Committees - Council Facilities

Overview

Council has a range of community facilities that are constructed on Council land or on crown land that Council controls. In order to manage the facilities for the good of the community council has created a number of advisory and special committees for that task. Each committee has a unique document such as a terms of reference, to help define their role, purpose and objectives.

 Overall though, committees help inform Council on operational matters, provide a forum to share information, inform decision making processes, share the workload and responsibility for the facility, and facilitate planning for future development. This ensures that the community’s needs are met, stakeholder interest considered and the facility operates for the good of all.  

Community Halls

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Location
  • Dadswell's Bridge Hall, Western Highway, Dadswell's Bridge
  • Hamilton Lamb Memorial Hall, 13 Kalkee Road, Horsham
  • Jung Hall, 28 Baker Street, Jung
  • Laharum Hall, 1586 Northern Grampians Road, Laharum
  • Mitre Hall, 1429 Natimuk Frances Road, Mitre
  • Natimuk Community Centre (NC2), 60 Main Street, Natimuk
  • Natimuk and District Solder's Memorial Hall, Main Street, Natimuk
  • Sailors Home Hall, 2472 Blue Ribbon Road, Murra Warra
  • Taylors Lake Hall, 2032 Horsham-Lubeck Road, St Helen's Plains
  • Telangatuk East Hall, 278 Dunstan's Road, Telangatuk East

Purpose 

To co-ordinate, manage and develop Council-owned halls for community benefit, raise and contribute funds for and towards the expenses; and advise and liaise with Council and Council staff in relation to the achievement of objectives and the planning of works and programs for community halls.

Meeting Information

November annually, Civic Centre, Horsham

Membership
  • Up to 15 community members representing each of the designated halls
  • Horsham Rural City Council, Councillor
  • Horsham Rural City Council, Council Officer

Ex-officio:

  • Building Services Department Representative
  • Community Development Department Representative 
  • Grants Officer
  • Risk Management Co-ordinator
Councillor Representative
Contact Details
Community Halls Instrument of Delegation(PDF, 1MB) 

Dudley Cornell Park Advisory Committee

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Location

Gertrude Street, Horsham

Purpose

To provide advice and recommendations on:

  • Planning for the precinct that complements the local environment and represents best practice in integrated urban and recreational design
  • Prioritisation of developments, ensuring changes are coordinated and reflect the needs of the community and users of the reserve
  • Improvements to the safety of users and community members accessing the reserve
  • Opportunities to maximise Club and community usage of the reserve
Meeting Information

2nd Thursday 3-4 monthly at 7.30pm, Dudley Cornell Park

8 February 2018, 10 May 2018, 13 September 2018

Membership
  • Community Representatives (2)
  • Colts Cricket Club
  • Horsham Soccer Club
  • Horsham Little Athletics Centre
  • Wimmera Primary Schools Sporting Association
  • Horsham Community Patch
  • Horsham Primary School (Rassmussen Road campus)
  • Kalkee Road Children’s Hub
  • Horsham Rural City Council, Councillor

(10 people maximum)

Councillor Representative
Contact Details

Recreation and Sustainability Department - 5382 9711

Dudley Cornell Park Terms of Reference(PDF, 585KB)
Dudley Cornell Park booking details and further information

Green Lake Advisory Committee

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Location

Corner of Western Highway and Green Lake Road, 10km from Horsham

Purpose

To provide advice and recommendations on:

  • The management, development, maintenance and enhancement of Green Lake
  • Safe and sustainable recreational use of Green Lake
  • The benefits of an annual allocation of recreational water to the lake
  • Strategies to protect and preserve the natural environment of the lake and foreshore

Meeting Information

Quarterly

Membership
  • Community Representatives (5)
  • Grampians Wimmera Mallee Water
  • Horsham Angling Club
  • Horsham Power Boats
  • Horsham Rural City Council, Councillor
  • Horsham Yacht Club
  • Jet Ski Users Group
  • Natimuk Ski Club
  • Urban LandCare Group
  • Wimmera Catchment Management Authority

(14 people maximum)

Councillor Representative
Contact Details

 Sustainability and Recreation Department - 5382 9711

Green Lake Advisory Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 343KB)

Haven Recreation Reserve Committee of Management

Haven Recreation Reserve

Location

4378 Henty Highway, Haven

Purpose

To provide advice and recommendations in relation to:

