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The WHS Manager is responsible for providing the Museum with operational and advisory support in the development, implementation, assessment and review of a comprehensive Work Health and Safety (WHS) and Risk Management system, and supporting safety management plan.

Developing and managing the implementation of Workplace, Health and Safety (WHS) strategies, systems and policies that ensure the prevention of health and safety issues linked to working conditions or risks in the work environment; to promotes and maintain the highest degree of physical, mental and social well-being of all employees, volunteers, contractors and other stakeholders across the Museum.

This includes effective application of the Museum’s safe work practice, policies and procedures across the Museum and associated sites, appropriate application of relevant legislation and regulations across the Museum, undertaking safety audits and risk assessments.


This position is open to all eligible members of the community and we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people from every cultural and linguistic background.

To be an eligible member of the community, you must be an Australian citizen. Applications may be accepted from Australian permanent residents who are in the process of acquiring Australian citizenship.


Selection for this position will be made on the basis of relative merit which will be assessed against each item of the selection criteria. Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered for short listing by the Selection Committee.

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