Your Say Charles Sturt

Welcome to Your Say Charles Sturt.

Do you live, work or have an interest in Charles Sturt? Are you interested in having your views considered in Council decision making?

Your Say Charles Sturt is Council's dedicated community consultation website. It is designed so that you, and fellow community members, can contribute to some of the issues currently being considered by Council, from the comfort of your own home.

View the range of current consultation projects to see what’s going on, register your details with the site and then join the conversation. It’s that easy! We will keep you in the loop by sending a monthly newsletter providing an overview of current online consultation projects.

What's happening in July?

More than 1,000 residents have been involved with Your Say Charles Sturt consultation projects to date. Join the conversation today!

News

  • What’s being considered at Council on 23 June?

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    The next Council meeting will be held Monday 28 July, 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd.

    A deputation will be recieved on the topic of asylum seekers living in the City of Charles Sturt, the recent re-detaining of two Woodville High School students and the conditions faced by City of Charles Sturt residents who are on bridging visas and associated issues.

    Some of the business items being considered at the meeting are:

    • Update report on legal matters In the Environmental Resources and Development Court
    • Local history collection – establishment of a collection management advisory group
    • Legal services provision
    • Sri Chinmoy Onenes statue offer
    • Woodville Town Hall truss rehabilitation works
    • Henley Square Redevelopment update and Prudential Report.
    • Future Keys of the City nomination
    • Future Freedom of the City nomination
    • Revised National Recycling Week event

    Motions will be received on:

    • Renaming of St Clair Reserve
    • Rescinding the Deputy Mayor position

    The full Council Agenda and minutes from past meetings are provided here on Councils website.

    All welcome!


    by Your Say Charles Sturt 24 Jul 2014, 03:09 PM
  • 2013/14 Consultation Projects Statistics

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    We track and measure the consultation projects delivered by council on a quarterly basis. The annual figures for the 2013/14 financial year are now available.

    A summary is provided in here in this animated presentation.

    In 2013/14:

    • 87 consultations projects were delivered by Council
    • 4,965 people participated in consultation projects

    Comparison of annual consultation project numbers:

    • 2013/14 - 87 projects, average of 7 a month
    • 2012/13 -  63 projects, average of 5 a month
    • 2011/12 -  30 projects, average of 2.5 a month

    Comparison of annual participation rates:

    ....Read more
    by Your Say Charles Sturt 24 Jul 2014, 11:16 AM
  • Revitalising Employment Lands

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    Have your say on the future of the ‘Industry Zones’ in the City of Charles Sturt

    Investigations to review the City’s industry Development Plan policy are in the early stages, which will involve a review of the City’s Development Plan policies that relate to the Industry Zone. This process is known as a Development Plan Amendment (DPA).

    Click here to find out about the objectives and investigations Council proposes to make to its Development Plan regarding the City’s Industry Zone.

    Consultation closes 12 September 2014


    by Community Engagement Project Officer 18 Jul 2014, 01:36 PM
  • Open Space Strategy Review!

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    Join us as we update our Open Space Strategy to guide the provision, development and management of open space over the next 10 years & beyond.

    All community and sporting groups, local residents and others with an interest in our Council area are invited to get involved in this consultation opportunity.

    To have your say:

    by Community Engagement Project Officer 15 Jul 2014, 05:17 PM
  • Are you proud of your garden?

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    It’s that time of year again, where we celebrate our City’s avid and enthusiastic gardeners! 

    We invite entries from green thumbs of all ages. Individual gardeners, families, community groups, different cultural groups, commercial organisations and small businesses are all invited to participate. With eight categories, there is something for everyone.

    More information about the competition is available here.


    by Your Say Charles Sturt 09 Jul 2014, 01:06 PM
  • Open Space Strategy

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    Are you passionate about open space in your City?

    We are updating the Open Space Strategy to guide the provision, development and management of open space over the next 10 years and beyond.

    You are invited to 'drop in' to one of he following events and provide your feedback:

    • Tuesday 15 July, between 6-9pm
    • Saturday 19 July, between 1-4pm
    Both events are being held at Councils Civic Centre, 72 Woodville Road, Woodville.

    For more information contact Ali on 8408 1306.
    by Community Engagement Project Officer 03 Jul 2014, 05:35 PM
  • Review of Council By-Laws

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    The opportunity to review by-laws comes around every 7 years!

    Take this opportunity to review the revised By-Laws (and one new one!) and have your say:

    We would value your comments in relation to the practical application of the current suite of by-laws and also whether you see any gaps or deficiencies in them.  


    by Community Engagement Project Officer 12 Jun 2014, 01:56 PM
  • What’s being considered at Council on 14 July?

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    The next Council meeting will be held Monday 14 July, 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd. 

    Some of the business items being considered at the meeting are:

    • National recycling week event - art exhibition/ competition
    • Extinguish Land Management Agreement over a property in Tennyson
    • Metropolitan seaside councils committee
    • Review of Council Member code of conduct
    • Consideration of future freeman of the city

    Items carried over from 23 June meeting:

    • LGA nominations – schools as community hubs action group
    • Consideration of future freeman of the city
    • ....Read more
    by Community Engagement Project Officer 11 Jul 2014, 11:45 AM
  • Tree and Streetscape Policy Review

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    Are trees near and dear to your heart?

    Council is undertaking a review of its Tree and Streetscape policy to ensure it reflects the aspirations of our community.

    Please take this opportunity to review the current policy and tell us what changes you think are needed:

    Consultation closes Friday 18 July 2014.


    by Community Engagement Project Officer 03 Jul 2014, 09:40 AM
  • South Road Upgrade - Torrens Rd to River Torrens section

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    DPTI has released the Project Assessment Report (PAR) for the Torrens Road to River Torrens Upgrade.

    The new design is now in a public consultation stage open for further feedback.

    These next few weeks are focused on assessing different sections of the road upgrade and considering the design model.

    There is an opportunity to attend an open day and raise any ideas or questions. Click here to read over the reports and find out all the relevant information.



    by Community Engagement Project Officer 02 Jul 2014, 05:09 PM