At it’s meeting on 27th August 2013 Randwick City Councillors unanimously agreed to enter into a lease agreement with the NSW State Government to manage the Cable Station and surrounding area (including the Laperouse Museum, Monuments, Macquarie Watchtower,  but excluding Bare Island).

A Trust is being established to oversee the management of the area and Randwick City Council are now calling for expressions of interest for the position of Community Representative with expertise in Heritage.  The other positions on the Trust will be held byRandwick City Council (Chair), 3 Councillors, Friends of La Perouse Museum, Local Aboriginal Land Council, NPWS, French Counsel General. Link to due diligence report prepared by Council and presented at the 27th August 2013 Meeting. 


Closing date 25th OCTOBER

From Randwick City Council:  
Position Number:   F2013/00520Randwick City Council is establishing a Trust to oversee and guide the management of the La Perouse Museum and the surrounding headland.The Trust will work closely with Randwick City Council who is in the process of taking over management of the site from the National Parks & Wildlife Service.

The Trust will be comprised of four Randwick Councillors (including the Mayor/representative) as well as representatives from the Friends of La Perouse Museum and the Local Aboriginal Land Council and a community member.

The Council is seeking nominations from a resident of Randwick City with skills and expertise in the field of heritage conservation.

Applicants for this role will need to demonstrate:

• understanding of local and state heritage issues
• understanding of and experience in conservation management and adaptive reuse of historic sites
• understanding of the State heritage and related legislation
• high level communication and negotiation skills; and
• experience in working within a Committee/Trust structure

Interested applicants should submit a written expression of interest addressing the above criteria for this role (maximum 2 pages) addressed to the General Manager, Randwick.

The successful applicant will be appropriately remunerated. The number of hours and workload of the Trust member are yet to be determined.
Further Information:  Contact Sima Truuvert, Director City Planning on 9399 0992.

How to Apply:  Submit your expression of interest addressed to the General Manager Randwick City Council. Applications can be emailed to general.manager@randwick.nsw.gov.au or posted to 30 Frances Street, Randwick NSW 2031.

Closing Date: Friday, 25 October 2013