Are you a passionate architect, urban designer, landscape architect, someone with sustainability and environmental design experience or heritage experience?

The City of Vincent is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced consultants to join the City’s new Design Review Panel as a Panel Member or as the Chairperson.

The Panel is responsible for reviewing development applications and providing independent expert design advice to the City. The Panel does not make any decisions on applications nor does it liaise directly with applicants and other interested parties.

The City’s role is to consider the advice given by the Design Review Panel, and act upon it, at its discretion.

The Role

As a member of the Design Review Panel you will:

  • Make recommendations and provide advice to the City of Vincent on any planning proposal which has been referred to the Panel, including:
    • proposals considered significant because of their size or land use;
    • proposals considered to be significant because of their location;
    • proposals considered to be significant because of their community impact;
    • proposals considered to benefit from design review; and
    • any scheme amendment, structure plan, policy, precinct plan, local development plan or design guidelines considered to benefit from design review by the Panel.
  • Attend meetings when required;
  • Provide design advice which aligns with the state and local planning framework; and
  • Review the meeting minutes and provide feedback to the Panel Chairperson on design advice when required.

As the Chairperson of the Design Review Panel you will:

  • Lead the design review discussion;
  • Facilitate interactive and collaborative discussion and participation of all parties, including all Panel Members, all relevant local government attendees and the proponent;
  • Review meeting minutes and liaise with other Panel Members in order to provide a final set of design advice to the City following each Panel meeting; and
  • Brief decision makers on the design advice from the Panel when required.


Panel membership will be reviewed after a period of two years. Panel membership cannot be sub-contracted to another party. Upon the term expiring, members will be asked to reapply.


Remuneration of Panel Members is to be in accordance with the Design Review Panel – Terms of Reference.

Essential Criteria

Attach to the nomination form:

  • Information outlining qualification in one or more of the following (or other relevant professional area) and a current registration with the relevant professional body:
    • Architecture;
    • Landscape architecture;
    • Urban design;
    • Sustainability and environmental design; and/or
    • Heritage
  • Information regarding professional indemnity insurance including, insurance-broker, policy number, value and expiry date.

Prior to completing the Nomination Form, please read and understand the documents linked below.

Nomination Information

Design Review Panel - Terms of Reference

Nominations close Monday 5 February 2024 at 4:00pm (WST).

Nomination Form

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