  • Planning for the precinct that complements the local environment and represents best practice in urban design
  • Prioritisation of developments, ensuring changes are coordinated and reflect the needs of the community and users of the reserve
  • Improvements to the safety of users and community members accessing the reserve
  • Opportunities to maximise Club, student and community usage of the reserve

Meeting Information

2nd Tuesday 3 times a year at 7.30pm, Haven Recreation Hall

13 March 2018, 26 June 2018, 13 November 2018

Membership
  • Horsham Rural City Council, Councillor
  • Haven Tennis Club Inc
  • Horsham Dog Obedience Club
  • Horsham West (Haven) Primary School
  • Community Representative (3)
  • Indoor Hall Space Representative

(8 people maximum)

Councillor Representative

Contact Details

Recreation and Sustainability Department - 5382 9711

Haven Recreation Reserve Committee of Management Terms of Reference(PDF, 308KB)
Haven Recreation Reserve booking details and further information

Haven Community Website

Horsham Aerodrome Advisory Committee

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Location

Geodetic Road

Purpose

 

Meeting Information

2nd Tuesday bi-monthly at 5.30pm, Horsham Aerodrome Committee Meeting Room

13 March 2018, 8 May 2018, 10 July 2018, 11 September 2018, 13 November 2018

Membership
  • Tony Brand 
  • Gerard Breen
  • Ross Brown
  • Hugh Brownlee
  • Mark Griffin
  • Ron Griffin
  • Denis Grosser
  • Jared Hammond, Horsham Rural City Council
  • Kelvin Howe, Horsham Rural City Council
  • Robert Johns
  • John Latus 
  • Barry Lawes
  • Jeff Moore
  • Ron Reading
  • Michael Sudholz
Councillor Representative
Contact Details

John Martin - 5382 9724, danielle.fowler@hrcc.vic.gov.au

Horsham Aquatic Centre Advisory Committee

Horsham Aquatic Centre  
Location

53 Hamilton Street, Horsham

Purpose 

To identify and respond to community needs and to seek feedback and improve service standards and programs to meet the health, wellbeing and social needs of the community.   

Meeting Information

2nd Monday bi-monthly from February at 12noon, Horsham Aquatic Centre

12 February 2018, 9 April 2018, 18 June 2018, 13 August 2018, 8 October 2018, 10 December 2018

Membership

Application for Community Member on Horsham Aquatic Centre Advisory Committee

  • Scott Bryant, YMCA
  • Dick Gill, Community Representative
  • Mark Meyer, Horsham Aquatic Centre
  • Anne Richards, Wimmera Health Care Group – User Group Representative
  • Faye Smith, Community Representative
  • Peter Walsgott, Horsham Swimming Club Representative
  • Sam Winter, Horsham Aquatic Centre Manager

Ex-officio:

  • Brett Ellis, Building and Asset Management Co-ordinator
  • Mandy Kirsopp, Recreation and Natural Resource Planner
  • Kevin O'Brien, Director Community Services
Councillor Representative
Contact Details

Kevin O’Brien - 5382 9743, kevin.obrien@hrcc.vic.gov.au

Horsham Aquatic Centre Advisory Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 480KB)
Horsham Aquatic Centre Page
Horsham Aquatic Centre Website
 

Horsham College/Community Oval Committee of Management

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Location

Dimboola Road, Horsham

Purpose
  • To promote the community use of the Horsham College Community Oval and facilities contained thereon and to administer the use of the oval by user groups
  • To provide advice and recommendations for the usage of the community space where co-location and shared facilities are encouraged
  • To create an environment that fosters and promotes the involvement of young people in community and recreational activities
  • To advise and liaise with the Council in relation to the achievement of the foregoing objectives and in the planning of works and programs thereon
Meeting Information

3rd Wednesday quarterly from February at 7.30pm, Horsham College Sports Pavilion

21 February 2018, 18 April 2018, 18 July 2018, 17 October 2018

Membership  
  • Australia Football League (AFL) Wimmera Mallee Association (1)
  • Community Representatives (2)
  • Horsham Rural City Council, Councillor (1)
  • Horsham College School Council (2)
  • Horsham Hockey Club (1)
  • Horsham Special School (1)
  • Jung Tigers Cricket Club (1)
  • Wimmera Regional Sports Assembly (1)
  • Horsham Rural City Council, Manager Recreation and Sustainability (1)

