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Public Exhibitions

Draft Community Engagement Documents

Community Engagement Policy, Community Engagement Strategy and Community Strategic Plan Engagement Strategy

Council is seeking community feedback on the Draft Community Engagement Policy, Community Engagement Strategy and Community Strategic Plan Engagement Strategy. These draft documents will be used to guide future consultation projects undertaken by Georges River Council.
 
The Draft Community Engagement Policy stipulates Council’s commitment to undertaking community engagement, principles for ensuring engagement is built on openness, transparency, trust and respect and outlines the International Association of Public Participation’s (IAP2) Public Participation Spectrum which Council uses as the framework for engaging with the local community.

The Draft Community Engagement Strategy sets out when and how council will engage with the community and the methods and tools to be used in engagement activities. It also lists some key initiatives to be actioned by Council over the coming two years to help achieve its aim of delivering a strong community engagement process.

The Draft Community Strategic Plan Engagement Strategy outlines the methods to be used to ensure all members of the Georges River Community are provided with an opportunity to share their thoughts on the development of the Community Strategic Plan and its review.
 
The Draft Community Engagement Documents are on public exhibition until 16 May 2017.
 

Exhibition of draft documents

Submissions on the Draft Community Engagement Documents can be made until 16 May 2017. The draft documents can be viewed at:
  • Georges River Council Hurstville Service Centre, MacMahon Street, Hurstville, between 8.30am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
  • Hurstville and Kogarah Public Libraries, during library hours.
Submissions can be made in writing to the General Manager at Georges River Council, PO Box 205, Hurstville BC 1481 or by email 
 
Council will also be running community consultation sessions on the Draft Community Engagement Documents on Wednesday 9 May 6.00pm – 8.00pm and Saturday 13 May 10.00am – 12.00pm to answer any questions or concerns from interested community members. To register for the community consultation session please contact Council or email.
 

Public Exhibition – Draft Drug and Alcohol Policy

Council is seeking community feedback on its Draft Drug and Alcohol Policy which has been developed to reduce the risks associated with the use and effects of drugs and alcohol in the workplace. The Policy applies to all Councillors and employees of Georges River Council and all persons performing work at the direction of, or on behalf of Council.
 
It is the goal of Council to:

  1. eliminate the risks associated with the misuse of alcohol and other drugs, thereby providing a safer working environment;
  2. to reduce the risks of alcohol and other drugs impairment in the workplace;
  3. to promote a supportive culture that encourages a co-operative approach between management and workers and builds on the shared interest in workplace health and safety;
  4. to foster an attitude among employees that it is unacceptable to come to work under the influence of alcohol or drugs; and
  5. to exhibit best practice in regard to developing modern workplace cultures and behaviours.

The Draft Drug and Alcohol Policy is on public exhibition until 2 May 2017.
 

Exhibition of draft document

Submissions on the Draft Drug and Alcohol Policy can be made until 2 May 2017. The Draft Policy can be viewed at:

  • Georges River Council Hurstville Service Centre, MacMahon Street, Hurstville, between 8.30am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
  • Hurstville and Kogarah Public Libraries, during library hours.

Submissions can be made in writing to the General Manager at Georges River Council, PO Box 205, Hurstville BC 1481 or by email.
 

Public Exhibition – Draft Enforcement Policy

Council is seeking community feedback on the Draft Enforcement Policy. The draft document aims to provide a framework to ensure the investigation and detection of any breach of the law will be conducted in a fair, lawful, consistent, transparent and professional manner and with a thorough consideration of all available facts.
 
The Draft Enforcement Policy is on public exhibition until 19 May 2017.
 

Exhibition of draft document

Submissions on the Draft Enforcement Policy can be made until 19 May 2017. The draft document can be viewed at:

  • Georges River Council Hurstville Service Centre, MacMahon Street, Hurstville, between 8.30am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
  • Hurstville and Kogarah Public Libraries, during library hours

Submissions can be made in writing to the General Manager at Georges River Council, PO Box 205, Hurstville BC 1481 or by email

Further enquires can be made by contacting Council.
 

Public Exhibition – Draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan.

Council is seeking community feedback on the Draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan. This draft document will be used to set out the strategies and actions that Council will deliver in the next four years to enable people with disability to have greater access to Council information, services and facilities.
 
The Disability Inclusion Action Plan outlines Council’s commitment to developing better service delivery and facilities that will ensure people have easier access and help create a more inclusive community. The Draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan sets out when and how actions will be completed, and the key priorities as informed by the community. The initiatives will be actioned over a four year period between July 2017 and 2021.

Georges River community members were provided with opportunities to provide input into the development of the Disability Inclusion Action Plan through community consultation sessions held between October 2016 and February 2017. Consultation was held at our libraries, in partnership with local disability service providers, and at large events such as Australia Day and International Day of People with Disability.

We are seeking feedback on the Draft Plan from everyone including Disability services, support workers, families and friends of people with a disability and people who have a disability themselves. Please feel free to pass on this information to anyone who would be interested in having a say on this important issue.
 
The Draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan Document will be on public exhibition until 7 May 2017.
 

Exhibition of the draft document

Submissions on the Draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan Document can be made until 7 May 2017. The draft document can be viewed at:

  • Georges River Council Hurstville Service Centre, MacMahon Street, Hurstville, between 8.30am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
  • Hurstville and Kogarah Public Libraries, during library hours.

Submissions can be made in writing to the General Manager at Georges River Council, PO Box 205, Hurstville BC 1481 or by email 
 
If you require assistance in accessing the Draft Disability Inclusion Action Plan in a more accessible format suitable to your needs, please contact Council.

 

Draft Georges River Employment Lands Study

Council is seeking your feedback on the draft Georges River Employment Lands Study. The draft study is on exhibition until Friday 31 May 2017.

Submissions can be made in writing to the General Manager at Georges River Council, PO Box 205, Hurstville BC 1481 or by email.

 

Draft Voluntary Planning Agreements


Council also provides notification of Draft Voluntary Planning Agreements on its Public Notices webpage.
 
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