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Safer Venues WA

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Annual Budget: $10,001-$25,000
Number of Paid Staff: 0
Number of Volunteers: 5 or fewer
Community Segment: Public Safety, Arts & Culture

Current Board Size: 4-7
Board Meetings (frequency): Monthly
Board Meetings Held: At Night
State where Board Meetings Held: Western Australia
Local Government Area: Perth, City of

Any further information about this vacancy:

Safer Venues Western Australia (Inc.) (SVWA) is a not for profit initiative focused on improving the safety and inclusivity of Perth music venues.  

SVWA was established as an community action group in 2016 to promote a necessary change in the culture of Western Australian music venues. SVWA has received State Government funding of $60,000 total from the Contemporary Music Fund (CMF) to deliver a pilot program over the course of three years. The outcomes of the program are twofold:

  1. Enact tangible change in Perth music venues including reduction of sexual harassment and assault; and
  2. Establish a financially sustainable organisation that can provide long term cultural change to reduce gender discrimination and other forms of discrimination in the Perth music industry.    

Safer Venues WA is currently looking for a new Chair Person and additional General Board members to provide strategic direction for the organisation as it enters a new stage of pilot development and execution, and to establish longevity for the organisation. 

The Board meets regularly to guide and govern the development of Safer Venues WA and provide support to the General Manager and the Program Coordinator roles.

If you would like more information about Safer Venues WA, the Board and how we operate please contact current Chair Person Rose Kingdom-Barron on rose.svwa@gmail.com


Role: Chair, General Board Member
Area of Expertise Being Sought: Advertising, Media, Arts & Entertainment, Advocacy, Business, Change Management, Community Specialist, Ethics, Fundraising, Government Relations, Industrial Relations
Targeting: Females, People with Disabilities, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander, LGBTQI
Payment: Nil - honorary role

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