Member of Hunter Advisory Committee Nominations

Written by: WRHS, 07 Oct 2020

Member of Hunter Advisory Committee Nominations

Member of Hunter Advisory Committee Nominations

  • Member, Regional Advisory Committee – Hunter, Central Coast, Mid North Coast and Central West region
  • Experienced business and community leaders
  • Governance and regional advisory

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service (the Service) provides 24 hour aeromedical and rescue services throughout Northern NSW from three bases in Tamworth, Belmont and Lismore.  A fourth base is located in Newcastle for the purpose of engineering and maintenance support.
The Service is inviting nominations from experienced business and community leaders to become a member of its regional Advisory Committee which represents the Hunter, Central Coast, Mid North Coast and Central West region of New South Wales. 

The purpose of the Hunter Advisory Committee is to advise and assist the Board and Senior Management Team of the Service on matters relevant to the local region. The Committee helps to ensure the Service’s strategic direction and partnerships continue to serve the community’s best interests.

The Hunter Advisory Committee was established in 2018.  It currently has 7 members, including its Chair.  It ensures strong local governance and advice on matters such as community partnerships and fundraising. The Committee is expected to play a key role in the future of the Service.

More about WRHS

The Service is here for all members of our community. Throughout our region the Rescue Helicopter commonly responds to Triple 0 emergency calls to assist people injured on the roads, farms, workplaces, on sporting fields or in recreational settings.  The Service is also tasked on search & rescue missions and inter-hospital transfers to ensure residents of the region can access necessary care in the most appropriate hospital.
The Service is registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) and is reliant on community fundraising and support to ensure the financial viability of operations.

Expressions of Interest

Expressions of interest close on Friday, 16 October 2020. Further information is available by phoning Angela Razborsek (General Counsel and Company Secretary, WRHS) or Richard Jones OAM (Chief Executive Officer, WRHS) on 02 4952 0000 or by email to

The Service would like to thank our Community for your continued support.