Sustainability Advisory Committee

Call for Nominations to Sustainability Advisory Committee

The Shire of Augusta Margaret River is calling for nominations for members of the community to volunteer to become members of the Sustainability Advisory Committee:

Sustainability Advisory Committee: Up to 8 community members with interest and expertise in sustainability matters.

Those community members applying to become members of the Sustainability Advisory Committee should provide supporting information as to how you can assist sustainability in the Shire.

To view the reviewed Terms of Reference please click here

Please address written nominations by 4pm Tuesday 12 October 2021  to:

Stephanie Addison-Brown

Chief Executive Officer

PO Box 61

MARGARET RIVER WA 6285

Or by email to: [email protected]

Council will appoint reference group members at a Council meeting following the close of the submission period.

The Committee is made up of two councillors, up to 8 community members and Shire staff with interest and expertise in sustainability related matters.

Priorities

1. Energy

Minimise consumption of polluting and non-renewable energy sources and promote the use of renewable energy sources

2. Water harvesting and recycling

Improve water use efficiency

3. Building design

To develop and implement local building design guidelines that promote environmentally-sustainable design including materials selection, energy minimisation and water consumption and recycling

4. Urban form and subdivision

To develop and implement subdivision and urban design guidelines to achieve towns, neighbourhoods, individual developments and buildings that create vibrant, healthy, happy, adaptable and sustainable communities

5. Biodiversity

Protect and maintain the rich biodiversity of the Shire through the development of appropriate management strategies

6. Information strategies

Educate and encourage behavioural changes in residents and visitors

7. Waste

Reduce waste sent to landfill and promote more efficient use of resources

8. Climate Action

Reducing emissions to meet the net zero 2030 target and climate adaptation planning

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Postal Address

PO Box 61
Margaret River WA 6285

Margaret River

41 Wallcliffe Road
Monday to Friday
9am-4pm
Ph 08 9780 5255
Fax 08 9757 2512

Augusta

66 Allnut Terrace
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9am-12pm, 1pm-4pm
Ph 08 9780 5255

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