Expressions of Interest to join our Board.

We are currently seeking passionate and experienced individuals to join our Board of Directors. 

The Townsville Chamber of Commerce, a dynamic and progressive not-for-profit membership organisation in Queensland, is currently seeking passionate and experienced individuals to join our Board of Directors.

This is an extraordinary opportunity to shape the future of the business community in Townsville and to help businesses from sole-traders to multinationals to thrive in our region.

Our strategic focus is on reducing unfair costs and barriers to participation in regional Australia, reducing workforce challenges and raising the region through capability, capacity and connection.

To ensure that we have adequate board diversity and expertise we are looking for industry experts in the following sectors:

  • Mining and Resources
  • Critical Minerals
  • Green energy
  • Construction and Development
  • Small Business Ownership (Retail or Hospitality)
  • Real Estate
  • Critical technologies
  • Emerging Industries
  • Manufacturing
We are looking for:

Community Leaders: Professionals who are deeply engaged in the Townsville community and have a strong understanding of its economic landscape.

Strategic Thinkers: Individuals who can contribute to long-term planning and help steer the Chamber towards its strategic goals.

Diversity in life experiences: Individuals that bring a diverse perspectives on inclusivity and lived experiences.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Attend and actively participate in board meetings.
  • Contribute to the development and oversight of the Chamber’s strategic direction.
  • Advocate for the Chamber and its members within the community and your industry sector.
Benefits of Joining:
  • Opportunity to influence the economic development of Townsville.
  • Network with other leaders and professionals in diverse industries.
  • Enhance your personal and professional development.
How to Apply:

Please submit your CV, cover letter and nomination form outlining your industry experience and your interest in contributing to the Townsville Chamber of Commerce. Applications should be sent to .

Please note that board members must be financial members of the Townsville Chamber of Commerce but we welcome and encourage new membership for those interested in a board position.

The Townsville Chamber of Commerce values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all board members. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Deadline for Applications:

5pm Tuesday 12th March 2024

If you have any enquiries please email