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The Greater Sydney Commission's three committees are established by the Greater Sydney Commission act. They are:

Strategic Planning Committee

To lead metropolitan planning for the Greater Sydney Region.

Membership

  • Chief Commissioner
  • Economic Commissioner
  • Environment Commissioner
  • Social Commissioner
  • All District Commissioners.


Finance and Governance Committee

Advises and assists the Commission on any of its functions

Advises and assists the Premier on Greater Sydney's environmental, social and economic performance

Develops clear metrics to monitor and report on Greater Sydney's environmental, social and economic performance (called the 'the Dashboard')

  • Chief Commissioner
  • Economic Commissioner
  • Environment Commissioner
  • Social Commissioner

Infrastructure Delivery Committee

Provides information, advice and regular reports on the infrastructure requirements needed to support housing and employment opportunities in the Greater Sydney region and to advise and assist the Commission in regard to any of its other functions. 

Membership

  • Chief Commissioner
  • Economic Commissioner
  • Environment Commissioner
  • Social Commissioner
  • All District Commissioners.

The Secretaries of the following state government department:

  • Premier and Cabinet
  • Planning, Industry and Environment
  • Transport for NSW
  • NSW Treasury
  • NSW Ministry of Health
  • Department of Education. 

District Commissioners can also be invited to discuss matters relating to their districts. 

Progress & Reporting

The Greater Sydney Commission is required to publish minutes of its full Commission meetings. Minutes are endorsed at the next Commission meeting, prior to publication. 

Operational policies

At the Greater Sydney Commission the decisions, behaviours and actions of our staff are guided by a comprehensive range of policies and procedures. This allows us to maintain effective, efficient and consistent operations throughout the organisation.

The Greater Sydney Commission has its own Code of Ethics and Conduct policy that applies specifically to the Greater Sydney Commission members.

The Commission makes available on request any policy that affects or is likely to affect members of the public.

Lobbyists & Business Contacts meeting requests

The Greater Sydney Commission's interactions with Lobbyists and Business Contacts is guided by its policy on Engaging with Lobbyists & Business Contacts. The policy aligns with legislative requirements and NSW Government guidelines.

Read more about Lobbyists & Business Contacts meeting requests