Animal Advisory Committee – Nominations Open

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Published: 7 February 2018

In accordance with the Animal Advisory Committee Terms of Reference, Woollahra Council is calling for nominations for membership to the Committee for the next term.

The Woollahra Council Animal Advisory Committee serves as an advisory body to Council to assist with the development of policies, programmes, services and plans for companion animals.

Generally meetings will be held at the Council Chambers twice a year on the third Wednesday of the months of April and October or as required or called by the Chairperson when Council has a statutory obligation to consult on significant animal management issues, where advice or professional information is needed by Council or where Council identifies there is a need.   The duration of each meeting is approximately 1 to 2 hours.

The previous Committee’s term ended in September 2017. Nominations are now being sought for the next term ending in September 2019.

The Animal Advisory Committee will consist of:

  • Two (2) Councillors
  • Two (2) local animal professionals
  • Five (5) Woollahra Council residents, one from each Ward within the Municipality.   Primary residence must be within the Woollahra Local Government Area

Each prospective representative must have their nomination signed by a minimum of two (2) residents from within the Municipality and include a minimum of two (2) forms of proof of residence.

If there are more prospective representatives than places available, the Mayor will determine the membership for that category based on suitability, experience and distribution of representation across the Council area.

Pro-forma nomination forms or further information can be obtained by contacting Andrea Waghorn on 9391 7152.

Please mark your nomination to the attention of Andrea Waghorn, Compliance Administration Officer and post to Woollahra Council, PO Box 61, Double Bay NSW 1360, deliver to Customer Services, 536 New South Head Road, Double Bay or email to by Wednesday 28 March 2018.

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