Local democracy - new advisory groups

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Advisory groups are an important part of Council’s local democracy. Advisory groups comprise interested or expert citizens who meet regularly to deliberate on information and provide ongoing advice to Council. The groups contribute to strategies, policies, programs and actions that help to achieve the aspirations of the community as outlined in Our Inner West 2036 Community Strategic Plan and Council’s Delivery Program.



Community feedback is invited on a proposed new advisory group structure for the Inner West.

Background

When Inner West Council was formed in May 2016, the existing advisory committees of the former councils were dissolved. The Administrator set

Advisory groups are an important part of Council’s local democracy. Advisory groups comprise interested or expert citizens who meet regularly to deliberate on information and provide ongoing advice to Council. The groups contribute to strategies, policies, programs and actions that help to achieve the aspirations of the community as outlined in Our Inner West 2036 Community Strategic Plan and Council’s Delivery Program.