(11 people maximum)

Councillor Representative

Contact Details

Recreation and Sustainability Department - 5382 9711

Horsham College Community Oval Instrument of Delegation(PDF, 758KB)

Horsham College Community Oval booking details and further information

Horsham Racecourse Reserve Advisory Committee 

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Location

Bennett Road, Horsham

Purpose 

To provide advice and recommendations on:

  • User arrangements – scheduling and coordinated use of resources, including usage of the reserve
  • Improvements to the safety of users and community members accessing the reserve
  • Maintenance requirements of a general nature
  • Opportunities for improvement of the reserve
  • Ppportunities to maximise community usage of the reserve

Meeting Information

3rd Tuesday quarterly at 7.30pm, Central Park Tennis Club Pavilion, 221 Baillie Street, Horsham

20 March 2018, 26 June 2018, 25 September 2018, 20 November 2018

Membership
  • Central Park Tennis Club (1) 
  • Community Representatives (2)
  • Horsham and District Kindergarten Association (1)
  • Horsham and District Racing Club Inc (1)
  • Horsham Harness Racing Club (1)
  • Horsham Netball Club (1)
  • Horsham Rural City Council, Councillor (1)
  • Horsham Urban Fire Brigade (1)
  • Horsham Soccer Club (1)
  • Horsham West Ladies Bowling Club (1)

(12 people maximum)

Councillor Representative
Contact Details

Recreation and Sustainability Department - 5382 9711

Horsham Racecourse Reserve Advisory Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 377KB)
Horsham Racecourse Reserve booking details and further information

Horsham Recreation Reserve (City Oval) Advisory Committee

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Location

123 Firebrace Street, Horsham

Purpose 

To provide advice and recommendations on: 

  • Planning for the precinct that complements the local environment and represents best practice in integrated urban and recreational design
  • Prioritisation of developments, ensuring changes are coordinated and reflect the needs of the community and users of the reserve
  • Improvements to the safety of users and community members accessing the reserve
  • Opportunities to maximise Club and community usage of the reserve

Meeting Information

1st Tuesday quarterly at 6.00pm, AFL Wimmera Office

6 March 2018, 3 July 2018, 6 November 2018

Membership
  • Rod Dumesny
  • Rod Garth
  • Bruce Hartigan
  • Tim Hopper
  • Chris Johnson
  • Steve McQueen
  • Jason Merlo
  • Tony Wills

(8 people maximum)

Councillor Representative

Contact Details

Recreation and Sustainability Department - 5382 9711

Horsham Recreation Reserve Advisory Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 308KB)
Horsham Recreation Reserve booking details and further information

Horsham Regional Art Gallery Advisory Committee

 Horsham Regional Art Gallery
Location

71 Pynsent Street, Horsham

Purpose

The Horsham Regional Art Gallery aims to be at the centre of visual arts activities in the Wimmera.  Increased awareness and appreciation of the visual arts in the Wimmera region will be achieved through developing and presenting high quality exhibitions that explore the best of Australian art practice, and highlight the activities of our community.

Meeting Information

1st Thursday bi-monthly from February at 5.15pm, Horsham Regional Art Gallery

1 February 2018, 3 May 2018, 7 June 2018, 2 August 2018, 4 October 2018, 6 December 2018

Membership
  • Di Dale, Community Representative
  • Simone Dalton, Community Representative           
  • Anne Donovan, Community Development Manager
  • Adam Harding, Art Gallery Director
  • Cheryl Linke, Volunteer Representative
  • Marion Matthews, Community Representative
  • Rhonda Tursi, Trustee Representative

(8 people)

Councillor Representative
Contact Details

Kathy Newton - 5382 9712, kathy.newton@hrcc.vic.gov.au

Horsham Regional Art Gallery Advisory Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 642KB)
Horsham Regional Art Gallery Page

Horsham Regional Livestock Exchange Advisory Board

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Location

Burnt Creek Drive, Horsham

Purpose

To provide advice and recommendations to Council in relation to:

  • Opportunities to maximise usage of the livestock exchange
  • Planning and supporting the development of the exchange to improve its operation and viability
  • User arrangements: scheduling, use of resources and access to the livestock exchange
  • Improvements to the safety of users of the livestock exchange
  • Improvements to the welfare of animals
  • Quality assurance, pricing structures and fees
  • Promotion of the Horsham Regional Livestock Exchange

