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Bushland and Environment Committee


Would you like to represent your neighbours, your community, and/or your business and share your knowledge with Council?

The City of Ryde is inviting nominations from members of our community, to become part of the City’s Advisory Committees. 

Nominations close on Tuesday, 31 October 2017.

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Role and Responsibilities

Advises and makes recommendations to Council on the matters relating to enhancement, preservation, conservation and management of natural areas, wildlife and their habitat corridors and local indigenous vegetation and environmental health and sustainability issues and initiatives within the City of Ryde. The Committee also act as a Project Reference Group for the development, implementation and monitoring of a Biodiversity Plan for the Ryde Local Government Area.  

For more detailed information, download the Bushland and Environment Advisory Committee Terms of Reference(PDF, 118KB).


Chairperson: Clr Penny Pedersen

Councillor(s): Clr Christopher Gordon (Deputy Chairperson), Clr Edwina Clifton, Clr Trenton Brown
Community Representatives: TBD 


During the previous term, meetings were held on Mondays at Meeting Room, Level 1A, 1 Pope Street, Ryde (above Ryde Library) from 6.00 - 7.30 pm.

Past Agendas and Minutes

Agendas Minutes
2017 (previous term)  
14 August 2017 14 August 2017
19 June 2017(PDF, 100KB)   Presentation by Applied Ecology P/L(PDF, 9MB)
Infrared Camera Footage: Swamp wallaby at Portius Park
Infrared Camera Footage: Bandicoot at Field of Mars Reserve
Infrared Camera Footage: Bandicoot, rabbit and fox at Pembroke Park
Infrared Camera Footage: Swamp wallaby, bandicoot, fox and rat at Pembroke Park  


8 May 2017(PDF, 102KB) 8 May 2017
13 February 2017(PDF, 109KB) 13 February 2017(PDF, 260KB)  
14 November 2016 14 November 2016(PDF, 253KB)  
17 October 2016(PDF, 123KB) 17 October 2016(PDF, 360KB)  
18 July 2016(PDF, 110KB)   18 July 2016(PDF, 278KB)  
30 May 2016(PDF, 110KB)   30 May 2016(PDF, 269KB)
8 February 2016(PDF, 138KB)  8 February 2016(PDF, 214KB)
16 November 2015(PDF, 110KB)  16 November 2015(PDF, 144KB)
17 August 2015(PDF, 108KB) 17 August 2015(PDF, 177KB) 
18 May 2015(PDF, 111KB) 18 May 2015(PDF, 181KB)
9 February 2015(PDF, 109KB) 9 February 2015(PDF, 178KB)
8 September 2014(PDF, 108KB) 8 September 2014(PDF, 93KB)
28 July 2014(PDF, 110KB) 28 July 2014(PDF, 192KB)

More Information

If you have any enquiries please contact Council's Natural Areas Coordinator on 9952 8222.


Last updated on 12 October 2017