Join the Board of Economic Development Australia

Vacancies exist to join the Board of Economic Development Australia (EDA). EDA is the national peak body for economic development professionals and has undergone a period of significant growth and transition in recent years.

The EDA Board welcomes nominations from experienced directors, who can provide strategic vision, critical thinking, impactful governance and values-based leadership.

Board appointed Director:

EDA currently has one vacancy for a Director to be appointed by the Board. Based upon a recent skills assessment, EDA Directors are seeking applications from individuals with skills in Indigenous Economic Development.

Member appointed Directors:

At the 2021 AGM, EDA will have four vacancies for Directors to be appointed by members. EDA is seeking applications to the Board from individuals who meet the eligibility criteria and are domiciled in:

  • Western Australia
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Queensland

Current Directors who are eligible may stand for re-election to these positions.

EDA’s AGM will be held virtually on Thursday 28th October 2021 at 12pm AEDT/Sydney time.

Click here for a nomination form

EDA represents the professionals who are responsible for driving economic recovery, resilience and community well-being. Serving as a director on the EDA Board is an opportunity to support this important work across Australia.

For further information regarding the Board vacancies, please contact EDA at