Sustainable Hepburn Community Advisory Committee
Council is inviting community members to join the Sustainable Hepburn Community Advisory Committee to assist in the implementation of Council’s four-year environmental sustainability strategy, Sustainable Hepburn 2022-26. Applications are now open, closing at 5pm on 12 June.
A maximum of 10 community members will be selected, representing the diversity within Hepburn Shire’s community. The Committee will meet a minimum of three times per year with the first meeting to be held on 27 July.
The key purpose of the Community Advisory Committee is to provide input via advice and recommendations (where appropriate) to Council in relation to the implementation of Sustainable Hepburn’s actions with a focus on community facing activities.
In addition, the Community Advisory Committee will assist with building stronger partnership and collaboration between council and community for Sustainable Hepburn’s implementation as well as assisting with transparency of progress and efficiency of communication.
See Terms of Reference for full details and click on the link below to apply.
Sustainable Hepburn Strategy 2022-2026
Sustainable Hepburn 2022-26 is the Hepburn Shire Council’s new environmental sustainability strategy acknowledging the interconnected nature of climate change, biodiversity and waste management. The strategy updates Council’s commitment to further reduce our corporate greenhouse gas emissions, protect and enhance our local biodiversity, transition to a low waste Shire and become more resilient to the impacts of climate change. Sustainable Hepburn includes actions for council to reduce impact on its own operations as well as actions to assist the community.
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