Appointment as Independent Chair of Cessnock City Council Audit and Risk Committee

Jason Masters Governance is pleased to announce that Jason Masters has been appointed as the Independent Chair of the Audit Committee for Cessnock City  Council.

Rod McGeogh, a senior company director recently commented in Brisbane that Cessnock will, with the rest of Australia, undergo significant growth over the next 20 or so years.

The City covers approximately 1,950 square kilometres and is located in the wonderful Hunter Valley area of New South Wales, approximately.  The area is about120 kilometres north of Sydney and 40 kilometres west of Newcastle, so centrally located in a rural area with connections to the major centres of NSW.

Cessnock has a long history of mining and wine growing, with the Hunter Valley wine-growing area in the Cessnock LGA is Australia’s oldest wine region and one of the most famous, including the vineyards of Pokolbin, Mount View and Allandale, with their rich volcanic soils tended by entrepreneurial vignerons, are also the focus of a thriving tourism industry.

Jason Masters is honoured to be appointed to this important position to assist in the governance structures of the Council and support its residents and businesses through its Council as the area continues to grow and face many important challenges, risks and opportunities.

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