Expressions of Interest: Heritage Council of NSW

The Minister responsible for Heritage is seeking to appoint up to three (3) members to the Heritage Council of NSW.

The Heritage Council (the Council) is NSW government agency that works to ensure the protection, conservation and promotion of heritage in NSW. The Council recommends items for listing on the State Heritage Register, supports conservation and adaptive reuse, and builds community understanding of heritage.

This is your opportunity to shape heritage outcomes across NSW. We’re looking for individuals from a variety of professional backgrounds to contribute to the outcomes delivered by the Council.

You are invited to apply if you possess qualifications, knowledge and skills relating to any of the following areas: archaeology; 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 or cultural landscapes.

As a Member of the Heritage Council you will be expected to:

  • actively contribute to each Council meeting
  • provide effective and sound corporate governance
  • provide leadership, vision and strategic direction
  • provide innovative / new ways of thinking and
  • promote and enhance the profile and integrity of the Council

We are looking for people with a broad knowledge and skills, and with a passion for heritage.

The Heritage Council meets monthly and members are remunerated in accordance with NSW Government guidelines.

For further information, including on how to apply, please download the Information Pack  and Application Form . A copy of this advertisement is available here .

For any further enquiries, contact the Secretariat, Heritage NSW:

Phone:            02 9873 8579


Applications should be sent via email to The Secretariat, Heritage NSW:

The closing date for receipt of applications is 11:59pm on Wednesday, 13 October 2021