Applications now open for member appointments for the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust

Dept of Climate Change, Energy, Environment & Water

Applications are now open for Sydney Harbour Federation Trust member appointments.

The Harbour Trust manages extraordinary places of national and international significance. The sites are:

  • Cockatoo Island
  • North Head Sanctuary in Manly
  • Headland Park in Mosman
  • Sub Base Platypus in Neutral Bay
  • Woolwich Dock and Parklands
  • the former Marine Biological Station at Watsons Bay
  • Macquarie Lightstation in Vaucluse.

The Harbour Trust’s role is to rehabilitate prominent former Defence sites on Sydney Harbour and open them for public access under the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Act 2001.

Its purpose is to protect, conserve and interpret the environmental and heritage values, and ensure sites can be enjoyed by everyone.

Members set the strategic direction of the Harbour Trust and monitor its implementation by Harbour Trust management.

We are seeking applications from experienced board members to join the Harbour Trust with experience or knowledge in at least one of the following fields:

  • local government
  • military service
  • environmental and heritage conservation or heritage interpretation
  • Indigenous culture
  • land planning and management
  • business, financial, property or asset management
  • tourism or marketing
  • law.

We are particularly interested in applicants with a local government perspective or experience.

To apply

To apply for a member position, please complete the online application.

Applications close 11.30pm AEDT Sunday 3 March 2024.

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