Community Committees

Commitees Workings Groups and Forums EOI

Community committees and working parties allow a public forum for Councillors and Council staff to consult with representatives of the local community on important local issues.

Expressions of Interest are now being sought for community positions within the following Committees, Working Groups and Forums. Please note all community members that form a committee, working group or forum must abide by Council's Code of Conduct, head to Council's dedicated page Code of Conduct to view more.

Submissions for Expressions of Interest were set to close 5pm on Friday 17 June 2022; however due to some committees not receiving enough EOIs, these have been left open for the foreseeable future until an outcome is available. Submit a EOI using a survey in the fields below; paper copies are available upon request at Council's Civic Administration Buildings.

AQUATICS WORKING PARTY

The aim of the Aquatics Working Party is to assist Council decision making in relation to aquatic leisure development projects.

Download a copy of the Terms of Reference for this committee; Terms of Reference - Aquatics Working Party (PDF 174.9KB)

Dubbo Regional Council has received enough expressions of interest to make this working party viable; therefore submissions for further EOIs are not being accepted.

CLIMATE CHANGE AND RESILIENCE COMMITTEE

The aim of the Climate Change Committee is to assist Council and the local community to take strategic and effective action on human induced climate change. This would include a focus on climate change mitigation (emissions reduction) and adaptation (preparing for climate change impacts).

Download a copy of the Terms of Reference for this committee; Terms of Reference - Climate Change and Resilience Committee (PDF 176.6KB)

Dubbo Regional Council has received enough expressions of interest to make this committee viable; therefore submissions for further EOIs are not being accepted.

CULTURAL AND TOURISM FACILITY COMMITTEE

The aim of the Cultural and Tourism Facility Committee is to support the strategic direction and guidance of operations within Council facilities providing services to local and non-local visitors.

Download a copy of the Terms of Reference for this committee; Terms of Reference - Cultural and Tourism Facility Committee (PDF 176.9KB)

Dubbo Regional Council has received enough expressions of interest to make this committee viable; therefore submissions for further EOIs are not being accepted.

DUBBO REGIONAL LIVESTOCK MARKETS ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The aim of the Dubbo Regional Livestock Market Advisory Committee is to contribute to discussions on strategic aspects of the business, provide informed and independent advice on short and long-term business plans and/or actions and investment, and aligning function outcomes with Council’s Community Strategic Plan and supporting regional economic growth.

Download a copy of the Terms of Reference for this committee; Terms of Reference - Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets Advisory Committee (PDF 179.3KB)

Council is looking for 11 community members; made up of 2 representatives of DSSA, 3 independent skilled representatives, 3 supply chain representatives, and 3 senior management level government representatives.

Submit an Expression of Interest by completing the form; Expression of Interest - Dubbo Regional Livestock Markets Advisory Committee

MULTICULTURAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The aim of the Multicultural Advisory Committee is to advocate for residents of the Dubbo Regional Local Government Area (LGA) who are from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and to promote respect and understanding amongst various cultural groups within the LGA.

Download a copy of the Terms of Reference for this committee; Terms of Reference - Multicultural Advisory Committee (PDF 177.5KB)

Dubbo Regional Council has received enough expressions of interest to make this committee viable; therefore submissions for further EOIs are not being accepted.

PUBLIC SPACES TREE COMMITTEE

The aim of the Public Spaces Tree Committee is to advise the Committee on tree management matters on Council managed public spaces that consist of parks, urban road reserves and reserves, not including operational land (as defined by Part 2 of Chapter 6 of the Local Government Act 1993). To report on the progress of developing the urban canopy cover and to work cooperatively in disseminating this information to the broader community. To provide a conduit on community views on plant selection in an effort to develop a more resilient urban forest, capable of withstanding climate change and pest and disease incursions.

Download a copy of the Terms of Reference for this committee; Terms of Reference - Public Spaces Tree Committee (PDF 177.6KB)

Dubbo Regional Council has received enough expressions of interest to make this committee viable; therefore submissions for further EOIs are not being accepted.

RECONCILIATION ACTION PLAN WORKING GROUP

The aim of the Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group is to develop a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) in consultation with Reconciliation Australia, using their toolkit, templates and resources. The first essential element for developing a RAP is to establish a working group made up of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff and/or stakeholders and non-Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff and/or stakeholders.

