Regional development visionaries sought

30th Oct 2019

Armidale region residents with strong business knowledge and a broad vision for economic expansion are invited to nominate to be part of an expanded regional development peak advisory group.
The advisory committee’s Chair, Councillor Andrew Murat, said the group needed a “big picture approach in its membership and perspective”.
“We’re hoping it will include people with a diverse range of expertise,” Cr Murat said. “We want members will exceptional knowledge in technology, people with great experience in tourism and events, agriculture, social planning and operating businesses – all important contributors to a vibrant and growing region.
“The committee’s investigations and objectives will be underpinned by four pillars – social, economic, environmental and financial impacts – and that will require broad expertise and vision.” 
Cr Murat said the successful applicants should also have demonstrated ability in building relationships within the community. The advisory committee will include at least six community members and three councillors.
Further information about the advisory committee, including its terms of reference and selection criteria, is available on the Committee Meetings page of Council’s website.
Expressions of Interest close on Wednesday 21 November 2019 and can be submitted to Principal Advisor - Governance, Risk & Safety Nathalie Heaton, Armidale Regional Council, PO Box 75A, Armidale NSW 2350, or emailed to
Further enquiries relating to the committee may be directed to Nathalie Heaton at or phone 1300 136833.