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Join the conversation about what is happening in your community at one of Council's regular pop-up conversation posts being held across the Shire in 2019.

About

About: 

The next three dates and venues for the Councillor Conversation Posts have been established in Batesford, Teesdale and Dereel.

In early 2019, Council unanimously agreed to continue their regular calendar of conversation posts to give community members a chance to speak directly with Councillors and senior Council staff at a convenient time and place. They also agreed to increase the number of posts from four to six.

Conversation posts are an informal way for community members to connect with directly with Council. Council has hosted conversation posts at community events and public spaces across the Shire since 2016, and have engaged with more than 1,300 community members during this time. The new calendar of 'Council Conversation Posts' responds to feedback that community members would like to see Councillors and senior staff attending these posts more regularly. 

Council will continue to hold additional project-based conversation posts as required. These will be advertised via Council's community events calendar, and each project's Have Your Say page.

How you can be involved

How You Can Be Involved: 

All community members are welcome to attend the following upcoming conversation posts:

Residents of Batesford General Meeting

Sunday 8 September at 1.30pm

Batesford Hall, 15 Regent Street Batesford

Teesdale Structure Plan 

Thursday 12 September

Teesale Primary School, Main Rd Teesdale 3pm - 5.30pm

Spring in the Shire Photography Event

Saturday 16 November at 3pm -5pm

Dereel Town Hall, 14 Swamp Rd Dereel

 

 

 

 

Timeline

 

All community members are welcome to attend the following upcoming conversation posts:

Residents of Batesford General Meeting

Sunday 8 September at 1.30pm

Batesford Hall, 15 Regent Street Batesford

Teesdale Structure Plan 

Thursday 12 September

Teesale Primary School 3pm - 5.30pm

Spring in the Shire

Saturday 16 November at 3pm -5pm

Dereel Town Hall, 14 Swamp Rd Dereel

 

 

 

Contact Information

Paige Whyte
Community Engagement Officer
5220 7188
Project Category: 
Community Development
Last Updated: 
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Project Status: 
Current Project
Council will again host regular conversation posts across the Shire in 2019. Come along and speak directly with your Councillors about the issues that are important to you.

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Council acknowledges the traditional Wadawurrung owners of this land. Council pays its respects to Wadawurrung Elders both past and present and extends that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People who are part of Golden Plains Shire.