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Knox Active Ageing Advisory Committee

Applications for committee members now open

Knox City Council is currently seeking expressions of interest from members of the Knox community to join the Knox Active Ageing Advisory Committee (the Committee).

The Committee meets on a bi-monthly basis and provides advice and recommendations to support the decision making of Council – including on Council objectives and current and emerging issues facing older people within the Knox Community.

Further information on the role of the Committee, membership expectations and meeting procedures can be found in the current Committee Terms of Reference, available below.

Expressions of interest are to be emailed to Stuart Ireland, Senior Active and Healthy Ageing Strategic Officer, at Stuart.Ireland@knox.vic.gov.au

Applications should include a short response (two to three sentences) to the following questions:
1. Why you are interested in this opportunity?
2. What are some of the current and emerging issues facing older people within the Knox community?
3. What knowledge, skills and experience do you think you can bring to the Committee?

Expressions of interest close at 5pm, Wednesday 27 February 2019.

Purpose

The main purpose of the Knox Active Ageing Advisory Committee (the Committee) is to provide feedback and advice, obtained from engagement with older people and other key stakeholders, to support the decision making of Council and in turn the achievements of its objectives under the City Plan.

The objectives of the Committee are to:

Committee Objectives

The Knox Active Ageing Advisory Committee provides advice to Council on services, programs and issues which support active ageing, targeting persons 55+ years.

  • provide advice and recommendations to Council on the implementation of the Strategic Objectives under the Council Plan
  • provide advice to Council on emerging issues affecting older people within the Knox community
  • consider and provide input to advice and information made available through other Council advisory and community consultation processes, related to older people and healthy ageing issues

Further information

For further information please contact Stuart Ireland on 9298 8000 or email stuart.ireland@knox.vic.gov.au

To view the Committee's Terms of Reference, please download the file below.

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