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About VEWH

The Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH) is an independent statutory authority responsible for holding and managing Victoria’s environmental water entitlements (the Water Holdings).  Reporting to the Minister for Water, the Water Holder will make decisions on the most effective use of the Water Holdings, including use, trade and carryover, to improve the environmental health of rivers, wetlands and floodplains.

With the terms of four existing Commissioners, including the Chairperson, expiring on 30 June 2019, the Minister for Water, the Hon Lisa Neville MP, is inviting expressions of interest in these positions.

All applicants must be Victorian residents, and at least one of the positions must be filled by a person of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent who is living in Victoria. Applicants are required to have knowledge of, or experience in, one or more of the following fields:

Applicants must demonstrate knowledge of or experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Environment management
  • Sustainable water management
  • Economics
  • Public administration

If you are interested in applying, expressions of interest close Monday, 4 March 2019. Applicants are required to apply online via the Get On Board website - (search under vacancies).

For full position description please read here (PDF, 156.5 KB) or to download an accessible version of this document click here (DOCX, 157.4 KB).