Tarrawonga, Maules Creek and Vickery Project CCCs

Whitehaven Coal seeks expressions of interest/applications from interested persons to fill the vacancy for an Independent Chairperson for the Tarrawonga Coal Mine, Maules Creek Coal Mine and Vickery Project CCCs.

The role of the Chairperson is to be a convenor, facilitator, mediator and advisor for the committee. They must undertake their role in an independent manner, and refrain from perceptions of bias either for or against the company or any individual or group of representatives on the committee.

The Chairperson will be appointed by the Secretary of the Department of Planning and Environment. In selecting the chairperson, preference will be given to a candidate who can manage and represent the concerns of a variety of interest groups.

Applications should be made in writing and address the following selection criteria:

  • Ability to convene and manage stakeholder committees in an independent manner.
  • Experience in community relations, facilitation, mediation or public advocacy.
  • Understanding of the mining industry and awareness of local issues. 

Applications close 1 August 2016 and should be addressed to:

Environment Department

Whitehaven Coal

PO Box 600

Gunnedah NSW 2380

For further information contact Jill Johnson, phone (02) 6741 9321.