Council, 12 December 2002.

In general a standing subcommittee will be considered for establishment in one or more of the following circumstances:

  1. The matters delegated are specialised and do not readily fall under the purview of one standing committee
  2. The subcommittee is required or promoted by legislation
  3. The subcommittee is necessitated for reasons of efficiency in terms of managing workload and meeting timeframes
  4. The subcommittee is a mechanism for collaboration between the Council and other agencies and includes representatives of other agencies which are able to influence outcomes
  5. The subcommittee's main purpose is to consider applications, including applications for funding.