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Calling Expressions of Interest (EOIs) -
Working Parties, Sub-Committees and/or Advisory Groups

Council is now inviting Expressions of Interest (EOI) from interested persons to participate for the period July 2023 to September 2024, in the following Council Working Parties, Sub-Committees and /or Advisory Groups:

  • Animal Advisory Committee
  • Arts and Culture Advisory Committee
  • Floodplain Risk Management Committee
  • Inclusion (Disability, Aged and Carers) Advisory Committee
  • Oxford Street & Paddington Working Party
  • Paddington Heritage Conservation Area Working Party
  • Public Art Panel
  • Rose Bay Beach Working Party
  • Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize.

EOI calls for residents, community representatives and/ or business owners as applicable to make an application to be considered to be a member of one or more of the above-mentioned Working Parties, Sub-Committees and /or Advisory Groups.
Further information can be found in the Information Package and EOI Form.

Details of each of the Working Parties, Sub-Committees and/or Advisory Groups are shown below.

It is envisaged that the outcome of the EOI process will be completed by the end of June 2023, with the successful persons advised of their appointment commencing from 1 July 2023 and attending meetings when called post July 2023.

To apply, please complete the form, provide a supporting cover letter and submit this to Council by close of business, Friday 9 June 2023, via email

Animal Advisory Committee

The Animal Advisory Committee has been established to assist with the development of policies, programs, services and plans for companion animals.

Arts and Culture Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Arts and Culture Advisory Committee is to support the Council in the development, delivery and implementation of actions and priorities identified in the Arts and Culture Strategy. This strategy will provide a long term vision for creativity and culture in the Woollahra LGA and a roadmap for Council, the community and our partners to work together towards an inspiring, innovative and engaging arts and cultural life for the LGA.

Audit, Risk & Improvement Committee

The role of the Audit, Risk & Improvement Committee (ARIC) is to provide independent assurance and assistance to the Council on risk management, control, governance, internal audits, organisational performance and external accountability requirements and 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.

Ecological Sustainability Task Force

The purpose of the Ecological Sustainability Task Force is to assist Council to integrate environmental sustainability into Council policy, plans and operations.

Floodplain Risk Management Committee

The Floodplain Risk Management Committee has been established as an advisory committee to focus on the floodplain management issues and adopted floodplain management program.

Inclusion (Disability, Aged and Carers) Advisory Committee

The Inclusion (Disability, Aged and Carers) Advisory Committee provides advice based on the experience in the areas of living with a disability, being elderly or being a carer. The Advisory Committee also provides advice to assist making the Woollahra Local Government Area (LGA) a pleasant place to live and accessible for all. The advisory Committee provides feedback on Council, policies, strategies, plans and infrastructure as well as services and facilities.

Oxford Street & Paddington Working Party

The discuss matters relating to the Oxford Street & Paddington area.

Paddington Heritage Conservation Area Working Party

To discuss matters relating to the Paddington Heritage Conservation Area.

Property Assets Working Party

The scope of the Working Party's activities is to consider existing Council owned and managed property assets and any potential future property assets.

Public Art Panel

The Public Art Panel (previously the Public Art Trust established in 2012) was established with the aim to advise and provide curatorial expertise to Council for The Public Art Gallery to collect, preserve, commission, display and promote works of art for the benefit, enjoyment and cultural advantage of the residents and visitors of the Municipality of Woollahra.

Rose Bay Beach Working Party

The meeting considers various matters and to identify the sources of pollution and to identify solutions to improve water quality at Rose Bay Beach.

Small Business Advisory Group

The Small Business Working Party purpose to promote and support small business and start-ups within the Woollahra Local Government Area.

Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Committee

The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Committee focuses on the growth, expansion and direction of the Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize.