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Active Ageing Advisory Committee

The Knox Active Ageing Advisory Committee guides Knox City Council on ageing services, programs and issues.

It provides advice for Council services supporting locals over 55 years of age.

It's made up of community members, Council officers and current Councillors.

Join the committee

Applications are currently open for the Active Ageing Advisory Committee. 

If you are interested in advising Council about ageing services, programs and issues you can apply now. New committee members will commence in February 2023.

Applications close Wednesday 30 November. 

To apply, click the link below. You will be asked to fill in your details, some information about yourself, why you want to join the committee, the knowledge and skills you bring to the committee and what you believe the challenges are for older people in Knox.

Apply now

Committee objectives

The Committee's objectives are to provide recommendations on:

  • the implementation of the Strategic Objectives under the Community and Council Plan
  • emerging issues affecting older people within the Knox community
  • information about older people and healthy ageing matters gathered through consultation.

Committee member requirements

A diverse group of local volunteers make up the Committee. Committee members have interest and knowledge of either:

  • active ageing and/or issues impacting older people
  • experience in the field of active ageing and aged services.

Length of engagement

Committee members are elected for 2 years.

Current Committee members

The following members were appointed to the Committee in 2021.


Community or industry

Eddie Atacador


Marilyn Beyer Community
Linda Black Community
Gary Cantwell Community

Lyn Maestri


Judith Mercieca Community

Rachel Bast


Diana Bossio


Marlene Franke


Anne Sherrard


Councillor members

Council appoints at least 2 Councillors to support the Committee.

Current Committee Councillors

The current Councillors are:

  • Cr Seymour
  • Cr Baker

Length of engagement

Committee Councillors are elected for one year.

Council officers

The Knox City Council CEO nominates officers to provide advice and support to the Committee.


Meetings take place every second month. The Committee operates alongside a Terms of Reference.

The Committee also takes part in the 6 monthly group meetings and the annual advisory committee forum.

Meeting minutes

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