Aboriginal or Colonial history in NSW; or if you have expertise in local government; heritage planning; archaeology; architecture
  • are interested in membership of the Heritage Advisory Panel and have expertise in local government; risk preparedness; museums, curatorial, moveable heritage; planning; climate change/sustainability; landscape architecture
  • are interested in membership of the Technical Advisory Panel and have expertise in fire safety; fire engineering; disability access; building materials conservation; building and structural engineering (all with reference to heritage buildings).

For further information, including on how to apply, please refer to the Application Kit:

For any further enquiries, please contact the Heritage Council of NSW Secretariat by phone 02 9873 8579 or email. 

Please email to your application to HeritageCouncil.Secretariat@environment.nsw.gov.au

The closing date for receipt of applications is 11:59pm on Sunday 2 May 2021.