Expressions of Interest open for external members 

The Shire is seeking Expressions of Interest from external members for the following:

Audit, Risk and Governance Committee

Expressions of Interest for external members are sought for the Shire’s Audit, Risk and Governance Committee.

 The Shire’s committee has important responsibilities under the Local Government Act 1995.  Membership of the Committee is made up of a combination of Councillors (elected members) and 2 independent, external members.

Appointments to the committee are made by Council in October following the local government elections.  Appointments are for a two-year period.

Under legislation, external members are not permitted to be paid but reimbursement of reasonable costs as agreed by Council on appointment can occur.  Applicants should provide an estimate of these costs in their response to the Expression of Interest.

How to apply?

 Responses to the Expression of Interest can be forwarded to by 5pm, Friday, 8 October 2021

Access and Inclusion Advisory Group 

The Shire is seeking nominations for six (6) community member positions, nominations can be from individuals or relevant organisation representatives. All applicants are required to have direct interest or lived experience related to access and inclusion.

Appointments to the committee are merit based and will be made by Council at the November Ordinary Council Meeting. Appointments are for a two-year period.

To find out more about the Access and Inclusion Advisory Group see the dedicated web page and Your Say SJ page.

 We encourage you to read the Terms of Reference (available below) before submitting an application.

How to apply?

To make a nomination please complete the application form below and submit by mail or to by 5pm Friday, 8 October 2021.  

Hard copy forms and computer access is also available at the Shire's Administration Centre, 6 Paterson Street, Mundijong. Should you require copies of the form in alternate formats or assistance with completing the online form please contact us on 9526 1111.

Terms of Reference 

Nomination Form

Equine Advisory Group

Nominations are invited from members of the Serpentine Jarrahdale Equine Community to participate in the Equine Advisory Group.

 The purpose of this group is to provide the Shire with advice in regards to the needs and priorities of the Serpentine Jarrahdale Equine Community and support Council in the delivery of projects to enhance the Serpentine Jarrahdale Equine Industry and Community.

 The Equine Advisory Group is to consist of 10 community members comprising:

  • 2x Representatives from the Racing Industry
  • 2x Representatives from the Equestrian disciplines
  • 2x Representatives from the Leisure and trail riding group
  • 2x Representatives from the Keeping of retired and companion horses group
  • 2x Representatives from Equine businesses

How to apply?

 A copy of the Terms of Reference and a Nomination Form is available below, or by phoning Kylie Shailer on 9526 1339.

Submit your Nomination Form to or by mail to Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale, 6 Paterson Street, Mundijong 6123, by 5pm Friday, 8 October 2021.

Terms of Reference 

Nomination Form 

Committees and Advisory Groups


Council has established two Committees of Council under section 5.8 of the Local Government Act 1995.

These are:

  • Audit, Risk and Governance Committee
  • CEO Employment Committee 

To find out more on Committee meeting dates click here.

Advisory Groups / Forum

Council has established the following Advisory Groups / Forum with external membership:

  • Access and Inclusion Advisory Group
  • Bush Fire Advisory Committee
  • Cemeteries Advisory Group 
  • Equine Advisory Group 
  • Local Emergency Management Committee
  • Oakford Fire Station Project Advisory Group
  • Sporting Forum

Members of the above Advisory Groups / Forum will be notified of meetings.