Council committee membership

Councillors group photo

Involvement with committees provides Councillors with an opportunity for community engagement. Advisory committees to Council also have the opportunity to provide input into the strategic direction of the Council and guidance to staff working on Council initiatives.

There are Council representatives on the following committees: 

Audit and Risk Committee

  • Mayor Cr Metcalf
  • Cr O’Rourke
  • Cr Sloan

Legislated Committee for City of Greater Bendigo

Finance Committee – All Councillors

Integrated Municipal Emergency Management Planning Committee – Mayor Cr Metcalf

Strategic Planning Governance

Arts and Creative Industries Advisory Committee – Cr Fyffe, Deputy Mayor Cr Evans

Creative City of Gastronomy Advisory Committee – Mayor Cr Metcalf, Cr Alden

Cultural Diversity and Inclusion Plan Steering Committee – Deputy Mayor Cr Evans

Economic Statement and Strategy Steering Committee – Mayor Cr Metcalf

Greater Bendigo Coalition for Gender Equity - Cr Sloan

Greater Bendigo Climate Collaborative (formally Bendigo Drawdown Project) – Mayor Cr Metcalf, Cr Alden

Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan – Mayor Cr Metcalf, Cr Alden

Public Spaces Advisory Committee - Cr Alden

Sustainability and Environment Advisory Committee (SEAC) – Cr Sloan, Cr Alden

Independent Community Group / Organisation

Bendigo Agricultural Show Society - Cr Fyffe

Bendigo Manufacturing Group - Cr O’Rourke

Bendigo Safe Community Forum – Mayor Cr Metcalf

Bendigo Tourism Board Incorporated (Inc) – Deputy Mayor Cr Evans

Calder Highway Improvement Committee - Cr Penna

Central Victorian Greenhouse Alliance (CVGA) Board - Cr Alden

Fosterville Gold Mine Environmental Review Committee – Cr Penna, Cr Sloan

Municipal Association of Victoria - Cr Fyffe

National Chinese Museum of Australia Limited, trading as Golden Dragon Museum - Cr O’Rourke

Integrated Community Group/Organisation

Bendigo Art Gallery Board - Cr Fyffe

Bendigo Trust Board (Bendigo Heritage Attractions) – Mayor Cr Metcalf

Goldfields Library Corporation Ordinary Library Board Meeting - Cr Fyffe

Loddon Mallee Waste and Resource Recovery Group Forum – Mayor Cr Metcalf

Pandemic Relief and Recovery Committee – Mayor Cr Metcalf, Deputy Mayor Cr Evans

Community Advisory or Reference Group

Bendigo Easter Festival Reference Group - Cr Fyffe

Bendigo Livestock Exchange Stakeholders Group - Cr Williams

Disability Inclusion Reference Committee (DIRC) – Deputy Mayor Cr Evans

Farming and Agribusiness Advisory Committee – Mayor Cr Metcalf, Cr Williams

Heritage Advisory Committee – Cr Fagg

Positive Ageing Advisory Committee - Cr Penna

Rural Communities Committee – Mayor Cr Metcalf, Cr Williams


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