Dementia Australia Advisory Committee Member Vacancies

Dementia Australia Advisory Committee Member Vacancies

The Dementia Australia Advisory Committee is looking for new members.

We are seeking individuals who have mild cognitive impairment or dementia and want to be involved in advocating for the needs of people with dementia and their families. If you're interested, we would love to hear from you!

There are currently two vacancies. We are also looking for individuals who may be interested in joining a wider Dementia Australia Advisory Committee interest group.

Diversity is actively encouraged. Due to the current membership make up on the committee, people who identify with any of the following group/s are encouraged to apply:

  • People who live in any of the following states: Australian Capital Territory, Northern Territory, Western Australia, or Tasmania.
  • People who identify as from a diverse community, including the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, Queer + communities, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities and/or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population.

The Committee Terms of Reference can be found here.

If you would like to chat to a current Dementia Australia Advisory Committee member about the role and how the committee works, please do not hesitate to contact us and we can organise this.

How to express your interest:
To complete an Expression of Interest form please either:
1. Complete the online Expression of Interest Form
OR
2. Submit a short video submission sharing a bit about yourself, why you would like to join, and any your experience in helping raise awareness or driving change. Email to DAAC@dementia.org.au or call Elena on 0429 515 957 to arrange upload. Applications close at 5pm AEST Wednesday 26th October 2022.

As DAAC is a lived experience advisory group, please note you must have mild cognitive impairment or dementia to be eligible. Please note that this form is an application only and does not guarantee selection.

Contact Person

We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions or are not sure about applying to have a chat. If you have any questions about the position or would like a hard copy application form, please contact Secretariat Elena Sutcliffe on 0429 515 957 or email DAAC@dementia.org.au