Community, Arts and Nighttime Economy Committee

Committee membership

Summary of the Community, Arts and Lifestyle Committee Chairman, Deputy Chairman and Members.
Chair Councillor Vicki Howard
Deputy Chair Councillor Sandy Landers
Shadow Chair Councillor Kara Cook
Members

Councillor Steven Toomey

Councillor James Mackay

Councillor Peter Cumming

The responsibilities of the Community, Arts and Nighttime Economy Committee are to:

  • develop vibrant and caring local Brisbane communities
  • ensure a focus on the customer in the design and delivery of Council services
  • ensure contact with Council is made as easy as possible through the Contact Centre, Customer Service Centres, Regional Business Centres and other channels
  • promote and provide opportunities for Brisbane residents to have an active and healthy lifestyle
  • provide libraries, pools, community halls and meeting spaces for Brisbane residents
  • provide exciting, vibrant cultural and artistic activities for Brisbane residents
  • partner with community and business organisations to sponsor and deliver family and community services
  • provide high-quality community venues and recreation facilities
  • manage Council’s relationships with community groups that operate from Council-owned facilities and provide support to improve and maintain facilities
  • work with sporting organisations to support community-based sport and recreation activities
  • work with the business community to enhance the nighttime economy in key precincts of the city such as Fortitude Valley and the Brisbane Central Business District.
Last updated:24 April 2020