Appointment of Independent Member

Finance Audit and Risk Management Committee

Yea & District Memorial Hospital (YDMH) is seeking to appoint an Independent Member to its Finance, Audit and Risk Management (FARM) Committee.

The role of the Independent Member FARM committee is to provide an impartial view in relation to the governance of audit and risk functions such as financial reporting, management of risk and internal controls at YDMH.

The Independent Member will have professional qualifications and/or experience in accounting, audit or strategic risk management and some relevant governance expertise.  Preferably, the Independent Member will also have some understanding of public sector management expectations and an appreciation of the role and functions of regional health services. 

The Independent Member of the FARM Committee will be required to consider a range of reports presented and offer an objective perspective regarding areas where there may be gaps, concerns or items requiring improvement at meetings held 5 times per year.

The FARM Committee assists the Yea & District Memorial Board in effectively discharging its responsibilities for financial reporting, management of risk (including financial, clinical and operational risk) and maintaining a reliable system of internal controls.

The Independent Member will be eligible for payment of a sitting fee payable at the rate determined in accordance with Victorian Government guidelines. An appointment will be made for up to three years in the first instance.

Contact for enquiries: Dylan Hesselberg, Chair, YDMH FARM Committee – Mobile 0422627707 or

Position Description: CLICK HERE

HOW TO APPLY:   Please send a short CV, detailing relevant professional expertise and relevant experience, and covering letter to by Friday 30 September 2022.

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