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Environment Committee

While decisions are made at General Council Meetings, the City of Marion established an Environment Committee on 29 November 2022. Membership comprises the Mayor and four Council Members, one of which is the Presiding Member.


The Committee is established for the purposes of:

  • Investigate, develop and report to Council for consideration, new environmental sustainability initiatives and strategies, that will enable Council to become a sustainable organization, support the community to reduce its impact on the environment and build community resilience to the impacts of climate change.
  • Monitoring of the implementation of environmental plans (such as the Carbon Neutral Plan, Coastal Climate Change Plan, etc.) and evaluation of the plans outputs.
  • Monitoring of any Council Key Performance Indicators or metrics relating to environment and/or carbon neutrality, including tracking of carbon emissions reduction overtime.

The Environment Committee is comprised of the following members: Mayor Kris Hanna, Councillor Jason Veliskou (Presiding Member), Councillor Joseph Masika, Councillor Sarah Luscombe, and Councillor Raelene Telfer.


The Environment Committee meets between February and December each year. Meetings will be held in the Council Chamber at 245 Sturt Road, Sturt. The public is welcome to attend.

Meeting dates for 2023 are as follows:

  • 7 February 2023 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm
  • 4 April 2023 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm
  • 6 June 2023 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm
  • 5 September 2023 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm
  • 7 November 2023 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm

As of the 30th November by Council resolution on the 24 October Council Meeting this Committee has been disbanded.

More Information

For further information, contact the Governance Team on 8375 6600.

An agenda listing the issues and relevant reports for discussion at the meeting is available in advance so that everyone has the opportunity to be aware of matters before the committee.

Agenda copies will be available online several days before the meeting (below). Hard copies can be viewed at the Council's Administration Centre.

Download the terms of reference:

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