Date: 29th May 2020

The Stawell Gift is one of the world’s most famous and prestigious foot races, and has been held annually since 1878, except on four occasions.

The Gift is the centrepiece of a broader Easter festival held annually in Stawell and the final is traditionally held on Easter Monday.

 A new Committee of Management will be established by July 2020 and will work together to drive collaboration between key event partners, enhance the event experience for athletes and spectators and the local community to grow participation, and deliver greater economic impact for the region.

The Committee of Management is looking for up to three volunteers to join the Board as an independent Director and is seeking expressions of interest from people who have skills and experience in the following area/s:

  • Communications and/or media
  • Business Management
  • Event management and marketing
  • Finance and Audit
  • Information and communications technology
  • Law
  • Risk Management
  • Corporate governance
  • Organisational design and human resources management

For further information please refer here to the overview of the independent director role.

Interested candidates should submit their CV at a minimum to no later than Friday 12 June 2020.

 Any general enquiries should be directed to

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