City economy

New advisory panels and panellists to help guide City of Sydney’s work

More than 50 experts will help guide the sustainable recovery of Sydney’s economy and creative and cultural life and address the city’s social issues

George Street - 13th September 2019. The City of Sydney’s spring 2019 Living Colour display features more than 24,000 plants in multiple locations across the city
Sydney Town Hall, George Street.

The City of Sydney has engaged 53 people to be part of 4 new advisory panels.

They’ll provide expert advice about policies and operations across priority areas.

The 4 new panels are:

Panel members were selected from 290 applications. They’ve been appointed for a term of up to 3 years with the possibility for a further 3-year term.

The new panels form part of the City of Sydney’s growing network of advisory panels which includes the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Panel, Inclusion (Disability) Advisory Panel, Design Advisory Panel, Nightlife and Creative Sector Advisory Panel, and Public Art Advisory Panel.

“Our advisory panels play a crucial role in guiding our work. The panels ensure experts from a range of sectors – creative, business, housing, climate, multicultural, hospitality and entertainment – help us identify and respond to emerging issues and opportunities, ” Lord Mayor Clover Moore said.

“These panels reflect our values and our commitment to the community. Enlisting the help new experts in housing, culture, business and social cohesion will help us navigate the challenges facing our city at this most critical time.”

The new panel members were selected based on their skills and experience and represent the diversity of our local area with different age groups and cultural backgrounds.

Councillor representatives have also been appointed to each of the new advisory panels and working groups. The groups work closely with the City of Sydney to give independent advice and expertise.

Published 27 July 2022, updated 14 February 2024