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 September?

Keep up-to-date about Council events and programs via social media on facebook, twitter and InstagramUse #ccspics when taking photos in the area so that we can check them out.

More than 1,500 residents have been involved with Your Say Charles Sturt consultation projects to date. Join the conversation today!

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 September?

Keep up-to-date about Council events and programs via social media on facebook, twitter and InstagramUse #ccspics when taking photos in the area so that we can check them out.

More than 1,500 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 25 August?

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    What’s being considered at Council on 25 August?

    The next Council meeting will be held Monday 25 August, 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd.

    A deputation and petition will be received on Kerr Grove Laneway Closure.  A deputation will be received on extinguishment of a Land Management Agreement in Tennyson.

    A presentation will be made from WACRA in support of commissioning a sculpture in recognition of the Centenary of World War I.

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

    What’s being considered at Council on 25 August?

    The next Council meeting will be held Monday 25 August, 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd.

    A deputation and petition will be received on Kerr Grove Laneway Closure.  A deputation will be received on extinguishment of a Land Management Agreement in Tennyson.

    A presentation will be made from WACRA in support of commissioning a sculpture in recognition of the Centenary of World War I.

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

    • Extinguishment of a Land Management Agreement in Tennyson
    • Historical Society Funding
    • Letter from Renewal SA – intentions re land on Woodville Road (St Clair)
    • Appointment of DAP Presiding Member
    • Local Government Land By-Law
    • Dogs and Cats By-Law
    The full Council Agenda and minutes from past meetings are provided here on Councils website.

    All welcome!


    by Your Say Charles Sturt 21 Aug 2014, 03:48 PM
  • Sir William Goodman Bridge Opening

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    The Sir William Goodman Bridge restoration is a $2.6m project, jointly funded by the City of Charles Sturt, the City of West Torrens, Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure.

    Please join us for the official opening:
    • Where: Corner of Manton & Adam Street, Hindmarsh
    • Date: Saturday 13 September 2014
    • Time: 11.00am - 1.00pm
    The original bridge, built in 1908 thought to be the first reinforced concrete bridge to be built in Adelaide metropolitan area and the second oldest reinforced concrete bridge in South Australia.  

    Please RSVP your attendance to Sally on 8408 1397 or email spallett@charlessturt.sa.gov.au

    Limited parking available onsite - parking is available at the Entertainment Centre at your own cost.

    The Sir William Goodman Bridge restoration is a $2.6m project, jointly funded by the City of Charles Sturt, the City of West Torrens, Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure.

    Please join us for the official opening:
    • Where: Corner of Manton & Adam Street, Hindmarsh
    • Date: Saturday 13 September 2014
    • Time: 11.00am - 1.00pm
    The original bridge, built in 1908 thought to be the first reinforced concrete bridge to be built in Adelaide metropolitan area and the second oldest reinforced concrete bridge in South Australia.  

    Please RSVP your attendance to Sally on 8408 1397 or email spallett@charlessturt.sa.gov.au

    Limited parking available onsite - parking is available at the Entertainment Centre at your own cost.

    by Your Say Charles Sturt 12 Aug 2014, 05:33 PM
  • Open Space Strategy Online Survey

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    This is your chance to have a say about open space in the City of Charles Sturt. Council is reviewing its Open Space Strategy and we are keen to know what is important to the community and how open space could be improved.

    Click here to complete the online survey.

    Consultation closes 11 September 2014.


    This is your chance to have a say about open space in the City of Charles Sturt. Council is reviewing its Open Space Strategy and we are keen to know what is important to the community and how open space could be improved.

    Click here to complete the online survey.

    Consultation closes 11 September 2014.


    by Community Engagement Project Officer 08 Aug 2014, 11:10 AM
  • What’s being considered at Council on 11 August?

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    Join us for the next Council meeting. It will be held Monday 11 August, 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd. Community members are welcome to sit in the gallery and listen to Council Members deliberations.

