AROC stands for "Avon Regional Organisation of Councils."
Some basic facts are as follows:
Regional Population approx.23,671
Area approx. 10,600 sq km
Year of Formation 1999
AROC MOU Current MOU
Our Member Councils
Toodyay, Goomalling, Northam, Dowerin, Chittering and Victoria Plains
||Mr Stan Scott
||Cr David R Dow
||Mr Clem Kerp
||Cr Barry Haywood
||Cr Rolly Van Gelderen
||Mr Jason Whiteaker
||Cr Steven Pollard
||Cr Julie Williams
||Ms Andrea Selvey
||Cr Dale Metcalf
||Mr Alan Sheridan
||Cr Gordon Houston
||Cr Peter Osborn
||Mr Harry Hawkins
||Cr David Lovelock
||Mr Paul Martin
||Cr David Wallace
To work cooperatively for the benefit of the region and well-being of the community.
Strategic land use planning; Tourism management and promotion of the regional area; Socioeconomic, environmental and natural resource planning; waste management; Seniors accommodation solutions; centralised information technology and rating systems.
Agendas and Minutes
AROC Meetings are not open to the public however Agendas and Minutes are posted in the public arena.
Click here for AROC Meeting Agendas
Click here for AROC Meeting Minutes
The Minutes of an AROC Meeting and the Notes of a CEO's AROC Meeting are signed off by the Chief Executive Officer (of the Secretariat) and uploaded to the website complete with the relevant attachments (i.e. those that formed part of the agenda including any tabled documentation).
Should you have any queries in relation to the above please click here to send us an email
When the Chief Executive Officer approves these Minutes for distribution they are in essence "Unconfirmed" until the following Avon Regional Organisation of Councils (AROC) Meeting, where the Minutes will be confirmed subject to any amendments.
The "Confirmed" Minutes are then signed off by the Presiding Person.
Attachments that formed part of the Agenda, in addition to those tabled at the AROC Meeting are put together as an addendum to the Minutes/Notes.
Links (to other Member Councils)
Shire of Toodyay Council Website / Visitor Centre website
Shire of Goomalling Council Website / Visitor Centre website
Shire of Northam Council Website / Visitor Centre website
Shire of Dowerin Council Website / Visitor Centre website
Shire of Chittering Council Website / Visitor Centre website
Shire of Victoria Plains Council Website / Visitor Centre website
Shire of York Council Website / Visitor Centre website
Contact Details - Secretariat
Avon Regional Organisation of Councils (AROC)
C/- Shire of Toodyay, PO Box 96, TOODYAY WA 6566
Telephone: (08) 9574 9305 Email: to email AROC please click here