Applications invited for GME external committee member positions

Friday, 28 January 2022

The Geelong Major Events Committee (GME) is seeking applications to fill three external committee member positions for a term commencing June 2022 and expiring May 2026.

Established in 1998, Geelong Major Events (GME) is a Delegated Committee of the City of Greater Geelong which has been created to support the attraction, assistance and funding of major events.

The GME committee includes external committee members to harness the skills, experience and networks of people ‘outside Council’.  GME’s role is to attract and support Signature, Hallmark and Major events that will have a positive economic and social impact for Geelong.

Applications are sought from interested people with experience relevant to the events, arts, sports or business sectors. GME External Committee positions are voluntary.

All GME Committee positions are voluntary.

The following information is provided to applicants to enable a better understanding of the role of the Geelong Major Events Committee:

Conflict of Interest requirements in the Local Government Act 2020 apply to GME external committee members.   Conflict of interest laws are prescribed under the Local Government Act 2020 (the Act) and in the Local Government (Governance and Integrity) Regulations 2020 (the Regulations).  Managing conflicts of interest is about ensuring the integrity and transparency of decision-making. Further information will  be provided regarding these requirements to those applicants progressing to an interview.

Enquiries and how to apply

Applications open on Monday 31 January 2022 and close at 5:00pm on Monday 21 February 2022.  Applications are to be submitted by email.


Enquiries should be directed to Sharon Cockerell at [email protected].


Please forward a resume or letter outlining any skills, employment and experience relevant to the objectives of the Geelong Major Events Committee.

Email your application to:

Sharon Cockerell, Executive Officer - Geelong Major Events
[email protected]

Shortlisted applicants may be required to attend an interview.  

Page last updated: Monday, 31 January 2022