Council

Community Advisory committees

Community Advisory Committees facilitate community participation and input into policy and service development, projects and events.

Council has established a number of Community Advisory Committees to facilitate community participation and input into policy and service development, or to assist with facility, project and event management.

Community Advisory Committees typically are made up of Councillors, Council Officers and a number of community representatives. The community representatives may be local residents appointed in their own right, or representatives of service authorities, support agencies or community organisations.

Council has established and appointed Councillor members to the following Community Advisory Committees for a period of 12 months or until such time as Council makes a further resolution on the matter.

Committee

Nominated Councillor(s)

Active and Healthy Ageing Advisory Committee

Cr. Gaetano Greco (Chair)
Cr. Susan Rennie (Deputy)
Cr. Julie Williams (Proxy)

Art and Heritage Advisory Panel

Cr. Susanne Newton
Cr. Lina Messina (Proxy)

Darebin Aboriginal Advisory Committee

Cr. Lina Messina (Chair)
Cr. Gaetano Greco (Deputy)
Cr. Susan Rennie (Proxy)
Cr. Tim Laurence (Proxy)
Cr. Susanne Newton (Proxy)

Darebin Disability Advisory Committee

Cr. Julie Williams (Chair)
Cr. Tim Laurence (Proxy)

Darebin Domestic Animal Management Reference Group

Cr. Julie Williams (Chair)
Cr. Tim Laurence (Proxy)

Darebin Education Network

Cr. Susan Rennie (Chair)
Cr. Emily Dimitriadis (Proxy)

Climate Emergency Darebin Advisory Committee

Cr. Trent McCarthy (Chair)
Cr. Susan Rennie (Deputy)

Darebin Community Awards Advisory Committee

Cr. Lina Messina

Darebin Interfaith Council

Cr. Gaetano Greco

Darebin Nature Trust

Cr. Trent McCarthy (Chair)
Cr. Tim Laurence
Cr. Gaetano Greco
Cr. Tom Hannan

Darebin Women's Advisory Committee

Cr. Emily Dimitriadis (Chair)

Sexuality, Sex and Gender Diversity Advisory Committee

Cr. Susanne Newton

Darebin Welcoming Cities Community Reference Groups

Cr. Gaetano Greco

Young Citizens Jury  

 

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Join one of Darebin’s community advisory committees.
Informing Council on issues that influence services delivered to those ageing in Darebin, and report on the Darebin Active and Healthy Ageing Strategy.
Providing expert advice and support to achieving the visual art, public art and heritage interpretation projects, services and activities.
Climate Emergency Darebin advisory committee provides advice and feedback to Council in the implementation of Council’s Climate Emergency Plan.
Playing an important role in contributing to and monitoring the implementation of the Darebin Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Action Plan.
Advising Council on issues relating to access and inclusion for people with disabilities and carers living, working, studying or visiting Darebin.
The Darebin Education Network was first established to provide guidance in the development of the Darebin Education Inquiry during 2012 - 2013.
Providing advice to Council on issues affecting faith communities, informing Council decision making in relation to policy, program and services.
Providing advice to Council on issues affecting faith communities, informing Council decision making in relation to policy, program and services.
Facilitating and monitoring Council’s progress toward the principles and criteria across the six categories of the Welcoming Cities Standard.
Providing strategic advice and a gender lens on issues, policies, programs and services for Council on issues affecting gender-diverse communities.
Advising Council on issues and barriers to equality affecting people in the City of Darebin who identify as LGBTIQ+.