Communications and the Arts
The function of the committee, specified under the Act is: 'To assist the SBS Board to fulfil its duty to be aware of, and responsive to, community needs and opinions, by advising the Board on community needs and opinions, including those of small or newly arrived ethnic groups, on matters relevant to its Charter.' The Community Advisory Committee generally meets three times a year to discuss issues of relevance to SBS and to give advice, raise community concerns and provide feedback on programming and projects to the SBS Board. Committee members are appointed by the SBS Board. In determining appointments to the Community Advisory Committee, the Board considers matters including diversity of backgrounds, geographical spread and specialised skills and knowledge; including ability to reflect the needs and interests of women, youth, the aged, and people with disabilities.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    E. Statutory Office Holder Offices and Committees

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Special Broadcasting Service Act 1991

  • Paid Members?

    Yes

  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members

    14

  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

    23 December 1991

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