Major Events Advisory Committee



Monday, 09 July 2018


Council Members

Councillor Christina Wu (Chair), Councillor Vince Badalati, Councillor Nick Katris, Councillor Nancy Liu, Councillor Colleen Symington

Council Staff

Acting Director Community and Culture - Ms Rebekah Schulz, Community Engagement Consultant – Ms Simone Schwarz, Coordinator Events and Sponsorships – Ms Bridget Keating, Acting Manager Community and Culture – Mr Andrew Williams, Manager Communications, Customer Service and Events – Ms Margaret Le (arrived 5:08pm), PA to Manager Communications, Customer Service and Events – Ms Lauren Forsythe


Community Representatives

Mr Dominic Sin, Mr David Dawson




Councillor Christina Wu, opened the meeting at 4:31pm.

Acknowledgement of Country

The Chair acknowledged the traditional custodians of the land, the Biddegal people.


Ms Annie Tang

Disclosure of Interest

There were no disclosures of interest made.


Minutes of previous meetings

Major Events Advisory Committee - 15 May 2018


That the Minutes of the Major Events Advisory Committee held on 15 May 2018 , as previously made available to each Councillor, be adopted.


Council Reports

MAJ007-18        Major Events Advisory Committee Meeting 9 July 2018

(Report by Coordinator Events and Sponsorships)

Recommendation: Councillor Badalati and Councillor Symington

1.    That Council approves the recommended strategic direction, desired outcomes and community benefits for Council’s major events as recommended by the Major Events Advisory Committee (MEAC).


2.    That the General Manager investigate an events program at Council’s premium facilities.



Record of the Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous



The Meeting was closed at 5:13pm