External committees

As the peak body for local government, the MAV represents or nominates representatives for the sector on a range of external committees and other bodies.

Representation on these committees provides an important opportunity to present local government views and input, as well as advocate and influence policy outcomes.

In 2017, the MAV or our nominated representative(s) were appointed to the following external committees:

Aboriginal Maternal and Child Health Committee State Crisis and Resilience Council (SCRC)
Alliance for Gambling Reform
SCRC Capability and Response Sub-committee
ANZAC Commemorative Naming Program Committee SCRC Relief and Recovery Sub-committee
Building Stakeholder Reference Group SCRC Risk and Resilience Sub-committee
Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability’s Reference Group Social Services Taskforce
Councils and Emergencies Reference Group State Elder Abuse Prevention and Response Advisory Group
Cultural Development Network Board
State Emergency Management Team
Dental Health Services Victoria Population Health Committee State Environmental Protection Policy (Water)
Stakeholder Reference Committee
Department of Education and Training – Early Childhood Development Advisory Group State Fire Management Planning Committee
DELWP Safer Together Cross Tenure strategic planning working group State Library Advisory Committee on Public Libraries
Earth Resources Ministerial Advisory Committee State Roadmap for Reform Ministerial Advisory Group
Earth Resources Stakeholder Reference Group State Vulnerable Children and Youth Implementation Group
Emergency Management Joint Public Information Committee TAC Local Government Small Scale Infrastructure Grants Program
EMV Emergency Management Planning Guidelines Reference Group TAC Local Government Towards Zero Working Group    
EMV Road Infrastructure Emergency Management Working Group Tech Schools Statewide Policy Implementation Panel
Essential Services Commission – Engagement Technical Working Group VicRoads Rural Reference Group
Family Violence Steering Committee and Industry Taskforce VicRoads Safety Alliance
Federal Blackspot Consultative Panel VicRoads Smartroads Reference Group        
Improving safety at passive level crossings working group VicRoads Transport Users Forum
Infringements Standing Advisory Committee Victorian Children’s Council
Intensive Animal Industries Interdepartmental Committee Victorian Commission for Liquor and Gambling Regulation – Liquor Licensing Community Stakeholder Forum
Local Government Aboriginal Partnerships Project Steering Committee Victorian Community Care Departmental Advisory Committee    
Local Government Performance Reporting Steering Committee Victorian Emergency Animal Welfare Committee
Marrung Central Governance Committee Victorian Flood Warning Consultative Committee
Melbourne Water Flood Strategy Implementation Advisory Committee Victorian Floodplain Management
Melbourne Water Health Waterways Strategy Strategy Implementation Reference Committee
Project Leadership Team
Victorian Food Regulators Forum
Ministerial Taskforce on Prevention of Family Violence and other forms of violence against women
Victorian Litter Action Alliance
Municipal Emergency Management Enhancement Group Victorian Pedestrian Advisory Council
National Aged Care Home Support Advisory Group Victorian Police Vehicle Theft Stakeholders Symposium
National Local Government Cultural Forum Victorian Pollution Operation Group – State Marine Pollution Committee
NDIS Implementation Taskforce Victorian Primary and Community Health Network
Noise External Reference Group Victorian Railway Crossing Safety Steering Committee 
Open Government Partnership – Australia Victorian Rural Drainage Strategy Interdepartmental Reference Group
PTV Public Transport Operators Committee Victorian School Safety Panel
Public Service Medal Committee Victorian Waterways Strategy Stakeholder Reference Committee
Relief and Recovery Communications Working Group VicTrack Interface Agreement Working Group
Residential Zones Implementation Industry & Local Government Working Groups Waste Governance Reform State Transition Committee
Road Freight Advisory Council Worksafe Stakeholder Reference Group