Airport Advisory Committee


The Airport Advisory Committee is responsible for developing and maintaining effective networks and partnerships between Maranoa Regional Council and airport users, with a focus on ensuring the region's airports effectively meet future aviation demands. It encompasses facilities at Roma, Injune, Surat & Mitchell.

The group meets every two months and meetings are chaired by Cr Cameron O’Neil in his capacity as Portfolio Chair for Airports.

Objectives:

  • Provide a forum for consultation with airport user groups and the general public.
  • To have respect for roles, views and the due process of meeting to discuss the future of Maranoa Regional Council's airports
  • Develop an understanding of the legislative framework airports operate under and incorporate this into all matters considered.
  • Contribute information for planning considerations.
  • Facilitate communication between Council and the individual groups.

Minutes

To download confirmed minutes for the Airport Advisory Committee, please click on a meeting date below:

2016

 

Bassett Park Advisory Committee


The Bassett Park Advisory Committee is responsible for developing and creating effective networks and partnerships between Maranoa Regional Council and user groups (present and potential) of Bassett Park sporting/recreational facility with the focus on redevelopment of the area to increase participation rates and optimise facility usage.

The group meets every two (2) months and meetings are chaired by Cr Cameron O’Neil in his capacity as Portfolio Chair for Facilities.

Objectives:

  • Provide a forum for open discussion to problem solve and approach the redevelopment of Bassett Park
  • To have respect for roles, views and the due process of meeting to discuss the future of Bassett Park
  • Develop and action an agreed implementation plan for Bassett Park
  • Identify barriers and develop solutions for successful outcomes
  • Provide operational and policy advice to Council
  • Contribute to information for planning and maintenance for Council's budgetary considerations
  • Contribute to planning for redevelopment of Bassett Park
  • Facilitate communication between Council and the individual groups

Minutes

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2016

 

 

 

Regional Roads Advisory Committees


Council is continually working to upgrade and maintain the region’s vast road network, which covers over 6,500kms of roads, comprising 5,648 total kms of rural roads, with the remainder being urban streets.

The Regional Road Network has been identified as Strategic Priority 4 under the Council’s 2014-2019 Corporate Plan, which states that:

We aim to sustainably administer, maintain, renew and upgrade the region’s road network, incorporating the related functional areas of kerb and channel, stormwater drainage, lighting, footpaths and other pathways.

The group meets every six (6) months and meetings are chaired by Cr Janelle Stanford, in her capacity as Portfolio Chair for Rural Roads & Grids.

Objectives:

In forming Regional Roads Advisory Committees, two key focus areas for the groups will be:

  • Providing input into how Council can achieve value for money in maintaining the expansive road network, and
  • Sharing local knowledge about how Council can best prioritise works, as well as source local materials, such as gravel and water.

Representation:

Representation comprises of the following:

  • Councillor representatives
  • Community members
  • Technical staff in an ‘ex-officio’ capacity

Nominations:

Council welcomes new representation from all communities across the Maranoa Region. If you would like to become a member please download an Expression of Interest Form.

Download an Expression of Interest form.

Minutes

To download confirmed minutes for the Regional Roads Advisory Committee, please click on a meeting date below:

2016
 

 

Roma Saleyards Advisory Committee


The Roma Saleyards Advisory Committee is responsible for providing and seeking input into the day to day operations of the facility and focus on the long term vision and strategic planning for the Roma Saleyards in implementation of the Saleyards Master Plan.

The group meets on a monthly basis and meetings are chaired by Cr Peter Flynn in his capacity as Portfolio Chair for Saleyards.

Objectives:

  • Provide a forum for open discussion to problem solve and provide recommendations for the development of the Roma Saleyards.
  • To have respect for roles, views and the due process of the meeting to discuss the future of the Roma Saleyards.
  • To become involved in the process of developing the Roma Saleyards Master Plan by contributing  recommendations for  Council's consideration.
  • Contribute to communication and implementation of the final development plans for the Roma Saleyards, once formally endorsed by Council.
  • Facilitate communication between Council, business groups and community members.

Minutes

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2016

 

 

 

Wallumbilla Show Grounds Advisory Committee


The Wallumbilla Show Grounds Advisory Committee provides advice in developing and creating effective networks and partnerships to enhance the current and future use of the Wallumbilla Show Grounds sporting/recreational facility precinct.

Objectives

  • Provide a forum for open discussion to identify current and future requirements of user groups’ of the facility
  • Assist Council to identify and implement key projects in future development of the facility
  • Provide input into developing activities that increase and promote use of the facility
  • Actively problem solve identified concerns/barriers and challenges in planning for and delivering future enhancements and successful outcomes
  • Demonstrate respect for roles, views and the due process of meeting to discuss the future of the Wallumbilla Show Ground
  • Provide input into developing an agreed implementation plan for the Wallumbilla Show Ground
  • Provide operational and policy advice to Council
  • Contribute information for planning and maintenance of the facility for Council’s budgetary considerations
  • Facilitate communication between Council and the individual groups

Advisory Group Membership & Meeting arrangements

The group chaired by Cr Peter Flynn meets on a quarterly basis and comprises of elected members, Council Staff and executive members from the following local groups:

  • Bendemere Pony Club
  • Wallumbilla Campdraft Association
  • Wallumbilla Show Society
  • Wallumbilla Cricket Club
  • Wallumbilla Menshed
  • Wallumbilla SES

Minutes

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2016
 
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Wild Dog Advisory Committee


The Wild Dog Advisory Committee is responsible for providing input into enhancing existing programs in the control of wild dog numbers and undertaking activities that will encourage community participation and registration in the control of wild dogs across the Maranoa Regional Council area.

Objectives

  • Provide a forum for open discussion to problem solve and approach the control of wild dogs
  • Increase landholder participation in wild dog control
  • Encourage registration of wild dog scalps collected by individuals and presented to Maranoa Regional Council
  • Increase awareness on the impacts that wild dogs have on each community and the flow on economic implications
  • Provide operational and policy advice to Council
  • Contribute information for planning and maintenance for input into Council’s budgetary considerations
  • Actively promote continued equalised funding from state and local government to manage and maintain the Wild Dog Barrier Fence
  • Facilitate communication and co-operation between Council, groups and individuals

The group meets on a quarterly basis and meetings are chaired by Cr Robyn Bryant, in her capacity of Portfolio Chair Rural Services (Stock Routes, Wild Dogs, Pest Management).

Membership includes technical representation from Council, other state government department representation, and a number of landholders from across the region.

Minutes

To download confirmed minutes of the Wild Dog Advisory Committee, please click on a meeting date below:

2016

 

Nominations:

Council welcomes new representation from all communities across the Maranoa Region. If you would like to become a member please download an Expression of Interest Form. 

Download an Expression of Interest form.