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. The current membership term expires at 30 June 2023.

Click on this link to view the Memorandum of Understanding.

There are currently vacancies on this Committee, to apply for membership please complete this application form and submit to

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


When: The first Tuesday of the month

Time: Commencing 5:30pm

Venue: Perth Community Centre

Frequency: Monthly

The following meetings are scheduled for 2023:

  • 7 February
  • 7 March
  • 4 April
  • 2 May
  • 6 June
  • 4 July
  • 1 August
  • 5 September
  • 3 October
  • 7 November
  • 5 December


Russell MacKenzie



  1. Russell MacKenzie (Chair)
  2. Tony Purse
  3. Don Smith
  4. Jonathan Targett
  5. Samantha Beattie
  6. Jo Saunderson
  7. Michelle Elgersma

Councillor Representatives

  1. Cr Janet Lambert
  2. Cr Paul Terrett


Committee Representative

Meeting Minutes