First listed on: 18 September 2018

Governance & FOI Advisor 

  • Key advisory role 
  •  Full time with access to monthly RDO
  • $83k to $91k + Super

Moreland City Council is located in the inner northern suburbs of Melbourne and is one of the most populous and culturally diverse municipalities. Located in Coburg, Moreland City Council is just 8km from the CBD and offers excellent public transport and cycling access for employees.

We are seeking a governance specialist to assist in delivering on our commitment to transparency and accountability in our governance practice.

Acting as Council’s key point of contact for enquiries and applications under the Freedom of Information Act, you will facilitate access to information and an understanding of Council’s processes for the community. You will also have key responsibilities to ensure Council's instruments of delegation and authorisation are up to date and understood.

Your commitment to core governance principles and knowledge of relevant legislation will assist in supporting Council’s compliance with legislation and developing organisational knowledge of the good governance.

If you have experience in interpreting legislation relevant to local government (particularly the Freedom of Information Act 1982) combined with great written and verbal communication skills and want to join a progressive organisation with a customer centric and values driven ethos, then this role may be the one for you.

At Moreland City Council we provide our employees with every opportunity to enjoy a work-life balance, employer-supported study assistance schemes, salary sacrifice and extensive opportunities for training and career development.

Enquiries: Sally Curran on 9240 2454
Applications close: 5pm, 2 October 2018

Please note all applicants must apply online and no late applications will be accepted.

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.

Applicants may obtain a position description from our website at

Applicants for Council positions must be entitled to work in Australia.

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