Council has established the Perth Local District Committee as a Special Committee of Council. Special Committees have also been established at Ross, Campbell Town, Evandale, Longford, Cressy and Avoca, Royal George & Rossarden.

The committee meets bi-monthly, key objectives are to:

  • Provide a focal point for information between the Northern Midlands Council and the local community;
  • Identify and prioritise needs of the local community;
  • Consider and provide feedback to the Northern Midlands Council in respect to key strategic issues for the local community.

Residents and representatives from community interest groups are invited to nominate for membership of the Local District Committee.

Membership appointment is for a 2-year term, the term of membership commences in July and concludes in June. Current membership expires at 30 June 2020.

Further information in relation to the Perth Local District Committee contact Executive Officer Gail Eacher.


When: The first Thursday of the month (commencing September 2019) - previously the first Tuesday (February to August)

Time: Commencing 5:30pm

Venue: to be confirmed

Frequency: Bi-monthly

The following meetings are scheduled for 2019:

  • 5 February
  • 2 April
  • 4 June
  • 6 August
  • Thursday 3 October
  • Thursday 5 December


Tony Purse



  1. Tony Purse (Chair)
  2. Philip Dell
  3. Graeme Eberhardt
  4. John Stagg
  5. Don Smith
  6. Shan White
  7. Phillip Groves
  8. Lynne Wilton
  9. Sue Field
  10. Lesley Pyecroft

Councillor Representative

Janet Lambert

Jan Davis


Gail Eacher (Executive Assistant)

Meeting Minutes