Sunshine Coast Rugby Union


With the retirement of one of our long-standing members, expressions of interest are now being sought for a Board Director role. The role provides a unique opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of the game of Rugby Union on the Sunshine Coast.


Sunshine Coast Rugby Union Ltd (SCRU) was incorporated in 2009 through the amalgamation of four organizations: Sunshine Coast and District Rugby Union, the Sunshine Coast and District Junior Rugby

Union, Sunshine Coast Rugby Union Referees Association and Sunshine Coast Rugby Union Schools Association.

The overarching objective of SCRU is to encourage, foster, promote and administer the sport of Rugby Union throughout the Sunshine Coast and surrounding areas including north to Hervey Bay/Wide Bay area and south Caboolture, and to do all things necessary or desirable in the interests of the game.


As a Director you are required to:-

  1. Attend monthly Board meetings at the SCRU offices at Sunshine Coast Stadium,
  2. Remain appraised of all SCRU Limited activities, including: –
    • SCRU engagement with the rugby community and
    • Financial and other governance parameters.
  3. Share responsibility for the governance, policy formulation, strategic direction and oversight of the affairs of SCRU with the other directors.

Specifically, we seek a Director who has the professional skills and drive to contribute to a future facing organisation seeking to positively inspire the Sunshine Coast Rugby Union community. You’ll be an independent and creative thinker who engages at all levels of the Rugby community with respect and diligence, offering constructive contributions to SCRU Board deliberations and decision making.

SCRU Board is currently undertaking a detailed review and strategic planning process with the development and presentation of a new 5-year strategic plan to stakeholders at the November AGM. Preferably Applicants will have a broad understanding of the functions and obligations of a company director and have demonstrated experience of strategic development, business plan execution and leadership and can contribute to this process. Ideally you will have well developed  regional and state community, and established professional networks and a reputation as a trusted leader in your respective field.


SCRU welcomes applicants who are ready to contribute to the Sunshine Coast Rugby Union Community and game. The Board encourages gender balance, cultural diversity and values ‘lived’ experiences related to Rugby Union as part of its process of consideration.

The appointment process involves the following steps:

  1. Consideration of written applications by the SCRU Board.
  2. Preparation of a short-list for face-to-face interviews with the Board.
  3. Notification in writing of short-listed status or unsuccessful listing.
  4. Execution of face-to-face interviews.
  5. Review of interviews.
  6. Notification of offer to successful and unsuccessful candidates.
  7. Public notification of Appointment of Director.

Applicants are encouraged to consider the Constitution of SCRU prior to submitting their application, to confirm their eligibility to hold the office.

Please email your application (Resume and Presentation Letter) to:

Closing Date for Applications: 18 June 2024

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