Positive Ageing Advisory Committee is seeks new members

Greater Shepparton City Council is calling for nominations from local residents for the Greater Shepparton Positive Ageing Advisory Committee.

The committee represents people from a broad range of backgrounds and provides advice and assistance for a range of Council activities, including ways to promote Positive Ageing within the City of Greater Shepparton.

The Positive Ageing Advisory Committee currently comprises four community members, two representatives of local service providers and one Councillor. Council’s Manager Neighbourhoods Amanda Tingay said there are two positions for community members available on the committee.

“There are positions available for community representatives aged 65 and over. This is a great opportunity for people to actively contribute to positive changes relating to ageing in our community.”

“Committee members will be elected for a term through until June 2020. The committee meets at least 10 times per year from February to December each year.” said Ms Tingay.

“The committee advises Council on a number of different items including the broad issue of positive ageing in the community.”

Nominations for appointment to the committee will be received until 5.00pm Friday 25 January 2019.

Nomination forms and more information are available on the Council’s website here, the Council office, 90 Welsford Street Shepparton. Verbal nominations can also be made in by contacting Access and Inclusion Officer on (03) 5832 9700.

 

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