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Part time member of the Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority

Applications are invited from suitable persons wishing to be considered for appointment as a part time member of the Independent Liquor and Gaming Authority (the Authority). The successful candidate will be appointed to the Authority for a term of up to five years.

About the Authority

The Authority is established under the Gaming and Liquor Administration Act 2007 as an independent statutory decision-maker responsible for a range of casino, liquor, registered club and gaming machine regulatory functions. These include, for example, the determination of complex and contentious licensing and disciplinary matters under the liquor and gaming legislation.

Members of the Authority are appointed by the Governor on the recommendation of the responsible Minister following Cabinet endorsement. The Minister cannot recommend a person’s appointment unless satisfied that the person possesses the highest standard of integrity.

The Authority board currently meets on a monthly basis during business hours in Sydney, and also conducts business out of session by way of face-to-face meetings, email and telephone.

Interested applicants can find out more about the Authority at www.liquorandgaming.nsw.gov.au/independent-liquor-and-gaming-authority

Requirements

Candidates will need to demonstrate their capability to deliver results as a member of a statutory board, public company or non-government board.  This background may include government regulation, legal, strategic land use planning or related fields of regulatory sensitivity and complexity. High level decision making and dispute resolution skills are required, as are exceptional stakeholder management and leadership capability to lead a high performing board in a dynamic regulatory environment. Tertiary qualifications in law, planning or finance or related fields are preferred.

Please refer to the position description attached for more information about the selection criteria.

As part of the assessment and appointment process there will also be a merit list prepared that will remain valid for a period of up to two years.

Members of the Authority will be subject to a privacy and confidentiality deed of non-disclosure, and must declare any conflicts of interest. Applicants will be required to undergo a probity assessment.

Interested applicants should email their applications to ilga.secretariat@liquorandgaming.nsw.gov.au.

Closing date for applications is Sunday, 16 June 2019.