Meeting Information

3rd Thursday bi-monthly at 5pm, Horsham Regional Livestock Exchange

15 February 2018, 19 April 2018, 21 June 2018, 16 August 2018, 18 October 2018, 13 December 2018

Membership
  • Andrew Adamson
  • Gordon Fischer
  • Graeme Astbury
  • Neville McIntyre
  • Nicole Decourcy-Ireland
  • Paul Christopher, Manager, Horsham Regional Livestock Exchange
  • Ray Zippel
  • Rob Moir, Horsham Rural City Council, Manager Operations Department
  • Samantha Fechner
Councillor Representative
Contact Details

John Martin - 5382 9724, danielle.fowler@hrcc.vic.gov.au

Horsham Regional Livestock Exchange Advisory Board Terms of Reference(PDF, 265KB)
Horsham Regional Livestock Exchange Page

Sunnyside Park Advisory Committee

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Location 

Corner of Baillie and Charles Street and Olga Avenue, Horsham

Purpose

To provide advice and recommendations in relation to:

  • Planning for the precinct that complements the local environment and represents
  • Best practice in urban design
  • Prioritisation of developments, ensuring changes are coordinated and reflect the needs of the community and users of the park
  • Improvements to the safety of users and community members accessing the park
  • Opportunities to maximise club, student and community usage of the park

 Meeting Information

2nd Wednesday quarterly at 7.30pm, Sunnyside Bowling Club, 8 Charles Street, Horsham

23 May 2018, 25 July 2018,12 September 2018, 14 November 2018

Membership
  • Community Representatives (3)
  • Homer's Sporting Club Representatives (2)
  • Horsham Primary School Representative (1)
  • Horsham Rural City Council, Councillor (1)
  • Horsham Sunnyside Sporting Club Representatives (2)
  • Kalkee Football and Netball Club Representative (1)

(10 people maximum)

Councillor Representative
Contact Details

Recreation and Sustainability Department - 5382 9711

Sunnyside Park Advisory Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 310KB)
Sunnyside Park booking details and further information

Wimmera Business Centre Advisory Committee

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Location

62 Darlot Street, Horsham

Purpose

 To provide strategic guidance to the Wimmera Business Centre in relation to current local economic climates and issues facing the small and micro business sector.

Meeting Information

1st Thursday bi-monthly from February at 1.30pm, Wimmera Business Centre, Horsham

Membership
  • Business Horsham
  • Business Representatives (5)
  • Horsham Rural City Council, Councillor
  • Regional Development Victoria

(8 people maximum)

Ex-officio:

  • Director Planning and Economic Development 
  • Administrative Officer, Wimmera Business Centre (note-taker) 
  • Centre Manager, Wimmera Business Centre
Councillor Representative
Contact Details

Rachel Hateley - 5381 0300, 0417 386 646, info@wimmerabusinesscentre.com.au

Wimmera Business Centre Advisory Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 412KB)

Wimmera Business Centre Page

Wimmera Business Centre Website

Wimmera Intermodal Freight Terminal Advisory Committee

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Location

Wimmera Highway, Dooen

Purpose

To provide advice and recommendations on:

  • The management and operation of the terminal
  • Further development or redevelopment of the terminal
  • Capital works and the renewal and replacement of major assets at the terminal
  • Any other matters which the committee wishes to draw to the landlord's attention
Meeting Information

4th Thursday quarterly at 1.30pm, Civic Centre or Wimmera Intermodal Freight Terminal Site

Tuesday 27 February 2018, 23 May 2018, 22 August 2018, 28 November 2018

Membership  
  • Horsham Rural City Council, Councillor
  • Representative of other users of the land
  • Tenant representative
  • Victorian Department of Transport or its successor body
  • VicTrack or its sucessor body

(5 people maximum)

Ex-officio:

  • Chief Executive Officer
  • Director Planning and Economic Development
  • Director Technical Services
  • Manager Business and Economic Development
Councillor Representative
Contact Details

Shirley Brown - 5382 9769, shirley.brown@hrcc.vic.gov.au

Wimmera Intermodal Freight Terminal Advisory Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 339KB)