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Leadership Program

Applications are now open to join the Women in Recreational Fishing and Boating Network’s leadership team! 

The leadership team plays an integral part in the delivery of the WIRFAB Strategic Plan and has an important role in advocating on behalf of female fishers and boaters. 

The program provides opportunities for passionate female fishers and boaters to learn new skills, build their personal networks and share their knowledge with the community. 

Opportunities for WIRFAB leaders include: 

  • Representing WIRFAB at a range of industry events annually 
  • Professional development and networking sessions 
  • Pathways to industry advisory positions to advocate on behalf of women 
  • Attending the AFTA Trade Show at the Gold Coast on 15-17 August (fully funded) 

All applications are welcome and will be carefully considered.  Those with diverse cultural backgrounds or who live in regional Victoria are especially encouraged to apply to complement the existing diversity and geographic spread of our WIRFAB leaders. 

To be eligible for the Leadership program applicants must: 

  • Be 18 years old or over as of 31 May 2024 
  • Be a permanent resident of Victoria 
  • Be eligible for a Working with Children Check 
  • Be available for an online interview between Wednesday 3 and Wednesday 10 July 2024 
  • Be available to attend a virtual induction session scheduled in the week starting Monday July 22 
  • Be available to attend the Australian Fishing Tackle Association (AFTA) Trade Show on the Gold Coast on Thursday 15 August – Saturday 17 August 

How to apply: 

Successful applicants will be notified by email on Monday 15 July 2024 

Please forward any enquiries to Manager Events and Engagement, Belinda Yim – [email protected]