Community Consultative Committees

Community Consultative Committees provide opportunities for community members to actively contribute to conversations about local issues and services.

Each Committee has a charter, including its terms of reference, composition, membership criteria and general operating guidelines. Current Community Consultative Committees are listed below.

Members of the community are able to participate in one Community Consultative Committee at a time, with membership generally being advertised every two years.

Mosman Friendship Cities

The purpose of this Committee is to provide advice, recommendations and assistance to council in relation to Mosman’s friendship city agreements with communities in both Australia and overseas, particularly those agreements with Glen Innes, NSW; Mudanjiang, China; and Otsu, Japan.

The Committee is responsible for

  • Providing advice and/or recommendations on joint projects, delegations or other initiatives proposed by Mosman’s friendship cities
  • Participating in delegations (voluntarily and at member’s own expense) to friendship city locations, representing the Mosman community
  • Assisting in organising and hosting delegations by official representatives of Mosman’s friendship city communities
  • Assisting in the coordination/delivery of new Council-endorsed projects/initiatives established between Mosman and one or more of its friendship cities
  • Any other matters relating to Mosman’s friendship cities that may from time to time be referred to the Committee by Council

Committee Meetings

DateBusiness Papers
4 Nov 2015
5 Aug 2015
25 Feb 2015
24 Sept 2014
4 June 2014
12 Feb 2014
6 Nov 2013

Access and Mobility

This Committee has been established to provide advice and recommendations to Council in relation to issues of access and mobility, particularly as they relate to people with disabilities in Mosman.

In formulating its advice and/or recommendations, the Committee will consider:

  • The draft Community Strategic Plan for Mosman – MOSPLAN
  • Reports on Council’s performance against the Community Strategic Plan
  • Council projects, plans or policies exhibited for public comment, or otherwise relevant to the Committee’s deliberations
  • Matters referred to the Committee by Council
  • Any other items presented or submitted to the Committee by Council staff

Committee Meetings

DateBusiness Papers
13 Jul 2016
9 Mar 2016
26 Nov 2015
8 Jul 2015
8 Oct 2014
9 Jul 2014
12 Mar 2014
13 Nov 2013
24 Jul 2013
5 Jun 2013

Active Transport

This Committee has been established to provide advice and recommendations to the Traffic Committee which will assist in reducing reliance on private vehicles for local trips through expansion of pedestrian and cycling facilities in Mosman.

In providing its advice and recommendations, the Committee will:

  • Keep Council’s priorities in relation to provision of pedestrian and cycling facilities under review
  • Gather up-to-date field intelligence relating to the provision of pedestrian and cycling facilities
  • Contribute to relevant submissions by Council
  • Assist in liaising with adjoining local government areas and organisations regarding pedestrian and cycling issues and facilities
  • Monitor funding opportunities for cycling facilities

Arts and Culture

This Committee has been established to provide advice and recommendations to Council in relation arts and culture, particularly as they relate to the Mosman Art Gallery and other activities, facilities and initiatives that promote and celebrate the arts in Mosman.

In formulating its advice and/or recommendations, the Committee will consider:

  • The draft Community Strategic Plan for Mosman – MOSPLAN
  • Reports on Council’s performance against the Community Strategic Plan
  • Council projects, plans or policies exhibited for public comment, or otherwise relevant to the Committee’s deliberations
  • Matters referred to the Committee by Council
  • Any other items presented or submitted to the Committee by Council staff

Committee Meetings




DateBusiness Papers
10 Mar 2016
12 Nov 2015
9 Jul 2015
26 Mar 2015
13 Nov 2014
10 Jul 2014
13 Mar 2014
14 Nov 2013
15 Aug 2013
27 Jun 2013

Committee for an Independent Mosman

The purpose of this Committee is ensure Mosman continues to be an independent Council and not the subject of forced mergers by the NSW State Government.

This reflects the overwhelming will of Mosman residents as evidenced in the September 2012 poll where approximately 80% of all voters expressed a desire for Mosman Council to remain independent.

Committee Meetings

DateBusiness Papers
19 Jan 2015
1 Dec 2014
3 Feb 2014
25 Feb 2013
25 Mar 2013
06 May 2013
29 Jul 2013

Visual Amenity – Signage and Advertising

This Committee has been established to provide advice and recommendations to Council to assist in improving the visual amenity of Mosman, specifically in relation to rationalisation and improvement of signage and advertising within the area.

In formulating its advice and/or recommendations, the Committee will:

  • Develop policies and protocols to guide Council in where signs are located, how they are grouped and what form they take, with a view to conveying the necessary information with minimum aesthetic impact.
  • Assist in the review of installed signage and develop a plan for bringing signage in Mosman into line with relevant policies.
  • Liaise with third party authorities (Sydney Buses, RMS et al) and seek cooperation where possible in taking an integrated approach to signage within Mosman.
  • Take steps to maximise publicity for Council’s developed signage policy.

Committee Meetings

DateBusiness Papers
7 December 2015
12 October 2015
9 September 2015
2 March 2015
24 November 2014
29 August 2014
7 April 2014
17 Feb 2014
25 Nov 2013
14 Oct 2013