A guide to our committees, panels and advisory groups

Council has many different committees, panels and advisory groups that provide input into Council decisions. Some are required by legislation and others act in an advisory capacity.

Committees and panels

  • Audit, Risk & Improvement Committee: Cr Darlene Cook and Cr Elly Bird
  • Aboriginal Advisory Group: Cr Neil Marks and Cr Eddie Lloyd
  • Biodiversity Management Group: Cr Vanessa Ekins
  • Access and Inclusion Advisory Group: Cr Vanessa Ekins
  • District Bushfire Management Committee: Cr Elly Bird
  • General Manager's Performance Review Committee: Cr Isaac Smith, Cr Neil Marks, Cr Elly Bird and Cr Vanessa Ekins
  • Lismore Floodplain Management Committee: Cr Vanessa Ekins, Cr Elly Bird and Cr Bill Moorhouse
  • Major Events Group: Cr Vanessa Ekins and Cr Marks
  • Nimbin Advisory Group: Cr Neil Marks, Cr Darlene Cook and Cr Elly Bird
  • NORPA Cultural Alliance: Cr Neil Marks, Cr Darlene Cook and Cr Elly Bird
  • Northern Rivers Joint Organisation: Cr Isaac Smith
  • Northern Regional Planning Panel: Cr Ekins and Cr Marks (alternate)
  • NSW Rural Fire Service Zone Liaison Committee: Cr Bird
  • Public Art Reference Group: Cr Vanessa Ekins
  • Rainforest Botanical Gardens Management Committee: Cr Vanessa Ekins
  • Richmond River Historical Society Committee: Cr Darlene Cook 
  • Richmond Tweed Regional Library: Cr Darlene Cook and Cr Elly Bird
  • Rous County Council: Cr Darlene Cook and Cr Vanessa Ekins
  • Sister City Advisory Panel: Cr Neil Marks and Cr Vanessa Ekins
  • Social Justice & Crime Prevention Committee: Cr Eddie Lloyd, Cr Neil Marks and Cr Darlene Cook
  • Traffic Advisory Group: Cr Bill Moorhouse

Some of these committees are internal only. The agenda and minutes for public committees can be found on our Business Papers page.