Special Committees of Flinders Council, current as of 25 November 2022
Flinders Boating Special Committee
Purpose: The purpose of the Flinders Boating Special Committee (hereafter referred to as ‘the Committee’) is to provide recommendations to Flinders Council regarding boating matters and associated infrastructure, as they apply to the Flinders Municipality.
Committee members: Mayor Rachel Summers (Chair), Cr Aaron Burke, Cr Carol Cox, twelve Community Representatives, Flinders Council General Manager and Infrastructure and Aiport Manager.
Furneaux Group Aviation Special Committee
Purpose: To provide advice to Flinders Council on aviation and other matters, such as infrastructure, relating to the Flinders Island Airport. The committee meets every six months.
Committee members: Mayor Rachel Summers (Chair), Cr Peter Rhodes, Flinders Island Tourism Association Representative, Airport Manager, Multi-Purpose Centre Representative, Community Representative, RPT Operator Representative, Cape Barren Island Representative, DIER Representative, and a Charter Aircraft Representative.
Furneaux Group Shipping Special Committee
Purpose: To provide advice to Flinders Council on shipping and other matters relating to the port and its associated infrastructures. The committee meets every four months.
Committee members: Mayor Rachel Summers (Chair), Cr Garry Blenkhorn, Cr Vanessa Grace, General Manager, Transport Representative, Commerce Representative, Roberts Livestock Representative, DIER Representative, Bass Strait Freight Representative, Cape Barren Island Aboriginal Association Inc. Representative, TasPorts Representative, and a Farmer Representative.
Lady Barron Hall & Recreational Special Committee
Purpose: To act as caretakers of Lady Barron Hall, Holloway Park, and the Tennis Courts on Lady Barron, so they may be enjoyed by the local community and visitors alike. The committee meets on a needs basis.
Committee members: Cr Carol Cox (Chair),Cr Peter Rhodes, six Community Representatives, and a Fitness Group Representative.
Whitemark Community Gym Special Committee
Purpose: The purpose of the Committee is to support, assist and advise in the management and operation of the Whitemark Community Gym.
Committee members: Cr Rachel Summers (Chair), Community and Economic Development Officer, Physical Health Worker and four Community Representatives.