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

Mayor, Cr Hedditch
Cr David JP
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

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.

Mayor, Cr Hedditch
Cr Tachos (alternate)

Community Aviation Consultation Group

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

Provide advice regarding communication, consultation and engagement to other stakeholders including Melbourne Airport. Leanne Deans, Manager City Strategy (as a representative of the Melbourne Airport Noise Abatement Committee). Council not currently represented, however, proposed request to Melbourne Airport to provide for representation.

Cr Tachos

Level Crossing Removal Project Stakeholder Liaison Group

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

Cr Giudice

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

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 Tachos

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.  

Deputy Mayor, 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.

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

Cr Giudice

(all Councillors ex-officio)

Australia Day Awards Selection Committee

Selection of Australia Day Award recipients.

Mayor, Cr Hedditch

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.

Cr Allan

Brimbank Community Fund Committee

To provide guidance of the administration of the Brimbank Community Fund

Cr David JP

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 Truong

Errington Precinct Master Plan Implementation (Phase One) Community Reference Group

To provide for community input into the implementation of Phase One of the Errington Precinct Master Plan.

Cr Pham

Former Keilor Library Community Consultative Committee

To provide a direct communication channel for gaining valuable and meaningful input and feedback from community representatives during the development of future use options for the Keilor Library at Kennedy Street, Keilor.

Cr Allan

Cr Tachos

Cr Papafotiou

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

Keilor Interim Artefacts Committee To make recommendations to Council, consistent with the Brimbank Art Collection Policy, specifically in relation to the return of Keilor related items in the Civic and Ceremonial Collection to the Keilor Community Hub. Cr Allan

Safety Roundtable

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

Cr Truong

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.

Mayor, Cr Hedditch

St Albans Community Centre Consultative Committee

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

Cr Borg

Sunshine Leisure Centre Community Consultative Committee

To provide a direct communication channel for providing input and feedback from community representatives and industry experts during the development of the Sunshine Leisure Centre Business Case (based on the Sunshine Leisure Centre Community Recommendations report)

Mayor, Cr Hedditch

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

Municipal Emergency Management Plan Committee

To ensure all agencies are involved in emergency planning for the municipality.

Deputy Mayor, Cr Papafotiou