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

    • Keys to the City nomination - The Friends of the Hindmarsh Hospital Inc.
    • Freedom of the City nomination - Noarlunga Volunteer Rifle Unit Inc.
    • Proposed By-Laws for adoption
    • Safer Streets Program – CCTV Funding Application
    • OPAL Funding Update
    • South Road Upgrade - Project Assessment Submission
    • Water Business Unit update report

    Motions will be received on:

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

    Questions on notice will be received on:

    • Cheltenham Park Residents Association & Save St Clair Recreation Park
    • Citizenship ceremonies

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

    All welcome!


    Join us for the next Council meeting. It will be held Monday 11 August, 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd. Community members are welcome to sit in the gallery and listen to Council Members deliberations.

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

    • Keys to the City nomination - The Friends of the Hindmarsh Hospital Inc.
    • Freedom of the City nomination - Noarlunga Volunteer Rifle Unit Inc.
    • Proposed By-Laws for adoption
    • Safer Streets Program – CCTV Funding Application
    • OPAL Funding Update
    • South Road Upgrade - Project Assessment Submission
    • Water Business Unit update report

    Motions will be received on:

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

    Questions on notice will be received on:

    • Cheltenham Park Residents Association & Save St Clair Recreation Park
    • Citizenship ceremonies

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

    All welcome!


    by Your Say Charles Sturt 07 Aug 2014, 03:49 PM
  • Update - Devon Park Development Plan Amendment

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    The City of Charles Sturt Devon Park Residential Development Plan Amendment (DPA) has been approved by the Minister for Planning, the Hon John Rau. 

    In summary, the approved policy amendments involve:

    • A rezone of the subject land from its existing Industrial Zone to a Residential Zone and inclusion of the affected area within Council’s Integrated Medium Density Policy 20.
    • Additional policy controls to manage interface issues with housing to the south and light industrial uses to the north eg. emissions and overshadowing.
    • A concept plan in the draft DPA to ensure that future development is orderly and....Read more

    The City of Charles Sturt Devon Park Residential Development Plan Amendment (DPA) has been approved by the Minister for Planning, the Hon John Rau. 

    In summary, the approved policy amendments involve:

    • A rezone of the subject land from its existing Industrial Zone to a Residential Zone and inclusion of the affected area within Council’s Integrated Medium Density Policy 20.
    • Additional policy controls to manage interface issues with housing to the south and light industrial uses to the north eg. emissions and overshadowing.
    • A concept plan in the draft DPA to ensure that future development is orderly and to provide a visual representation of the policy guidance proposed in the Development Plan.
    • A Desired Character Statement for the subject area to guide the future redevelopment of the site.
    • A policy overlay relating to affordable housing issues.
    • A policy overlay relating to noise and air emissions.

    The new policy amendments came into effect on 31 July 2014, following the publication of the Minister’s approval in the South Australian Government Gazette. 

    For further information contact Jim Gronthos, Senior Policy Planner on 8408 1265 or email jgronthos@charlessturt.sa.gov.au


    by Community Engagement Project Officer 06 Aug 2014, 04:58 PM
  • Planning Reform Update

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    The State Governments Expert Panel on Planning Reform is in the second stage of its review of the planning system in South Australia.

    Today, The Panel delivered its interim report to the State Government.

    • The full 'Our Ideas for Reform report' is available here.
    • The panel is asking for feedback. You can provide it here.

    The panel will deliver its final report to the government in December. That report will detail its final recommendations.


    The State Governments Expert Panel on Planning Reform is in the second stage of its review of the planning system in South Australia.

    Today, The Panel delivered its interim report to the State Government.

    • The full 'Our Ideas for Reform report' is available here.
    • The panel is asking for feedback. You can provide it here.

    The panel will deliver its final report to the government in December. That report will detail its final recommendations.


    by Community Engagement Project Officer 06 Aug 2014, 02:00 PM
  • Brick Kilns Conservation Project

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    Are you interested in getting involved in the Brick Kilns Conservation Project?

    Council recently resolved to form a Community Reference Group to help guide and formulate plans for the Brick Kilns Conservation Project, located on Toogood Ave at Beverley.

