Advisory Groups

Councillors also represent council on a number of advisory and working groups.

Airport Advisory Committee

Assist Council with the development of the Airport with a critical role under the Noise Management Plan.

Bushfire Advisory Committee

Established pursuant to the Bushfires Act 1954 to provide advice to Council in regard to all matters relating to bushfire control, prevention and management.

Cape Region Organisation of Council (CAPERoc)

Exist to enhance the capacity of both local governments (City of Busselton and Shire of Augusta Margaret River) to deliver social, economic and environmental benefits to their communities and the region.

Local Emergency Management Committee

Established pursuant to the Local emergency Management Act 2005 to assist Council and ensure local emergency management arrangements are established.

Busselton Margaret River Airport Consultation Group

Consults with the community, aviation, tourism, business and government organisations about the BMRA project, operations and potential impacts.

Busselton Entertainment Arts and Creative Hub

Provides advice and recommendations in relation to the progress of the Performing Arts Centre.

Sustainability and Energy Working Group

Considers the development and implementation of energy efficiency initiatives.

Economic Development Taskforce

Provides advice and recommendations as to the implementation of the Economic Development Strategy.

Economic Development Working Group

Is a subsidiary working group of the Economic Development Taskforce.

Smart Cities Digital Strategies Working Group

Is a subsidiary working group of the Economic Development Taskforce.

Busselton Jetty Reference Group

Provides a forum for discussion on Jetty related matters with Busselton Jetty Inc. and Council.

Disability Access and Inclusion Reference Group

Assists with the implementation of initiatives identified in the Disability Access and Inclusion Plan.

Vasse Recreation Facilities Group

Assist with the development of recreational facilities in Vasse.

Peron-Naturaliste Group

One of nine local governments on the Board. Works with State Government to lobby the Federal Government about environmental issues.

Marketing and Events Reference Group

Makes recommendations to Council on the allocation of marketing and events funding.

Busselton and Sugito Sister Cities Partnership

Manages the sister city relationship with Sugito, Japan and arranges adult and youth exchanges.

Busselton Senior Citizens Board

A Councillor participates on the Board of Management in accordance with the Board’s constitution.

Regional Roads Group

The group prioritizes and resolves projects for the allocation of monies received from State and Federal Government.

Geographe Bay Regional RoadWise Road Safety Working Group

Reviews road safety issues.

South Western Zone Local Government Association

An association of 12 South West local governments that meet to consider WA Local Government Association initiatives.


Ministerial Appointments

  • Development Assessment Panel
  • Yallingup Land Conservation District Committee
  • GeoCatch
  • Vasse Ministerial Taskforce
  • Meelup Regional Park Management Committee

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