Download a copy of the Terms of Reference for this working party; Terms of Reference - Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group (PDF 178KB)

Council is looking for 6 community members; made up of 1 representative of Dubbo Aboriginal Community Working Party, 1 representative of Wellington Aboriginal Advisory Panel, and 4 members of the wider community.

Submit an Expression of Interest by completing the form; Expression of Interest - Reconciliation Action Plan Working Group

SISTER CITY COMMITTEE

The aim of the Sister City Committee is to foster Sister City relationships which are a Council-to-Council relationship that, after research and negotiation, is sealed by the Mayors of both cities signing a document cementing that relationship. To promote the exchange of new ideas and successful experiences with partner cities leading to a more vibrant Local Government Authority.

Download a copy of the Terms of Reference for this committee; Terms of Reference - Sister City Committee (PDF 176.6KB)

Dubbo Regional Council has received enough expressions of interest to make this committee viable; therefore submissions for further EOIs are not being accepted.

SOCIAL JUSTICE ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The aim of the Social Justice Advisory Committee is to provide a platform for the Collective Impact for Social Change Policy to be enacted as a living document within all council functions and responsibilities. Collective Impact works within these five core principles:

  1. Common agenda
  2. Shared measurement systems
  3. Mutually reinforcing activities
  4. Continuous communication
  5. Backbone support organisations.

Download a copy of the Terms of Reference for this committee; Terms of Reference - Social Justice Advisory Committee (PDF 179.6KB)

Dubbo Regional Council has received enough expressions of interest to make this committee viable; therefore submissions for further EOIs are not being accepted.

SPARC COMMITTEE

The aim of the SPARC Committee is to support the strategic direction and guidance for the development of actions within the Regional Cultural Plan, SPARC – Shaping Plans to Advance Regional Culture.

Download a copy of the Terms of Reference for this committee; Terms of Reference - SPARC Committee (PDF 176.2KB)

Dubbo Regional Council has received enough expressions of interest to make this committee viable; therefore submissions for further EOIs are not being accepted.

VILLAGES COMMITTEE

The aim of the Villages Committee is to provide a voice for and advocate on behalf of the residents of the villages of the Dubbo Regional Council Local Government Area (LGA).

Download a copy of the Terms of Reference for this committee; Terms of Reference - Villages Committee (PDF 177.5KB)

Council is looking for 8 community members.

Submit an Expression of Interest by completing the form; Expression of Interest - Villages Committee

WELLINGTON TOWN COMMITTEE

The aim of the Wellington Town Committee is to provide a voice for and advocate on behalf of the residents of the Wellington town area.

Download a copy of the Terms of Reference for this committee; Terms of Reference - Wellington Town Committee (PDF 177.9KB)

Dubbo Regional Council has received enough expressions of interest to make this committee viable; therefore submissions for further EOIs are not being accepted.

WIRADJURI TOURISM PROJECT COMMITTEE

The aim of the Wiradjuri Tourism Project Committee is to support the strategic direction and provide cultural guide and for the development of the Wiradjuri Tourism Centre.

Download a copy of the Terms of Reference for this committee; Terms of Reference - Wiradjuri Tourism Project Committee (PDF 176.8KB)

Council is looking for 6 community members; made up of 2 Traditional Owners, and 4 representatives of Dubbo Aboriginal Community Working Party.

Submit an Expression of Interest by completing the form; Expression of Interest - Wiradjuri Tourism Project Committee

YOUTH COUNCIL

The aim of the Youth Council is to focus on capacity building by encouraging young people to make independent decisions and to negotiate priorities of the communities through participation.

Dubbo Regional Council aims to support every member of the community, including the Youth of the Dubbo region, in particular the Young Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

Extracurricular activities, such as the opportunity to join the Youth Council, provide new opportunities to young people in the Dubbo region and assist them to develop important life skills including, teamwork, leadership, self-confidence and resilience.

Download a copy of the Terms of Reference for this committee; Terms of Reference - Youth Council (PDF 212KB)

Council is looking for 8 community members between the ages of 12 and 24 years old.

Submit an Expression of Interest by completing the form; Expression of Interest - Youth Council

Last Edited: 20 Jun 2022

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