Environmental Advisory Panel

Environmental Advisory Panel

The Environmental Advisory Panel is in the process of being established following a resolution of Council on 15 May 2017 to endorse its Terms of Reference.

The elected members on the panel are Cr Barry Featherston and Cr Katherine Stanley-Murray.

Council is currently advertising for interested participants. You can find the advertisement here and the Application Form here.

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 3 July 2017.

About the Positions

Up to six panel positions are available for community representatives. Positions are voluntary and members will be appointed for a two year term. It is likely that a Chairperson will be selected by Council from the successful candidates.

The role of the Panel shall be to provide input and advice to Council regarding implementation of Council’s Environmental Action Plan. Environmental and sustainability matters to be addressed by the Panel may include water resource management, biodiversity conservation, climate change adaption, resource recovery & waste management, environmental education and the reduction of Council’s corporate footprint.

In addition to an interest or experience in these environmental issues, community representatives appointed to the Panel should also have skills, knowledge and/or experience in one or more of the following:

  • grant processes 
  • relevant Federal and State government legislation, goals, policies and objectives 
  • links to relevant networks, community groups and wider community 
  • track record of achieving positive outcomes through collaborative projects.

Download the application form here. Questions about the Panel should be directed to Council’s Environmental Strategy Officer on (08) 8555 7000.

Environmental Action Plan

Council’s Environmental Action Plan, endorsed in April 2014, is available here.

Alexandrina’s environmental aspiration is to ‘Thrive in Clean Green Futures’. For further information visit the environment pages.

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