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Advisory Committees

International Relations Advisory Committee

Cr. Tony Herbert

Purpose of the committee

  • To promote and facilitate the Warrnambool community enjoying direct associations with cities (in Japan and other countries) promoting international friendship, cultural exchange and a general international awareness.
  • To develop activities such as student exchange, teacher exchange, citizen exchange, school language programs, cultural and sporting exchange, community involvement.
  • To enhance Warrnambool's economy through improved business, trade and tourism links.
  • To consider and provide advice to Council about general Miura/Warrnambool Sister City matters, including the friendship garden.
  • To support Council in hosting international delegations where appropriate.
  • Advice to Council relating to Sister City policy, strategy, current issues or trends.


Environment and Planning Advisory Committee

Cr. Peter Hulin

Purpose of the committee:

  • To provide advice to Council on strategic planning matters;
  • To provide advice to Council on environment and sustainable matters;
  • To assist Council in the implementation of sustainability and environmental initiatives and projects;
  • To assist Council in the implementation of the Green Warrnambool Plan;
  • To provide advice to Council in relation to conservation and enhancement of the urban landscape;

Warrnambool City Health and Wellbeing Advisory Committee

Cr. Sue Cassidy

Purpose of the committee:

  • Provide advice to Council on the development, review and implementation of the Warrnambool City Health and Wellbeing Plan and associated Action Plans.


South-West Victorian Livestock Exchange Advisory Committee

Cr. Robert Anderson

Purpose of the committee:

  • Provide advice in relation to the management and operation of the Warrnambool Livestock Exchange.
  • Provide a conduit for information between the Warrnambool City Council, saleyards management, stock agents, buyers, sellers, transporters, other stakeholders and the community.


Warrnambool Australia Day Advisory Committee

Cr Michael Neoh

Purpose of the committee:

  • To provide advice and recommendations around the Warrnambool Australia Day awards

Economic Development Advisory Committee

Purpose of the committee:

  • To advise Council on matters relating to the economy of Warrnambool and the Great South Coast.
  • To discuss new initiatives and major projects that support the Economic Development and Investment Strategy
  • To review new initiatives using an agreed assessment model
  • To review feasibility studies and business cases in line with Council priorities; and
  • To act as a reference group and provide recommendations to Council on matters that fall within the Committees Terms of Reference, or are otherwise consistent with the intent and purpose of the Economic Development and Advisory Committee.


Visitor Economy Advisory Committee

Purpose of the committee:

  • To provide expert advice and recommendations on all tourism-related matters;
  • Conduct tasks and projects to strengthen the visitor economy on WCC behalf;
  • Build and enhance relationships and partnerships of the visitor economy; and
  • Collect, evaluate and determine trends and outcomes to enable evidence based advice




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