The purpose of the Regional Waste Management Steering Committee
is to assist in the development of the Work Plan for the Regional Waste
Management Coordinator. The success of this will be portrayed through the
members identifying and recommending regional priorities and initiatives for
waste management in the Limestone Coast, developing and implementing a program
to increase public awareness of the need to recycle and reduce waste to
landfill, assist with data collection, monitoring and reporting of regional
waste programs and obtaining, controlling or directing funding for waste
management programs as directed by the LCLGA Board.
Limestone Coast Local Government Tourism Management Group
The Limestone Coast Local Government Tourism Management
Group has been built to:
Increase 2-way communication across the region and a closer connection
to regional tourism activities
and strengthen the network of tourism expertise across the region
opportunities to collaborate and create efficiencies
Develop and implement a Limestone Coast Regional Tourism Strategy.
Review and guide the implementation of the 2015-2017 Work plan.
Engage with the tourism industry and encourage a collaborative approach
to further developing the visitor economy.
Provide advice on marketing the region as a destination to visit, live,
invest and stay.
Develop and strengthen strategic partnerships with key stakeholders,
such as the South Australia Tourism Commission, Regional Development Australia
and relevant industry groups like the Limestone Coast Collaborative etc.
Over the last two years, the
Limestone Coast Local Government Association (LCLGA), Regional Development
Australia Limestone Coast (RDALG), the South East NRM Board (SENRMB) and the
Department for Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) have been working
together with the community to develop the Limestone
Coast Regional Climate Change Adaptation Plan (LCRCCAP). The Regional
Adaptation Plan identifies adaptation options for the Limestone Coast to
address key vulnerabilities or opportunities presented by a changing
The LCRCCAP identified 10 key decision areas for action for the
Vulnerable members of
horticulture and viticulture
Marine habitats &
Recreation, open space
and public realm
Agreement was signed between the Government of South Australia (represented by
the Minister for Climate Change), LCLGA, RDALC and SENRMB at Bordertown on 11
September 2016. The Agreement will operate as a memorandum of understanding
between the partners and sets out the partners’ commitment and governance
arrangements for implementing the actions in the LCRCCAP. The signatories
of the Sector Agreement agreed that it would be beneficial for the implementation
of the LCRCCAP that a formal committee be established to oversee the
implementation of the Plan. The name of the Committee shall is the Limestone
Coast Climate Adaptation Committee (LCCAC)
Membership of the Committee comprises: • The Executive Officer of the Limestone Coast Local Government Association. • The Project Manager of the Limestone Coast Local Government Association. • 1 delegate from each of the 7 LCLGA Constituent Councils (note a member is not intended to infer an Elected Member of Council)• A member appointed by the Regional Development Australia Limestone Coast Board • A member of the South East Natural Resources Management Board • 1 delegate from the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources Climate Change Branch • 1 delegate from the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources Natural Resources SE Branch
The Limestone Coast Climate Adaptation Committee (LCCAC) will: • Provide strategic decision making and direction towards implementing the LCRCCAP • Prepare a three-year action plan to guide activities towards the areas of focus set out in the LCRCCAP and others as required, and clearly identify relevant and feasible actions and measurable outcomes. • Establish criteria to measure success for reporting of progress against the Sector Agreement • Provide recommendations to inform the annual business planning processes of the LCLGA, RDALC and SENRMB on initiatives that may have a budget impact • Review progress of the Sector Agreement on a yearly basis and provide annual progress reports to the Minister • As necessary, develop working groups or subcommittees to involve expert knowledge and involvement of other stakeholders to assist with implementation of specific objectives of the Sector Agreement or Action Plan.
The LCCAC undertakes to: • work in partnership to deliver initiatives for climate adaptation in the region. • ensure briefings and advice to the Government of South Australia on local government developments and discussions relevant to the Sector Agreement. • provide information and advice to the Government of South Australia regarding progress and development of initiatives under this agreement, including through annual reports of progress (until 30 June 2019).