Community Committees of Council

The Community Committees of Council Manual(PDF, 10MB) provides comprehensive guidelines on the management responsibilities, functions and operations a Section 355 Committee and clarifies Council's role in the partnership. The manual aims to standardise mandatory procedures and forms that have to be followed to comply with legislation. Committee members are required to adopt and adhere to these conditions as set out in the manual.


Council currently has 16 Community Committees of Council:

Aboriginal Consultative Committee; Australia Day Committee; Australian Standing Stones Management Board; Community Access Committee; Emmaville Mining Museum Committee; Emmaville War Memorial Hall Committee; Glen Elgin Federation Sports Committee; Glen Innes Severn Cemetery Committee; Glencoe Hall Committee; Library Committee; Minerama Committee; Open Spaces Committee; Pinkett Recreation Reserve Management Committee; Roads Consultative Committee; Glen Innes Saleyards Advisory Committee and Stonehenge Reserve Trust.

The Community Committees of Council are also required to adhere to Council's Code of Conduct for Council Committee Members, Delegates of Council and Council Advisers(PDF, 3MB) and hold meetings in accordance with Council's Code of Meeting Practice(PDF, 5MB).

Annual General Meetings

Most committees have set their AGM's in late February or during March.

For further details about the AGM's or these committees contact Council's Personal Assistant (Director of Corporate and Community Services) on 67302318 or via email 

Upcoming AGM's

Australia Day Committee - Board Room, Glen Innes RSL - 1 March 2023 at 7pm

Emmaville War Memorial Hall Committee - Emmaville War Memorial Hall - 21 March 2023 at 5.30pm 

Glen Innes Saleyards Advisory Committee - William Gardner Conference Room, Library - 5 April 2023 at 3pm

Community Access Committee - William Gardner Conference Room, Library - 1 May 2023 at 12 noon

Minerama Committee - TBC (usually May/June)

Glen Elgin Federation Sports Committee - TBC (usually June/July)

Pinkett Recreation Reserve Management Committee - TBC (usually July)

Stonehenge Reserve Trust - TBC (usually June/July)

Australian Standing Stones Management Board - TBC (usually August)

Forms for use by Community Committees

If you have trouble opening any of these forms please try using Google Chrome or contact

Other Manual Appendices for Information:

Guidelines for Agendas and Minutes

Strengthening Community Group Skills Webinars