Working parties and sub-committees

In This Section

Council staff, Councillors and community representatives are involved in a range of working parties and sub-committees that meet to discuss a range of community issues and Council projects, including:

Animal Advisory Committee

The Animal Advisory Committee has been established as an advisory body to assist with the refinement of policies and development of plans for companion animals.

Audit and Assurance Committee

The role of the Audit and Assurance Committee is to ensure that the Council maintains a Business Assurance and Audit Framework that comprises the necessary management systems and processes to achieve long term business sustainability and to assist the Council, General Manager and senior staff through its monitoring responsibilities relating to risk, compliance, governance, fraud prevention and the internal control environment.

Community Safety Committee

The Community Safety Committee brings together Council, Police, community groups and residents interested in local safety issues and crime prevention in Woollahra.

Cultural Committee

The role of the Woollahra Cultural Committee is to support Council in promoting arts, artists and cultural development within the local community.

Double Bay Working Party

The purpose of the working party is to oversee the preparation and implementation of a strategic action plan for the Double Bay commercial centre. The strategic action plan sets out further strategies and actions for the revitalisation of the Double Bay commercial centre. The Working Party operates in an advisory capacity.

Ecological Sustainability Task Force

The role of the Ecological Sustainability Task Force is to advise Council on the development, implementation and review of strategic and policy documents relating to ecological sustainability within the municipality.

Floodplain Risk Management Committee

The Floodplain Risk Management Committee has been established as an advisory committee to assist Council in the development and implementation of floodplain risk management plans.

Oxford Street Working Party

The Oxford Street Working Party (OSWP) is an advisory body. Its purposes are to:

  • assist with the revitalisation and reinvention of Oxford Street
  • provide a mechanism for consultation with key stakeholders
  • advise on strategies and projects arising from the Oxford Street Roadmap Report (PDF, 4.5 MB)

Strategic Planning Working Party

The Strategic Planning Working Party provides direction on major strategic planning projects, including significant amendments to the Woollahra LEP 2014 and the Woollahra DCP 2015.

Woollahra Plaques Advisory Committee

This committee advises Council on nominations for plaques to commemorate significant people or events in the Woollahra municipality.

Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Committee

This committee advises Council on the development and coordination of the Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize.

Yarranabbe Park Plan of Management Steering Committee

The role of the Yarranabbe Park Plan of Management Steering Committee is to advise Council on the development, implementation and review of strategic and policy documents relating to Yarranabbe Park’s Plan of Management and masterplan.