What is the Visitor Economy Advisory Panel (VEAP)?

The VEAP provides a forum for engagement, advice and recommendations, for developing a robust visitor economy and creating effective networks and partnerships between Wingecarribee Shire Council (WSC), visitor economy stakeholders, community, and business.

The VEAP provides a focus on industry trends, possible future projects, programs, product development and advocacy ensuring WSC plans meet current and future tourism demands, identifies visitor economy and tourism opportunities that support the growth and sustainability of the local tourism operators, community and businesses.

The VEAP has decision-making opportunities in that it can make recommendations to Wingecarribee Shire Council on a wide range of matters including budget allocations, work plans, strategies, campaigns and other matters relating to the visitor economy, tourism and visitor economy-focused events.

How to Participate

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Visitor Economy Advisory Panel (the VEAP) you will need to complete the Visitor Economy Advisory Panel (the VEAP) Expression of Interest form.

Please remember to sign in to Participate Wingecarribee before you complete the form. You will need to Sign up if you are not already a registered member for Participate Wingecarribee, before you can complete the form.

Before applying it is recommended that you read the relevant attached Terms of Reference to familiarise yourself with how the advisory panel functions and the membership selection criteria.

Visitor Economy Advisory Panel - Terms of Reference

Next Steps

Applications will be reviewed against the Selection Criteria. A recommendation on the final makeup of the VEAP will be put to the Council for endorsement in April 2024.

Successful applicants will be advised of the outcome by Council in April 2024 and sent an invite to a compulsory induction workshop to be held in May 2024.

Key Dates

Monday 5 February 2024 10 am

Expressions of Interest applications open

Monday 4 March 2024 4 pm
Expressions of Interest close