Arts & Culture Advisory Committee


The Arts and Culture Advisory Committee (ACAC) purpose is to be a peak body of community representatives to provide information and advice about current and emerging arts and culture related matters to Townsville City Council for the purpose of decision-making and planning.

The Committee will conduct much of the investigative and detailed work leading to the provision of advice that will inform the development of a recommendation to council to enable an informed decision to be made.

The Arts and Culture Advisory Committee has been established in accordance with section 264 of the Local Government Regulation 2012 ("the Regulation").

Terms of Reference

The draft terms of reference describes the purpose and structure of the committee. It defines the scope of the committee detailing the committee's authority, composition and objectives, providing the framework for the committee's operations. The terms of reference also identifies the duties and responsibilities of members and the chair, the terms of membership, roles and responsibilities, meeting information and conduct requirements.


Applications have now closed and recruitment has been finalised. Membership information will be provided on this webpage shortly. Opportunities for membership do come up, if you are interested in finding out more about becoming a member please contact

How else can you be involved?

To encourage and support an inclusive approach to this committee, the meetings will be open to the general public to observe discussions. Both members of the committee and the general public have the opportunity to submit agenda items for consideration below.

When upcoming meeting dates and locations have been confirmed, these will be published on this webpage.

Submit an agenda item

Agenda item requests are to be submitted at least four weeks before the meeting for assessment and investigation by the ACAC Meeting Facilitator for addition to the ACAC agenda. Items received after the agenda deadline will be assessed for the next advisory committee meeting.

Agenda items can be submitted online.

2019 Meeting schedule, agendas and minutes

8.45am for a 9am start, 11.30am conclusion.

Meeting dateAgenda closing dateLocationAgendaReports
Thursday 7 February - CancelledCOB Thursday 10 January   
Thursday 4 AprilCOB Thursday 7 MarchTownsville Stadium, Sky boxes 4 & 5, Murray Lyons Crescent, AnnandaleList of Agenda Items (PDF, 526.7 KB)Report (PDF, 1.6 MB)
Thursday 6 JuneCOB Thursday 9 MayLevel 1 Function Room,
Riverway Stadium, Village Boulevard, Thuringowa Central
List of Agenda Items
(PDF, 526.7 KB)
(PDF, 1.6 MB) 
Thursday 8 AugustCOB Monday 22 JulyTownsville Stadium, Sky boxes 4 & 5, Murray Lyons Crescent, AnnandaleList of Agenda Items
(PDF, 529.0 KB) 
Thursday 3 OctoberCOB Thursday 5 SeptemberTownsville Stadium, Sky boxes 4 & 5, Murray Lyons Crescent, Annandale  
Thursday 5 DecemberCOB Thursday 7 NovemberTownsville Stadium, Sky boxes 4 & 5, Murray Lyons Crescent, Annandale 

Archived Meeting schedule, agendas and minutes