Yarra City Council’s Yarra Arts Advisory Committee (YAARTS), Visual Arts Panel (VAP) and Room to Create Panel are the three key committees that provide the formal mechanism for Council to enable community participation in arts and cultural planning and development.
YAARTS was established in 1997 as a community advisory committee to Yarra City Council to provide advice on arts and cultural development in the City of Yarra. It is comprised of representatives from Yarra based arts and community organisations, local artists and cultural industries.
The Committee provides a formal mechanism for Council to consult with key stakeholders, seek specialist advice and enable community participation in arts and cultural planning and development.
To find out more about the committee view the Terms of Reference.
Yarra Councillors Danae Bosler and Mike McEvoy are members of the committee.
Members for the 2018-2020 term are: