The purpose of the Cultural Advisory Group (the group) is to provide strategic advice to Council and be the community voice in matters related to arts, culture and heritage. This advice is related to the strategic outcome "Community: Healthy, safe, sustainable and resilient community, where businesses flourish and everyone belongs." Source: Strategic Community Plan 2020-2030

The group is to: 

  1. Provide advice on policies and projects which build on the Shire’s arts, cultural and heritage strengths, goals and objectives.
  2. Provide advice to on incorporating arts, culture and heritage into the Shire’s strategic plans, informing strategies and operational plans.
  3. Make recommendations and advocate on behalf of the community and stakeholders on matters related to arts, culture and heritage.
  4. Foster the awareness of and involvement by residents in community arts, cultural and heritage projects.
  5. Highlight what is unique about Shire of Mundaring as a place to live, work and visit through various arts, cultural and heritage mediums.
  6. Promote, inform and celebrate the achievement of local organisations, artists and cultural providers to build on the rich natural and built heritage and artistic traditions of the region thus attracting cultural tourism and building community.
  7. Identify potential funding partnerships and opportunities and attract funding to support arts, cultural and heritage initiatives.


The Cultural Advisory Group is comprised of one council member and up to 12 external members who represent a broad spectrum of the cultural sector.

More information and contact

For more information, please contact the Shire’s Community Engagement Team on 9290 6666 or email shire@mundaring.wa.gov.au.