Community Members, Victims Advisory Board

Community Members, Victims Advisory Board

The Attorney General is seeking nominations from eligible individuals to join the Victims Advisory Board. The term of appointment for members of the Victims Advisory Board is up to three years. The Board includes both Government and Non-Government Members who provide advice on issues and policies concerning victims of violent crime in NSW.

The Victims Advisory Board was established under the Victims Rights and Support Act 2013. The purpose of the Board is to:

  • Advise the Attorney General on policies, practices and reforms relating to victims support services;
  • Consult with victims of crime, community victims support groups and Government agencies on issues and policies concerning victims of crime; and
  • Promote legislative, administrative or other reforms to meet the needs of victims of crime.

The NSW Government is committed to increasing the representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, young people and people with disabilities on Government boards and committees. Applications by individuals from these groups are welcomed.

Interested persons must have: an understanding of issues affecting victims of crime; experience in working with victims of crime; or experience in policy and service delivery to victims of crime.

Note: Probity checks will be conducted.

Applications in Word or PDF, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and the names of at least two referees, must be completed online.

Applications close: Sunday, 25 October 2020 (11.59 pm).

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further contact Angelique Vongsaya, Senior Policy Officer, Victims Services 02 8688 2470.