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Local Advisory Groups

Purpose

Regional Local Community Advisory Groups have been established to provide advice to our Boards on activities and programs focused on community engagement.

They look at the effectiveness of Local Land Services' engagement with the community and address specific issues at the request of our Boards.

Local Community Advisory Groups are a legislative requirement to ensure we are meeting our community's needs.

Western Local Land Services have established six Community Advisory Groups in the Western region – three Local Community Advisory Groups (LCAG) and three Aboriginal Community Advisory Groups (ACAG). They are comprised of representatives from a variety of backgrounds to ensure that a broad range of views from the community are considered.

Each group convenes several times a year to discuss issues and identify opportunities for the Western Local Board and Western Local Land Services management to consider. If you have any feedback on our programs and projects or an idea about how we can better service your local area, we encourage you to get in touch with the Chair of the Community Advisory Group nearest you.

Local Community Advisory Groups

  1. West LCAG (Broken Hill, Tibooburra, Wilcannia and surrounding areas) chaired by Louise Turner of "Goodwood Station", White Cliffs
  2. North LCAG (Cobar, Bourke, Brewarrina, Wanaaring and surrounding areas) chaired by Stuart Mosely of "Manuka", Cobar
  3. South LCAG (Balranald, Wentworth, Hillston and Ivanhoe and surrounding areas) chaired by Angus Whyte of "Wyndham Station", Wentworth.

Aboriginal Community Advisory Groups

  1. West ACAG chaired by Dennis Hall of Wilcannia Local Aboriginal Land Council
  2. North ACAG chaired by Julie Knight of Angledool Aboriginal Community
  3. South ACAG chaired by Lawrence Clarke of Winangakirri Aboriginal Corporation (Mawonga Station).

New LCAG members endorsed

The terms of the majority of LCAG members expired in June 2017 and as such the Western Local Board ran an Expressions of Interest process to fill these positions.

The Western Local Board encouraged community members that are passionate about the Western region to nominate for a position that will work closely with the Board and Western Local Land Services to help develop and deliver vital services throughout the Western region.

The new LCAGs are:

  • West – Louise Turner (chair), Anika Molesworth, Luke Reynolds, David Sandow while Luke O'Connor and Bodie Hill are ongoing members as their previous terms hadn't expired.
  • North – Stuart Mosely (chair), Michael Davis, Danni Ward, Greg Standfield, Matt Nicholson and Tim Davis.
  • South – Gus Whyte (chair), Cosimo Cirillo, Clive Linnett, John McKeon, Marc O’Halloran and Chris Stanmore.

For more information about the LCAGs, contact the relevant Western Local Land Services Local Community Manager:

  • South - Steve McGlashan, 0429 036 385 or email.
  • West - David Lawrence, 0429 049 386 or email.
  • North - Andrew Hull, 0427 919 964 or email.