Community Advisory Committees

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Call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) Round 2: 3 April – 12 May 2017

Following an initial call for expressions of interest in February 2017, we have some remaining vacancies in the following Community Advisory Committees (CACs):

  1. Transport Advisory Committee (10 vacancies)
  2. Disability Access Advisory Committee  (7 vacancies)
  3. Youth Advisory Committee (8 vacancies)
  4. Economic Development Advisory Committee (1 vacancy)
  5. Rural Industry Advisory Committee (8 vacancies)
  6. Tourism and Heritage Advisory Committee (4 vacancies)
  7. Minerals, Energy Resources, Environment and Waste Advisory Committee (1 vacancy)
  8. Companion Animals Advisory Committee (4 vacancies) 
  9. Australia Day Awards Committee (8 vacancies)

So…if you missed out last time and:

  •  Have knowledge and experience you are willing to share
  • Want to volunteer and give back to your community
  • Want to learn more about your Council and contribute to decision-making that helps shape the future of Wollondilly

Now is your chance to get involved and join one of our CACs!

To learn more about what is involved please review the Community Advisory Committee Membership page: http://www.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/council/meetings/council-committees-and-advisory-groups/

Expressions of Interest close 4pm, Friday 12 May 2017

For further information call Toni Spence on:  4677-9507 or CACommittees@wollondilly.nsw.gov.au 

If you would like to submit an expression of interest to any of the CACs simply complete the Online EOI Committees form, or hard copies can be collected from Council's Foyer or the Library.

For more information visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page, or contact Council's Principal Governance Officer on 4677 1100 or CACommittees@wollondilly.nsw.gov.au

Downloads

If you prefer a hard copy of the EOI Committees form or the Frequently Asked Questions you can download them below.

Frequently Asked Questions

Committees Epression of Interest Form

Positions are available on the following CACs

Tourism and Heritage Advisory Committee

The Tourism and Heritage Advisory Committee brings together community and industry members who can support and work with council to advise and assist with tourism and strategic programs as well as contribute to overcoming challenges in progressing and promoting Tourism and Heritage in the Shire.

Road Safety Advisory Committee

The Road Safety Advisory Committee aims to raise awareness of road safety within the community and to work with the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) to improve road safety in Wollondilly.

Companion Animals Advisory Committee

The Companion Animals Reference Committee meets quarterly and focuses on bringing together community members with an interest in animal welfare, animal behaviourists and other animal related professionals. The Committee provides guidance and advice to develop strategic direction for the implementation of companion animal related services, facilities, education and programs in Wollondilly.

Rural Industry Advisory Committee

The Rural Industry Advisory Committee focuses on the issues affecting farming enterprise within Wollondilly and the Sydney Basin. The Committee provides farmers with the opportunity to discuss local issues directly with Council and to develop initiatives and mechanisms to promote the longevity of agriculture in the Shire.

Economic Development Advisory Committee

The Economic Advisory Committee consists of members from small and large local Businesses, local Service Clubs, local Chambers of Commerce and Council. The group also has links to State and Federal Governments.

Youth Advisory Committee

The Youth Advisory Committee works closely with Council to highlight the challenges young people in Wollondilly face and advocate for what young people in Wollondilly need. The Youth Advisory Committee is also heavily involved in delivering events, workshops and projects for their peers, schools and community.

Disability Access Advisory Committee

The Disability Access Advisory Committee supports Council's Community Strategic Plan and enables Council to engage with the community by listening and responding to their needs and concerns.

Australia Day Awards Committee

The Australia Day Awards Committee is made up of previous Australia Day Award winners and Councillors; and focuses on identifying nominations for the Australia Day Community Awards, planning of the Australia Day celebrations and festivities in Wollondilly. The Committee also act as ambassadors for Australia Day throughout the year.

Transport Advisory Committee

The Transport Advisory Committee provides advice to Council on transport issues facing Wollondilly, including shared cycleways, public transport and alternative transport options for the community.

Minerals, Energy Resources, Environment and Waste Advisory Committee

The Minerals, Energy Resources, Environment and Waste Community Advisory Committee brings together community members with an interest in waste management and environmental issues including the extraction of minerals and petroleum (coal seam gas) within the Wollondilly Shire.

Cubbitch Barta Reserve Steering Committee

Wollondilly Shire Council recently became the legal owner of Cubbitch Barta Reserve located in Camden Park in the north of the LGA.  The Reserve was previously owned by Stockland Development Corporation.