Public Notices

Membership - Internal Audit Risk and Improvement Committee

Council is seeking to appoint two external members to its Audit Risk and Improvement Committee.   The Committee is an independent advisory committee to Council, whose role is to monitor, review and advise Council on matters of accountability and internal control affecting the operations of Council.  The Committee will consist of two external and independent members (one of whom will be appointed as Chairperson) and one Councillor.

Applications are now being sought from interested persons with appropriate qualifications, skills and expertise, wishing to serve on, or Chair this Committee.

The appointment will initially be for a term of at least two years and a nominal sitting fee will be paid to the external members of the Committee.

An information package, including selection criteria, should be obtained prior to submitting an Expression of Interest, and is available at the link:  information package  or by contacting Council’s Assistant General Manager, Corporate & Community Services, Alison Coe on 0269 605520.

Expressions of Interest marked “Confidential – Audit Risk and Improvement Committee” and addressed to the General Manager, Murrumbidgee Council, PO Box 5, Darlington Point  NSW  2706 or emailed to mail@murrumbidgee.nsw.gov.au should be received by 5.00pm Friday 27 April 2018.

Applicants should include a covering letter, copy of CV and at least two current references for consideration.  A statement confirming no known conflict of interest should be provided within the covering letter.                                          

Fight Motor Neurone Disease - Screening Program

Earlier this year, FightMND announced its support, together with the Victorian State Government and the Balcon Group Pty Ltd, for a world-first MND Drug Screening Program using MND patients own stem cells and motor neurones grown from a simple skin biopsy. The Program is an initiative of the Motor Neurone Disease Laboratory at The Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health in Melbourne.

The Florey is now pleased to announce a call for volunteers for the first intake of people with MND to contribute to the FightMND Drug Screening Program.

All Australian residents diagnosed with MND who are willing to donate a skin and blood sample are invited to register.

Partners and family members of MND patients are also welcome to donate samples to this Program as controls.

Follow the link for further details or to Register https://curemnd.org.au/drug-screening-platform/

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