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Recreation and Leisure Committee

Expression of Interest now open

Are you passionate about sports and leisure? Are you interested in contributing to make City of Knox a vibrant place for sports, leisure and recreational activities? Join the Recreational and Leisure Committee to assist Council, to further develop a better sporting and recreational landscape in Knox and be an advocate for your sport/leisure activity.

Applications are now open and will close at 4pm on Monday 11 January 2021.

Apply now


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the role of the Recreation and Leisure Committee?


As an advisory committee of Council, the role of the RLC is to:

  • Provide strategic advice and input relating to the development of Council’s leisure plans and policies.
  • Provide input into Council’s processes relating to sport where requested e.g. provide feedback regarding projects to be considered by Council for submission to Sport and Recreation Victoria grant programs.
  • Engage in discussion on ‘special interest’ topics as determined by Council.
  • Participate in the ongoing consultation, review and implementation of sporting and recreational strategic documents.

Who decides which members are involved?

Expression of Interest for membership the RLC are assessed by Councillor members upon the RLC and recommended to Council for approval.

How many members are involved on the RLC?

The RLC will comprise up to, but no greater than 15 members comprised of:

  • 3 Councillor Representatives; and up to
  • 12 Non Councillor Representatives from the general community, sporting associations and relevant sectors.

How much time do I need to commit to the Commitee?

The RLC meets four (4) times per calendar year and additional meetings will be scheduled if required.

How long will the RLC run for?

The RLC will serve for a period of two (2) years. The new Committee will be appointed for 2021-2022 period.

Where and when are the meetings held?

Meetings of the RLC are usually held within the City of Knox and generally after hours, subject to the availability of Councillor and non Councillor members.

For more information

Contact Leisure Services Officer, on 9298 8000

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