South Melbourne Market Committee

South Melbourne Market is owned and operated by the City of Port Phillip and managed by a Special Advisory Committee of the Port Phillip Council.

The South Melbourne Market Committee has the responsibility of overseeing the Market on behalf of Council.

South Melbourne Committee Charter June 2023

The Committee comprises of:

  • three independent members:
    • Amanda Stevens (Chairperson)
    • Andrew Danson
    • Nicola Smith
  • two City of Port Phillip Councillors:
    • Cr Andrew Bond
    • Cr Marcus Pearl
  • one non-voting senior officer of Council: Claire Stevens

The independent members were all appointed following an open advertising and selection process from a large and highly qualified field of candidates. Each independent member was required to demonstrate specific skills relevant to oversee the Market, as well as a strong local association and love of markets.

South Melbourne Market Committee Meetings

The South Melbourne Market Committee meets seven times a year: four performance reporting meetings and three strategic meetings.

2024 performance reporting meeting dates:

  • Thursday 1 February 2024
  • Tuesday 2 May 2024
  • Thursday 1 August 2024
  • Thursday 5 December 2024

The public performance reports from each meeting will be published on the Market's website

Do you have a question for the Committee?

Market traders and members of the public can submit a question to the Committee to be addressed at quarterly performance reporting meetings. Questions must be submitted no later than 4pm on the day of the meeting. Click here to submit a question.

If you would like to present to the Committee, you can request to have an agenda item tabled at a meeting. Requests must be received no later than 10 business days prior to the meeting date. Click here to submit an agenda item request.

Archived Agendas

If you would like to be sent a copy of an archived meeting agenda and/or minutes, please email

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