Policy 261 - Sustainable Events

A draft Sustainable Events Policy has been developed with an aim to reduce waste, improve resource recovery and promote sustainable transport options for events coordinated or approved by the Town of Victoria Park. The draft policy will apply to all Council-run events and Council-approved external events on Town land or in Town-owned facilities.

At the Ordinary Council Meeting in June 2020, Council resolved to

  1. Receive the report and draft Sustainable Events Policy for consideration
  2. Advertises the draft Sustainable Events Policy for public comment, with the following changes made to the Policy: a. removal of clauses 2(c) and 2(d) and the Policy renumbered accordingly; and b. amendment of clauses 2(a)(ii) and 6(a)(ii) to delete the words “bottled water or”.
  3. Requests that the Chief Executive Officer presents a further report back to the Policy Committee with the results of the public comment and any proposed amendments to the Sustainable Events Policy by October 2020.

Where can I view the draft policy?

The draft Policy 261 - Sustainable Events is available to view in the document library (on this page) and at the Town's Administration building and the library.

How can I comment?

Public comment period has closed and no further comments will be received. Two submissions were received and will be included in the appendix to the council report.


A draft Sustainable Events Policy has been developed with an aim to reduce waste, improve resource recovery and promote sustainable transport options for events coordinated or approved by the Town of Victoria Park. The draft policy will apply to all Council-run events and Council-approved external events on Town land or in Town-owned facilities.

At the Ordinary Council Meeting in June 2020, Council resolved to

  1. Receive the report and draft Sustainable Events Policy for consideration
  2. Advertises the draft Sustainable Events Policy for public comment, with the following changes made to the Policy: a. removal of clauses 2(c) and 2(d) and the Policy renumbered accordingly; and b. amendment of clauses 2(a)(ii) and 6(a)(ii) to delete the words “bottled water or”.
  3. Requests that the Chief Executive Officer presents a further report back to the Policy Committee with the results of the public comment and any proposed amendments to the Sustainable Events Policy by October 2020.

Where can I view the draft policy?

The draft Policy 261 - Sustainable Events is available to view in the document library (on this page) and at the Town's Administration building and the library.

How can I comment?

Public comment period has closed and no further comments will be received. Two submissions were received and will be included in the appendix to the council report.


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