Aug 2021

Opportunities for co-op members

Policy Advisory Committee

There are positions available in the Geelong and Shepparton Regions.

Seeking new members who are:

  • good listeners and good communicators
  • committed to Co-op Principles and the CEHL Co-operative Housing Program
  • flexible thinkers and problem solvers
  • curious about exploring leading practice in co-op governance

Work together with co-op members across the state + Attend meetings in person and/or online.

Join our lively group!

How to apply

  • Read the position description and priorities of the committee below
  • Submit your nomination (PAC) online details below

Change starts here, are you ready to make it happen?

Policy Advisory Committee (PAC)
Nominations open until 24 September 2021.
Policy Advisory Committee made up of:
9 x co-op members (1 per region)
1 x Board member
1 x Board member chair

Key priorities:

  • Assist the CEHL Board with policy development
  • Make sure the needs and views of co-ops are heard and reflected in Program policies and procedures
Recent achievements:
  • Updates for program policies in relation to Residential Tenancies Act regulation changes
  • Retirement of Directives
  1. Engage in discussions about critical changes that affect co-op and Program operations and make recommendations to the CEHL Board
  2. Ensure compliance with the law
  3. Set standards of operations
  4. Attend 4 x meetings a year (minimum requirement 3 meetings) approx. 6 hours per quarter. Next PAC meeting 26 November 2021.
  5. Work with co-ops and their members in your region
  6. 2-years to March 2022 or 2023 depending on region
Link to Policy Advisory Committee Charter


  • Monthly stipend and reimbursement of travel costs
  • Learn new personal and professional skills.
  • Meet and work with co-op members from across the state
  • Attend meetings online – no need to travel
Members of the region vote for PAC representatives
  • Where MORE THAN ONE nomination is received, the co-ops in that region will be notified and asked to vote to select their representative
  • Where ONLY ONE nomination is received in a region, the co-ops in that region will be notified. and asked if there are any concerns with the nominee. If there are no concerns, the nominee will be accepted and the as that regions representative.
Fill in nomination form online 
Nominate now PAC
Nominations are open until 24 September 2021.
If you have any questions, contact Peter or 9208 0859