Access and Equity Advisory Committee

Call for Nominations

Manningham Council invites nominations from individuals and organisations to join our Access and Equity Advisory Committee for a three-year term (August 2018 to June 2021).

The Committee will meet bi-monthly to provide advice to Council to support us in making decisions that consider the interests, values and needs of Manningham’s diverse communities as they relate to human rights, access, equity and inclusion.

The diverse communities to be represented by the Committee are:

  • People with culturally, linguistically and/or religiously diverse backgrounds.
  • People with disabilities and carers.
  • People who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and/or queer.
  • Women and men, in terms of gender equity.

Meetings will be held bi-monthly (6 meetings a year) on a Monday evening from 5.00pm to 7.00pm

If you have any questions please contact Jon Adams or Kirsten Reedy via email at accessandequity@manningham.vic.gov.au or phone 9840 9317 or 9840 9281.

An Interpreter Service is available by phoning 9840 9355. Assistance in completing the nomination form can be provided.

How to apply

Nominations are now invited for 16 Committee positions, complete the Nomination form to apply.

Please read the Icon for application/pdf Access and Equity Advisory Committee Terms of Reference 2018-2021 (246.02 KB) before completing this form. 

Completed nomination forms must be received by 5.00 pm, Wednesday 9 May 2018

Access, Equity and Diversity Strategy 2014 - 2017

We are commitmed to promoting and celebrating our community's diversity and addressing access and social inclusion issues. 

Council's Access, Equity and Diversity Strategy 2014-2017 targets cultural diversity, religious diversity, linguistic diversity, gender equity, age, sexual identity and disability.

A revised strategy called Inclusive Manningham Strategy 2018-2021 will be available for public comment in August 2018.

For more information please call the Social Planning and Community Development team on 9840 9333 or email accessandequity@manningham.vic.gov.au