Council is calling on the Borough community to provide feedback on new approaches to improve and facilitate open communication between Council, members of the public and the media.
Council is keen to both improve existing approaches and introduce additional ways of engaging with the community. An increased range of avenues for communication will benefit the community, and Council has the capacity to improve the quality of information exchange while reducing the potential for frustration associated with limited communication.
Council has prepared new guidelines for Community Listening Posts and Media Briefing and updated guidelines for Public Question Time.
Click here to download the draft Public Question Time guidelines.
Click here to download the draft Community Listening Post guidelines.
Click here to download the draft Media Briefing guidelines.
The guidelines are also available for review at Council’s offices at 50 Learmonth Street, Queenscliff between 9.00am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.
Click here to complete an online feedback form.
Click here to download a printable version of the feedback form.
Hard copies of the feedback form can be obtained from Council’s offices. Completed feedback forms can be dropped into Council’s offices, returned by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or returned by mail to PO Box 53, Queenscliff, Victoria, 3225.
Council invites community feedback on the new and updated guidelines until 4.00pm on Friday 6 October 2017.
There are a number of ways to express your opinion and be involved in the decision-making process of Council.
To understand the needs, issues, visions and constraints of the various user groups, interested parties and government bodies, Council makes use of Public Meetings.
The purpose of these meetings is to provide those who have an interest or concern in the future management of various projects the opportunity of expressing their particular thoughts, ideas and needs so that their merit may be considered in the overall formulation of management of community assets.
From time to time, Council will call for expressions of interest for members of the public to join a committee or project reference group which will provide advice to Council on a particular topic. Representatives of each group will include at least one Councillor, Council staff and members of the community.
These opportunities will be advertised on this website and in local newspapers.
Council recognises that community input is vital in order for proposals and projects to respond effectively to local needs and succeed.
Copies are of documents on exhibition are available for inspection at Council Offices between 9:00am and 4:00pm, Monday to Friday.
Council accepts no responsibility for defamatory or other similar matters included in your submission. You include such matters in the submission at your own risk.
Your submission should be in writing and addressed to the Chief Executive Officer. It must be received by 4:00pm on the last day of the exhibition period and may be lodged in the following ways:
You are welcome to directly contact a councillor to raise a particular issue.