Bayside Floodplain Risk Management Committee.

Provides advice on the development and implementation of floodplain risk management studies, and plans throughout our area.

Community Representatives Expressions of Interest

Nominations are invited for Community Representatives to the Bayside Floodplain Risk Management Committee. If you are interested in applying, please read the information below, complete the nomination form and your covering letter and forward them to by Sunday 30 June 2019.

We are looking for one person to join the Bayside Floodplain Risk Management Committee as community representatives, to provide advice to Council on the development and implementation of floodplain risk management studies and plans throughout the Bayside Council area in accordance with the NSW Floodplain Development Manual 2005

The community representatives on this advisory committee of Council meet with Council staff, Councillors (or their representative) and government agency representatives including Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) and State Emergency Services (SES).

Meetings are typically held once every three months.

The role of a community representative is voluntary.  

Community representatives will be selected on the basis of their suitability for the role.  

As a community representative, you will be expected to contribute constructively to discussions and represent the wider community and attend approximately 4 meetings a year. Community representative membership of the panel is until the Committee is disbanded.

Community representatives must meet the selection criteria below:

  • Being a current resident or business person (18 years of age or older) living or working in or near a flood prone area of the Bayside Council local government area
  • Having knowledge and awareness of the local government area
  • Having a basic understanding of floodplain management
  • Being able to represent and communicate the interests of the local community
  • Being able to attend the Bayside Floodplain Risk Management Committee meetings
  • Being willing to adhere to the Bayside Council Code of Conduct

To apply, please read the Committee Terms of Reference, download and complete a copy of the nomination form and attach your covering letter. There is also the opportunity to fill in an online version of the nomination form.

For further information please contact Council’s Manager Governance & Risk on (02) 9562 1590 or email

Applications must be lodged by Sunday 30 June 2019 via email to


The venue for the Bayside Floodplain Risk Management Committee meetings is normally the Rockdale Administration Centre, 444-446 Princes Highway, Rockdale

Need to contact us?

Call 1300 581 299 (weekdays 8:30am-4pm and Saturday 9am-1pm) or email