Arts & Culture Advisory Committee


The Arts & Culture Advisory Committee’s purpose is to provide information and advice about current and emerging arts and culture related matters to Townsville City Council for decision-making and planning.  The Committee will consider the diversity of artistic and cultural expression, including, but not limited to, the visual arts, the performing arts (such as theatre, dance, technics/logistics, and music), writing, education, and festivals and events.

More information on the Arts & Culture Advisory Committee can be found within the Terms of Reference.

For more information on Council's Arts Strategy 2020-2024.


The maximum voting membership of the Committee will be 15 persons, including the maximum two (2) Councillors one (1) being the Chairperson.

Membership of the Committee is voluntary, final appointment of Members is endorsed by Council.

In addition to the appointed voting Members, guest advisory members may be invited to join the Committee on a case-by-case basis based on their specialist knowledge/skills and topics being discussed within the Committee.

Membership recruitment for this Advisory Committee is currently closed.

For any general enquiries regarding the Advisory Committee, please email or see below for how else you can be involved.

How else can you be involved?

To encourage and support an inclusive approach to this committee, members of the committee and the general public have the opportunity to submit agenda items for consideration.

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 Advisory Committee Meeting Facilitator for addition to the ACAC agenda. Items received after the agenda deadline will be assessed for the next advisory committee meeting.

Privacy collection statement

Townsville City Council collects and manages personal information in the course of performing its activities, functions and duties. We respect the privacy of the personal information held by us. The way in which Council manages personal information is governed by the Information Privacy Act 2009.

We are collecting your personal information in accordance with the Local Government Act 2009 so that we can assess your agenda submission for the relevant advisory committee and where necessary the Council can endorse your membership at an Ordinary Council meeting.

Generally, we will not disclose your personal information outside of Council unless we are required to do so by law, or unless you give your consent to this disclosure. By applying for membership of the committee you agree for Council to use your information for these purposes. For further information about how we manage your personal information please see our Information Privacy Policy.

2023 Meeting schedule, agendas and minutes

Information on meeting agendas and reports will be shared through this webpage upon the commencement of ACAC meetings.

DateTime Agenda
closing date
21 February 9:30 - 11am 24 January  
18 April 9:30 - 11am 21 March   
20 June 9:30 - 11am 23 May   
15 August 9:30 - 11am 18 July   
17 October 9:30 - 11am 19 September  
19 December9:30 - 11am21 November