Advisory Committees, Community Asset Committees and Reference Groups

Accessibility  Reference Group

The Council is committed to improving access and inclusion for people of all ages and abilities who live, work and participate in the community. The Accessibility Reference Group assists the Council in this work.

Accessibility Reference Group Terms of Reference(PDF, 109KB)

Audit and Risk Committee

The Council is required to establish an Audit & Risk Committee under Section 53 of the Local Government Act 2020 to support Council in:

  • oversight responsibilities related to financial and performance reporting
  • risk management
  • fraud prevention systems and control
  • maintenance of a sound internal control environment
  • assurance activities including internal and external audit
  • performance with regard to compliance with its policies and legislative and regulatory requirements.

 The Audit and Risk Committee Charter can be read here(PDF, 399KB)

Australia Day Advisory Committee

Australia Day is a observed enthusiastically across Benalla Rural City with particular involvement of the smaller townships. The Australia Day Advisory Committee has been formed to assist in the development of celebrations that embrace and encourage the Rural City community to participate in Australia Day.

Australia Day Advisory Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 44KB)

Benalla Airport Advisory Committee

The Benalla Airport is a significant site that contributes to the diversity of industry and recreation in the local community.The Council has established the Benalla Airport Advisory Committee to oversee the operation of the Benalla Airport.

Benalla Airport Advisory Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 130KB)

Benalla Art Gallery Committee

The Benalla Art Gallery is one of the most popular and well recognised attractions of the Rural City. The Benalla Art Gallery Committee is a Community Asset Committee, set up to:

  • develop an monitor a Strategic Plan for the gallery
  • oversee the collection management and development
  • establish and maintain exhibition policies to inform the annual Exhibition Schedule
  • appoint Trustees to the Benalla Art Gallery Acquisition Trust Fund
  • raise funds.

Benalla Art Gallery Community Asset Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 752KB)

Benalla Festival Advisory Committee

The Benalla Festival is a hugely popular annual community event. The Benalla Festival Advisory Committee facilitates the organisation and running of the Benalla Festival.

Benalla Festival Advisory Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 41KB)

Benalla Riverine Parklands Advisory Committee

Benalla's riverine parkland is an iconic local attraction that benefits residents and visitors in many ways. The Benalla Riverine Parklands Advisory Committee provides strategic advice on existing, proposed and future activities in the parklands surrounding Lake Benalla.

Benalla Riverine Parklands Advisory Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 72KB)