Kiama Aboriginal Reference Group | Expressions of Interest

Kiama Municipal Council invites applications from Aboriginal people who live in the Kiama local government area to join the Aboriginal Reference Group (ARG) as community representatives. Council has now reviewed the Terms of Reference for this group and nominations are invited from individuals for consideration by Council. Functions of the committee can be found on Council’s website.

Expressions of interest are sought from interested persons and will be selected based on the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be residents of the Kiama Local Government Area
  • Applicants must identify as Aboriginal
  • Seek a gender balance on the Reference Group
  • Seek representation from Aboriginal residents across the Kiama LGA
  • Seek age diversity for the Reference Group

The Reference Group will meet bimonthly.

An application form and Terms of Reference are available from and written submissions to Council will be accepted up to 4.00pm on Friday 28 February 2014. For further information contact the Aboriginal Liaison Officer Elaine Hudson on: 42 33 1276 or email:

The Aims of the ARG

The Aboriginal Reference Group aims to provide a forum for Aboriginal residents to collaborate with Council to address issues relevant to Aboriginal residents of the Kiama Local Government Area.

If you would like to nominate to be a community representative on the ARG, please download the Terms of Reference and a Nomination Form and submit as outlined on the form.

Shellharbour Council Community Development Team Changes

Shellharbour Council advises of some changes to its Community Development (CD) Team over the coming weeks.

From today, Community Planner, Nicole Collins will be acting in the position of Manager Community Development for a period of 6 weeks.

Karen Fuller from Council’s Youth Services Team will also be working with the CD team for 6 weeks on a diverse range of community development projects. Karen will be working on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Please don’t hesitate to contact Nicole or the team on 4221 6170 if you have any questions.