Nominations sought for Sustainability Advisory Committee

Published: 02 Mar 2023

Mackay Regional Council is seeking nominations for its Sustainability Advisory Committee.

The purpose of the committee is to discuss and provide information and advice to council on sustainability initiatives.

This includes current and emerging sustainability matters, as well as updates on sustainability initiatives being undertaken by committee members’ organisations.

Council is seeking nominations from anyone with a demonstrated interest in the sustainability of council operations and broader sustainable development issues pertaining to the Mackay region.

These include, but are not limited to:

  • Climate change and resilience
  • Natural resource management
  • Energy management
  • Transport
  • Water management
  • Circular economy
  • Community partnerships/programs

The Sustainability Advisory Committee will consist of three councillors, including councillors acting as chair and deputy chair, as appointed by Mayor Greg Williamson.

Council wants to appoint a diverse committee that represents key stakeholders’ interest. It is seeking 12 community representatives to join the committee.

The positions are voluntary, and anyone interested in nominating should live in the Mackay region.

Nominations open today (Friday, March 3) and close March 31 at 5pm. The first meeting of the new committee is scheduled for May 12.