pmhc_logo_VER_smallMINUTES                                                                 Australia Day Sub-Committee Meeting

                                                                                                                                  15/11/2013

 

 

 

 PRESENT

 

Members:

 

Councillor Peter Besseling (Mayor)

Councillor Michael Cusato

Malcolm Merrick (Tacking Point Lions Club)

Ross Adams (Tacking Point Lions Club)

Andy Neal (Wauchope Rotary Club)

John Saunders (Camden Haven Chamber of Commerce)

Richard Gander (Community Rep)

 

Other Attendees:

 

Lucilla Marshall (PMHC Group Manager Community Development)

Duncan Wyndam (Tacking Point Lions)

Peter Graham – Representative from Sailability NSW

 

 

The meeting opened at 8.40am.

 

 

01       ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

The Acknowledgement of Country was delivered.

 

 

02       APOLOGIES

CONSENSUS:

That the apologies received from Jenny Mead and Will Jamison be accepted.

 

 

03       CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

CONSENSUS:

That the Minutes of the Australia Day Sub-Committee Meeting held on 18 October 2013 be confirmed.

 

 

04      DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

 

There were no disclosures of interest presented.

 

 

05       BUSINESS ARISING FROM PREVIOUS MINUTES

 

CONSENSUS:

That:

1.         It be noted in the Minutes that the information requested in Item 08  - Business Arising from the Previous Minutes report held on 18 October 2013 had been provided by both Wauchope Rotary Club and Tacking Point Lions Club prior to the November Meeting.

2.         The information contained in Item 10 – Business Arising from the Previous Minutes report held on 18 October 2013 be noted.

 

 

06       2014 Port Macquarie-Hastings Australia Day Awards

CONSENSUS:

 

1.         That the Sub-Committee note the information contained in the 2014 Port Macquarie-Hastings Australia Day Awards report.

2.         All member of the Sub-Committee are to encourage people to forward nominations.

3.         The Mayor and Councillors to encourage community members to view information on the website and put forward nominations.

4.         A suggestion to prepare a brief paragraph of information to be distributed at Growers Market and IGA to encourage more people to get involved.

 

 

07       2014 Australia Day Ambassador Program

CONSENSUS:

 

That the information in the 2014 Australia Day Ambassador report and the verbal update provided at the meeting be noted.

 

 

08       2014 Australia Day Activities Budget

CONSENSUS:

 

That further discussion take place between Council and the representatives of the Laurieton Rotary Club regarding their budget estimate to undertake the Australia Day Activities at Laurieton. 

 

 

09       Australia Day Activities - Wauchope

CONSENSUS:

 

That the information in the Australia Day Activities – Wauchope report be noted.

The update provided by the representatives Wauchope Rotary Club on the activities proposed as part of their Australia Day 2014 celebrations be noted.

 

 

10       Australia Day Activities - Port Macquarie

CONSENSUS:

That :

1.          The information in the Australia Day Activities - Port Macquarie report be noted.

2.          The update provided by the representatives of Tacking Point Lions Club on the activities proposed as part of their Australia Day 2014 celebrations be noted.

3.         The update provided by the Sailability NSW representative be noted. RMS requires additional consultation with key stakeholders.

4.         The update provided by the Community Representative relating to the cadets agreement to conduct the flag raising ceremony be noted.

5.         Consideration be given to the preparation of a site map of the event/precinct and what is available where and when to assist in informing the community what is on. This will be considered.

6.         Confirmation required as to whether there is a Marquee over stage .

 

 

11       Australia Day Activities - Camden Haven

CONSENSUS:

That:

1.         The information in the Australia Day Activities - Camden Haven Report be noted and that the information provided by the representative of the Laurieton Rotary Club be noted.

2.         That Council representatives hold discussions with Laurieton Rotary Club representatives regarding the Australia Day Activities to be staged in the Camden Haven.

3.         Council to contact Robyn Ryan OAM to see what role they can play on the day.

 

 

12       Australia Day Sub-Committee Meeting Schedule

CONSENSUS:

That:

1.         The Sub-Committee members note the information in the Australia Day Sub-Committee Meeting Schedule report.

2.         The debrief meeting be held on Friday 20 February 2014.

 

 

13       GENERAL BUSINESS

Nil.

 

 

The meeting closed at 9.45am.