Expressions of Interest for Council Assessment Panel Members

The District Council of Robe is seeking Expressions of Interest from the public to appoint four (4) suitability qualified and/or experienced professionals to the Council Assessment Panel (“the CAP”), including the position of Presiding Member, for a two (2) year term or upon the establishment of a regional assessment panel, whichever is the earlier. The term will commence in December 2018, subject to the requirements of the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016.

The CAP comprises of five (5) members; one (1) elected member of the Council and four (4) members who are not elected members of the Council.

The CAP makes decisions on development applications under the Development Act 1993 and provides advice to the Council on development assessment trends and policy issues.

The CAP meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the District Council or Robe Chambers, Smillie Street, Robe at 4.00pm (unless otherwise stated).

To be successful in seeking appointment to the CAP, you will need to demonstrate a keen interest in urban planning and a reasonable knowledge of the Development Act 1993, the Development Regulations 2008, the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 and the Planning, Development and Infrastructure (General) Regulations 2017. Applicants are expected to have expertise in urban planning, architecture, landscaping, building and/or construction, surveying, engineering, environmental planning or similar. Applicants are also expected to express their intention to obtain and retain registration as an Accredited Professional under the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 when the Accreditation Scheme commences.  More details of the proposed Accreditation Scheme may be found on the SA Planning Portal website,

CAP members selected by the Council will receive remuneration as determined by the Council.

Please forward your expression of interest to PO Box 1, Robe SA 5276 or email by 5pm, Friday 2 November 2018.

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Royal Circus, Robe SA 5276

Phone: 08 8768 2003