Public Transport Access Committee: Expression-of-Interest for Committee Membership

Public Transport Victoria is seeking expressions-of-interest for membership to the Public Transport Access Committee. The Public Transport Access Committee (PTAC) provides independent strategic advice to the Minister for Public Transport and Public Transport Victoria (PTV) with the aim of creating a public transport system that is accessible to all Victorians.

PTAC will:
> Identify current, emerging and/or potential public transport accessibility issues affecting or likely to affect people with disability or with mobility issues across Victoria.
> Identify current, emerging and/or potential public transport accessibility issues likely to result from a growing, more diverse and ageing Victoria.
> Consult broadly with people with disability or with mobility issues, relevant organisations and peak bodies, government agencies and the broader community in identifying and investigating transport accessibility issues.
> Provide strategic advice on key public transport projects, initiatives and strategies.
> Investigate any matters relating to public transport accessibility referred by the Minister or PTV.

PTAC is accountable to the Minister for Public Transport and chaired by an independent chair.  Committee memberships are for a period of 2 years and appointments will be made by the Minister for Public Transport on recommendation from PTV.

Applicants would have extensive experience and knowledge regarding issues that affect people with disability or with mobility issues, older persons and vulnerable groups.  Victorian residents who have a disability or are the carer of a person with a disability are encouraged to apply.
An information pack regarding the position is attached (both PDF and RTF) and is also available at www.careers.vic.gov.au

Eleven positions are available. For further information about the appointment please contact Nicolas Olivares – Senior Transport Accessibility Officer on phone 03 9027 4838 or email ptac@ptv.vic.gov.au

Applications close 5:00pm, Sunday 20 December 2015.

Please note:
Where possible please type your application (hand written forms will be accepted).
Email or post a copy of the application to the address below, please mark all correspondence attention Nicolas Olivares – Senior Transport Accessibility Officer, Public Transport Victoria.
Email:   ptac@ptv.vic.gov.au
Post:    PO Box 4724, Melbourne VIC 3001

Please contact Public Transport Victoria if for reasons of accessibility, you cannot submit your application or you need assistance to complete your application.

Click here to download the application form.

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