    We are holding a community session to talk about ideas for the former James Brickworks Site, and for conservation of the heritage listed brick kilns.

    You are invited to come along to a site visit and workshop, where you will have an opportunity to register for the Community Reference Group and find out more information about the history of the site:

    Thursday 21 August 2014

    • Site Visit - 5pm at Toogood Avenue, Beverley
    • Workshop - 6pm at the Eagles Footy Function Centre, Oval Avenue, Woodville South.

    We look forward to seeing you there and hearing what you think. For catering purposes please RSVP to Linda on 8408 1368 or email llacey@charlessturt.sa.gov.au.  

    Click here to view more background information.

    Are you interested in getting involved in the Brick Kilns Conservation Project?

    Council recently resolved to form a Community Reference Group to help guide and formulate plans for the Brick Kilns Conservation Project, located on Toogood Ave at Beverley.

    We are holding a community session to talk about ideas for the former James Brickworks Site, and for conservation of the heritage listed brick kilns.

    You are invited to come along to a site visit and workshop, where you will have an opportunity to register for the Community Reference Group and find out more information about the history of the site:

    Thursday 21 August 2014

    • Site Visit - 5pm at Toogood Avenue, Beverley
    • Workshop - 6pm at the Eagles Footy Function Centre, Oval Avenue, Woodville South.

    We look forward to seeing you there and hearing what you think. For catering purposes please RSVP to Linda on 8408 1368 or email llacey@charlessturt.sa.gov.au.  

    Click here to view more background information.

    by Community Engagement Project Officer 01 Aug 2014, 12:00 PM
  • Eagles Community Day

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    Council is joining the fun at the Eagles Community Day on 9 August!

    The Charles Sturt marquee will support a range of fun activities:

    • Comment on the Open Space Strategy 
    • Talk to the OPAL team about healthy lifestyles
    • Community Center staff will providing information about programs and activities
    • Free face-painting provided for kids

    When: Saturday 9 August at Woodville Oval.

    Time: 12.30-3.30pm. Eagles v South Adelaide game starts 2.10pm, 

    Entry fee: $15 adults, $8 concession and under 18 free.

    For more information contact Ali on 8408 1306.


    Council is joining the fun at the Eagles Community Day on 9 August!

    The Charles Sturt marquee will support a range of fun activities:

    • Comment on the Open Space Strategy 
    • Talk to the OPAL team about healthy lifestyles
    • Community Center staff will providing information about programs and activities
    • Free face-painting provided for kids

    When: Saturday 9 August at Woodville Oval.

    Time: 12.30-3.30pm. Eagles v South Adelaide game starts 2.10pm, 

    Entry fee: $15 adults, $8 concession and under 18 free.

    For more information contact Ali on 8408 1306.


    by Your Say Charles Sturt 01 Aug 2014, 10:00 AM
  • Soundwave 2015

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    Have your say on this Adelaide City Council consultation!

    Adelaide City Council has received an application from Soundwave Festival for the use of Bonython Park / Tulya Wardli to enable the Soundwave 2015 to take place on Saturday 21 February and Sunday 22 February 2015.

    Soundwave is an independent multi-stage touring music festival which attracts some of the most popular international rock and heavy metal bands to Adelaide. Soundwave has been held in Bonython Park / Tulya Wardli in the Park Lands since 2008.

    Click here to find more information and submit feedback.


    Have your say on this Adelaide City Council consultation!

    Adelaide City Council has received an application from Soundwave Festival for the use of Bonython Park / Tulya Wardli to enable the Soundwave 2015 to take place on Saturday 21 February and Sunday 22 February 2015.

    Soundwave is an independent multi-stage touring music festival which attracts some of the most popular international rock and heavy metal bands to Adelaide. Soundwave has been held in Bonython Park / Tulya Wardli in the Park Lands since 2008.

    Click here to find more information and submit feedback.


    by Community Engagement Project Officer 31 Jul 2014, 11:02 AM
  • What’s being considered at Council on 28 July?

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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!


    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