Why is Council setting up the Bunjil Place Arts Fund
establishing Bunjil Place, Council has for the first time moved into a
significant area of new business, being the operation of a regional arts and
cultural facility, the theatre and gallery.
Donations and philanthropic grants are a traditional form of revenue
generation within the arts and cultural sector and present a significant future
budget source for both arts and cultural programming and asset acquisition.
What is the role of the Bunjil Place Arts Fund Public Fund Committee
How will members be selected?
A short list of suitably qualified community
representatives shall be drawn up and presented to Council for their
consideration. Upon endorsement
invitations will be sent to representatives inviting them to take a position on
the Public Fund Committee.
What is the membership composition?
The Public Fund must be managed and administered by at least 3 people, a majority of whom are Responsible Persons.
The City of Casey Chief Financial Officer will fill one (1) of the places on the committee.
How are meetings conducted?
The committee must meet at least once a year to review the income and application of the Public Fund and ensure on-going compliance.