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

External Committees

Role of Committee/Council


Australian Mayoral Aviation Committee

To ensure that all reasonable measures are taken by the relevant authorities to minimise the deleterious effect of aircraft and airport operations on local communities.


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.


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


Calder Highway Improvement Committee

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


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.


LeadWest Special Committee

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 Rasic

Cr Tachos (alternate)

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.


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 (interim)

Cr Branton (interim proxy)

Metropolitan Transport Forum

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


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 Rasic

Cr Nguyen (substitute)

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.



 Advisory Committee

Role of Committee/Council


Audit and Risk Committee

Committee established in accordance with section 53 of the Local Government Act 2020 to provide oversight of financial and performance reporting, risk management, fraud prevention systems and control, maintenance of a sound internal control environment, assurance activities including internal and external audit. More information about the Audit and Risk Committee.

Cr Kerr

Cr David

Cr Branton (substitute)

Australia Day Awards Selection Committee

Selection of Australia Day Award recipients.


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


Brimbank Arts Advisory Committee

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


Brimbank Community Fund Committee

To provide guidance of the administration of the Brimbank Community Fund


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.


Brooklyn Industrial Precinct Strategy Committee

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


Chief Executive Officer Employment Matters Committee

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

Cr Rasic

Cr Papalia

Cr Borg

Cr David

Collective Action Committee

The key role of the Committee will be to establish a ‘backbone organisation’ that will support collective impact work over a 10 year period, acting as the ‘connector’ between community organisations, residents and Council. It is anticipated establishing the backbone organisation will take two years. 


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.


Facility Naming Advisory Committee (St Albans Leisure Centre Redevelopment Project)

To receive a longlist of place names proposed for the facility to replace the St Albans Leisure Centre, for the purpose of shortlisting and recommending a name (or names) to Council for further consideration and ultimate submission to Geographic Names Victoria


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


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


Safety Roundtable

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


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.


St Albans Community Centre Consultative Committee

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


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.


Sunshine Town Centre Partnership Group

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


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.