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Wimmera Development Association (WDA) is the peak economic development organisation for the Wimmera Southern-Mallee region supporting existing local businesses, and promoting economic development opportunities to investors.
WDA is a vital link between industry and government; lobbying for improved regional infrastructure, and advocating for regional priority issues. Wimmera Development Association is fortunate to have ACE Radio Broadcasters as a valued patron, and the generous support of GWMWater.

Employment Opportunity


A diverse, exciting and challenging Project Officer role is available at the Wimmera Development Association (WDA) office based in Horsham.

The role will include;

  • Providing support to refugees and migrants to settle in the Wimmera Southern Mallee as part of the Federal Government’s Settlement Grant Program. The Project Officer is required to link clients with appropriate regional services, provide individual case management and referrals, information sessions to groups, and advocacy activities.
  • Co-ordinating the Leadership Wimmera Graduate Network, arranging guest speakers, networking opportunities and other activities supporting the Leadership Wimmera Programs
  • Administration, reporting, organisation and support functions to the WDA

The successful applicant will need to be a self-starter with excellent communication and administrative skills, with tertiary qualifications and could have experience in education, training, social work, community services or public relations.

A position description and selection criteria are available HERE

Closing date for applications addressing the selection criteria is Friday 7 October 2016 and can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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