Committees

Our Councillors serve on several committees. This includes external and advisory committees.

 

External Committees

Role of Committee/Council

Nominated
Councillor

Ballarat Rail-Line Action Committee (BRAC)

The intent of the BRAC is to advocate for key improvements in access to public transport for the broader region. Member Councils include Brimbank City Council, Ararat Rural City Council, Ballarat City Council, Moorabool Shire Council and Pyrenees Shire Council.

Cr Lancashire

Brooklyn Community Representative Group

To foster collaboration between community, industry and government, to ensure ongoing environmental management in the Brooklyn area. External group, independently facilitated with support from the EPA, and Brimbank, Hobsons Bay and Maribyrnong City Councils

Cr David JP
Cr Hedditch
Cr Truong

Calder Highway Improvement Committee

A regional local government committee whose objective is to ensure the continued upgrading of the Calder Highway.

Cr Lancashire

Community Aviation Consultation Group

External group convened by Melbourne Airport and independently chaired.  Role to achieve community engagement on airport planning, development and operations.

Cr Tachos

LeadWest Ltd. Board

Representing the councils of Brimbank, Hobsons Bay, Maribyrnong, Moonee Valley, Melton and Wyndham, to support sustainable growth and regional development in Melbourne’s West.

Cr Hedditch
Cr Tachos (alternate)

Level Crossing Removal Project Stakeholder Liaison Group

Established for level crossing removal projects as a key avenue for community involvement during the project.

Mayor, Cr Giudice

Melbourne Regional Landfill Community Reference Group

External group convened by TPI Cleanaway.  Foster community understanding in the operation of landfill and compliance with licence conditions through the provision of information, monitoring data, presentations and site tours.

Develop broad understanding of Cleanaway’s current and future priorities regarding the ongoing operation of the site.

Cr Lancashire

Metropolitan Local Governments Waste Management Forum

To assist in the implementation of the State Government’s ‘Waste and Resource Recovery Policy – Getting Full Value’ and management and administration of waste disposal contracts.

Cr Lancashire

Metropolitan Transport Forum

Advocacy group for promotion of effective, efficient and equitable transport in metro Melbourne.

Cr Pham

Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) (State Council)

Victorian local government peak body, comprised of representatives whose role is to advocate on behalf of the industry and support its development, and represent the interests of their council by presenting its position on issues at State Council.

Cr Congreve
Cr Borg
(alternate)

Ravenhall Prison

External group convened by the Department of Justice and Regulation. Ensure effective communication with interested residents, community and special interest groups, business groups and relevant Government and public agencies.  Providing input into the development of a medium-security facility, particularly the development of the Correctional Facility Development Plan for the project.  

Cr Papafotiou

Victorian Local Governance Association (VLGA)

Acts as a peak body for councillors, local governments, community leaders and groups to support good governance, sustainability and social justice.

Cr Truong

Western Melbourne Tourism

Representative group of western regional councils (except Maribyrnong), tourism industry and LeadWest. Role is to advocate, coordinate and promote events and industry development for tourism in the western metropolitan region.

Deputy Mayor, Cr Allan

 

 Advisory Committee

Role of Committee/Council

Nominated
Councillor

Audit and Risk Management Committee

Advisory Committee to Council established in accordance with section 139(2) of the Local Government Act 1989 to provide oversight of internal and external audit activities. More information about the Audit and Risk Management Committee.

Cr Congreve
Mayor, Cr Giudice (all Councillors ex-officio)

Australia Day Awards Selection Committee

Selection of Australia Day Award recipients.

Mayor, Cr Giudice

Brimbank Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Reconciliation Action Plan Consultative Committee

To provide Council with advice on Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) issues and the ongoing implementation of the RAP

Cr Borg

Brimbank Arts Advisory Committee

To oversee the operational aspects of the Brimbank Arts Collection Policy Guidelines.

Deputy Mayor, Cr Allan
Cr Pham

Brimbank Community Fund Committee

To provide guidance of the administration of the Brimbank Community Fund

Cr David JP

Brimbank Disability Advisory Committee

To oversee and guide the implementation, monitoring and review of the Brimbank Disability Action Plan, and advise Council on  a range of matters affecting people with disability, their families and carers.

Cr Hedditch (Chair)
Cr Borg

Brimbank Learning and Employment Steering Committee (BLESC)

BLESC is a strategic and collaborative partnership of organisations and individuals that will lead and advocate on learning and employment in Brimbank. BLESC has external chair.

Cr Borg

Brooklyn Industrial Precinct Strategy Committee

To provide advice and recommendations to Council on implementation of the Brooklyn Evolution Strategy in Brooklyn.

Cr David (Chair)

Chief Executive Officer Employment Matters Committee

To provide guidance on the role of the CEO Performance and purpose of the CEO performance review

Mayor, Cr Giudice
Cr Tachos
Cr David, CrBorg

Errington Precinct Master Plan Community Reference Group: Sport and Recreation Projects

To provide a direct communication channel for gaining valuable and meaningful input and feedback from community members during implementation of sport and recreation projects of the Errington Precinct Master Plan.

Cr Pham (Chair)
Cr Tachos

Heritage Advisory Committee

To provide a forum for Council to work with the local community to promote the retention, protection and enhancement of Brimbank's heritage

Cr Lancashire

Municipal Emergency Management Plan Committee To ensure all agencies are involved in emergency planning for the municipality.

Cr Papafotiou (Chair)
Mayor, Cr Giudice 

Safety Roundtable

To bring together strategic safety partners to collaborate and coordinate efforts to achieve greater community safety outcomes in Brimbank.

Cr Papafotiou
Cr Truong
Mayor, Cr Giudice 

Social Justice Coalition – Strategic Implementation Group (SIG)

Brings together Council and a broad cross-section of community agencies and groups in a collaborative, strategic partnership to plan, lead and advocate on priority social justice issues in Brimbank.

Cr Hedditch (Chair)
Mayor, Cr Giudice

St Albans Community Centre Consultative Committee

To provide advice and feedback regarding programs and activities offered through the Centre.

Cr Tachos,
Cr Pham (co-Chairs)

St Albans Town Centre Partnership Group

To establish and maintain a successful partnership with the public and private sectors to improve the vitality and commercial viability of the St Albans Town Centre through regular dialogue between Brimbank City Council, government departments and agencies, property owners, business operators, and community.

Cr Tachos,
Cr Pham 

Sunshine Health Wellbeing and Education Precinct To involve key stakeholders in the preparation of a Strategic Plan to guide the development of the SHWEP to achieve its full potential as a health, wellbeing and education precinct.

Cr Hedditch and Cr Papafotiou (co-Chairs)
Cr Borg

Sunshine Town Centre Partnership Group

Assist in the implementation of the Sunshine Rising Program. Assist Council realise the vision for Sunshine Town Centre.

Cr David JP

Sydenham Park Master Plan Steering Committee

To provide a direct communication channel for gaining valuable and meaningful input and feedback from community representatives and other stakeholders during the development of the new Sydenham Park Master Plan.

Cr Papafotiou
Cr Lancashire (Chair)
Mayor, Cr Giudice
Cr Tachos

Waste Management Strategy Development Steering
Committee

To provide input into the development of a new Brimbank Waste Management Strategy.

Cr Lancashire (Chair),
Mayor, Cr Giudice,
Cr Tachos