Environmental Advisory Committee

Established in 2009, this committee played a crucial role in the development of the Monash Environmental Roadmap (pdf, 3MB), setting out environmental targets for Council to achieve.

The 2012-14 Environmental Advisory Committee provided direction and context during all stages of developing the Environmental Sustainability Strategy 2016 -2026. (pdf, 8MB)

 Appointment of new Committee Members 2018-2020

Thirteen members of the Environmental Advisory Committee 2018-2020 were approved by Council at is 24 April 2018 Council meeting following a public call for nominations.

The incoming Committee members are:

  • Andrew Armstrong
  • Ayusha Gupta
  • Howard Rose
  • Kallista Sears
  • Lee Tan
  • Phei (Faye) Lok
  • Steven Owens
  • Andrew Allan
  • Carlie Dann
  • Kym Boekel
  • John Krohn
  • Meredith Ralph
  • Romany Cullen

Three Monash Councillors are members of this committee: Cr Josh Fergeus, Cr Brian Little and Cr Lynnette Saloumi.

There were 31 nominations for the committee following an invitation from Council for people to nominate. Applications closed on Friday 6 April 2018. The term is for two years and previous committee members were eligible to apply.

Responsibilities

To advise Council on environmental and sustainability issues to improve environment in Monash. To achieve this, the Environment Advisory Committee will:

  • Provide input and advice to Council on issues of environmental sustainability
  • To provide input to the development of environmental policies
  • Provide input on behalf of the community and community organisations
  • Assist in determining the priority of activities to be undertaken and annual objectives
  • To provide input into projects that have an environmental focus
  • Actively support Council's consultation with and advocacy to the broader community
  • Monitor and review environmental and sustainability issues in Monash
  • Advocate to Council for the benefit of the Monash environment

Terms of Reference

Environmental Advisory Committee Terms of Reference - revised June 2018 (pdf, 237KB)

Contact

Contact Officer: call Trish McGee, Sustainability Coordinator, on 9518 3733 or email EACsupport@monash.vic.gov.au.

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Last updated: 28 June 2018