Placemaking Advisory Committee

Purpose

The Placemaking Advisory Committee purpose is to provide information, advice and advocacy in support of public realm development that is in line with the values of the community.  A key focus for the Placemaking Advisory Committee will be to support projects that directly contribute to population growth and liveability improvement outcomes across the Local Government Area.

The Placemaking Advisory Committee is a community engagement body to provide input into:

  • The amount and quality of public space;
  • Evolution of the city and densification of surrounding suburbs;
  • Connectivity across the Local Government Area;
  • Creation of welcoming, inclusive and accessible areas that provide places for community members to enjoy;
  • Creation of safe public realm that is adaptive and responsive to climate change;
  • Promotion of place activation that supports local business and artisan producers;
  • Review of opportunities that will maximise utilisation of government assets; and
  • State and Commonwealth policies and utilisation of policy levers.

More information on the Placemaking Advisory Committee can be found within the Terms of Reference.

Membership

The maximum voting membership of the Committee will be 12 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.

Membership recruitment for this Advisory Committee is currently closed.  For any general enquiries regarding the Advisory Committee, please email advisorycommittees@townsville.qld.gov.au 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 PAC Advisory Committee Meeting Facilitator for addition to the PAC agenda. Items received after the agenda deadline will be assessed for the next advisory committee meeting.

Agenda submissions will become active post the membership recruitment/endorsement process, and notification of the first meeting date.

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.

2021 Meeting agendas and reports

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

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