Welcome to the Recruitment Site for Queensland Hospital and Health Boards (2024)


The Queensland Government delivers free universal health care to five million Queenslanders through Queensland Health. The Queensland Government is investing a record of $25.8 billion into healthcare.

Queensland Health is made up of the Department of Health (Department) and 16 independent Hospital and Health Services (HHSs). The Boards are responsible for managing their respective HHS and its delivery of healthcare in their region. The Boards are accountable to the Minister for Health, Mental Health and Ambulance Services and Minister for Women.

Board Members are key leaders in their local communities with important responsibilities overseeing the efficient, effective and sustainable delivery of health services and assisting their HHS plan for the future.

The Queensland Government in collaboration with Executive Quarter is seeking applications from appropriately experienced individuals to fill a range of Hospital and Health Board vacancies across Queensland. To be successful in this role, you:

  • are ready and able to add value to the Board through your skills, knowledge and experience, including but not limited to, any of the following areas of expertise: health management; business management; financial management; human resource management; clinical expertise; legal expertise; primary healthcare; health consumer and community engagement; and persons with skills, knowledge and experience in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and community issues;
  • are able to analyse, critically assess and drive performance;
  • have the confidence and connections to strengthen community engagement and collaborative partnerships;
  • are a leader who thinks strategically, embodies personal integrity, has political astuteness, commercial acumen, resilience and are a team player; and
  • are available to travel to the HHS communities if you are located outside the region.


Applications are currently being sought for Chair and Member positions for the following boards. To find out more, please click on the buttons below.

How to Apply

To apply you must:

  1. Download and read the Applicant Information pack
  2. Prepare your two (2) page CV in Word format
  3. Prepare your Personal Statement addressing the essential requirements outlined in the Applicant Information Pack (maximum of two (2) pages for a Member role and maximum of three (3) pages for a Chair role, in Word format)
  4. Prepare your two (2) professional referee contact details for inclusion in the online application form
  5. Complete and submit an online application form (see ‘Apply Now’ button below)

Applications close midnight on Wednesday 25th October 2023.

Diversity Commitment and Support

This process welcomes applicants that are both representative and diverse, reflecting the diversity within local communities. With a focus on inclusion, accessibility and flexibility, Executive Quarter are committed to supporting you in this application process. If you require any assistance with this application process to enable you to apply for a board position, please contact an Executive Quarter team member on 0497 499 749 or email [email protected] for a confidential discussion.

Applicant Resources

Click here to download an Applicant Information pack

About The Recruitment Process

As statutory appointees, the Queensland Cabinet Handbook requires a range of probity checks to be undertaken on potential Board members which include:

  • consideration of any perceived or actual conflicts of interest
  • a national criminal history search
  • an interpol search
  • searches of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s banned and disqualified register and bankruptcy index
  • a review of the Queensland government lobbyist register, and other internet based searches
  • probity checks will be initiated on a confidential basis
  • applicants should note that disclosure of conflicts of interest or convictions for an offence may not preclude progression to appointment as each instance will be considered on a case-by-case basis
  • referee checks may also be undertaken by the project team of Executive Quarter for nominees. Please note your referees will not be contacted without your prior consent

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Contact Us

For further information on the positions, or to have a confidential discussion about your particular application please contact a dedicated Executive Quarter team member on 0497 499 749 or email [email protected].