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Honorary Secretary and Assistant Secretary

Organisation : National Parks Association of Queensland

Location : Brisbane, QLD Regional

Time required : Minimum 4hrs per month

Duration of project : 2 years

Skill area : Administration & Office Support, Board & Committee Members

Sector : Other

Application closing date : 10 Sep, 2021

About the role

Essential requirements

  1. You must be a member of the Association or prepared to become a member.
  2. You must have some existing or past connection with and/or interest in nature conservation.
  3. You must have relevant skills, experience and motivation to undertake duties of a Councilor for NPAQ (equivalent to Board Director).

Attendance at meetings

Council meetings are held once per month, generally in the evening on the third Monday of the month, except for January. Attendance is via video-link, or occasionally at the NPAQ offices at Milton, or via zoom link depending on the practicality. Between meetings, interaction occurs through committees and by email.

Committees meet, typically via video-link, at times convenient to the committee members, but generally at least monthly.


Term of position

Successful candidates are elected for a period of 2 years from the Annual General Meeting, held in September.

About the organisation

Organisation name : National Parks Association of Queensland

NPAQ promotes the preservation, expansion and good management of national parks in Queensland ( It was established 90 years ago, making it the longest running environmental organisation in Queensland. The Association is a registered charity and deductible gift recipient managed by its volunteer Council (Board).

A number of Committees (including a Governance Committee) inform the work of Council, and the Association employs two permanent part-time staff. Our Council is collegiate and successful, providing real opportunities to make a difference. We are actively engaged in enhancing Queensland’s Protected Area Estate (primarily National Parks), and have built effective relationships with relevant government departments and other stakeholders.

Not for Profit : Yes

How to apply

Nomination forms are available from the Honorary Secretary (

Further enquiries

To find out more about the positions and NPAQ, please contact Vice-President, David Ball (

Please quote in application: Honorary Secretary and Assistant Secretary via Pro Bono Australia.


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