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Transport Advisory Committee

Date disbanded: 
29 September 2016

The Transport Advisory Committee is an advisory Committee of the Council and does not have the executive power or authority to implement actions.

The role of the Committee is, independently of management, to report to Council or Strategic Planning Committee and provide appropriate advice and recommendations on matters relevant to its Constitution.


The purpose of the Transport Advisory Committee is:

  1. To advise and assist Council on the implementation of the 2009 adopted Transport Policy and in particular its implication on other Council policy, practice process, operations and decision-making.
  2. To advise and assist Council in the development of the proposed Transport Strategy.
  3. To represent (and report to) Council, as required, on the development and progress of an Integrated Regional Transport Plan such as that being progressed via NOROC.
  4. To identify and report opportunities or concerns regarding transport services and infrastructure to Council as required including, but not limited to, funding opportunities, government policy, practice or guidelines, safety, accessibility, mobility and other such relevant transport issues.


Councillor Representatives:

Community Membership

  • Sapoty Brook
  • John Blanch
  • Kumar Rajaratnam
  • Philip Theaker
  • Stephen Stewart

Non-voting member appointed

  • Northern Rivers Social Development Council representative 

Staff Representatives:

  • Director Infrastructure Services
  • Traffic and Transport Planner

Committee Meets

No less than 4 times per year