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 April?

  • Complete the Access & Inclusion Plan survey 
  • Get involved in the 2014/2015 Budget consultation
  • View the updated Henley Main Street plans and comment online
  • View the range of current consultations on Councils Website

More than 980 residents have been involved with Your Say Charles Sturt consultation projects to date. Join the conversation today!


  • 2014/2015 Budget Consultation Now Open!

    The Draft Annual Business Plan and Budget is now available for you to review and tell us what you think. There are a number of ways you can get involved:
    • Review the Draft Annual Business Plan here
    • Tell us what you think by making a submission
    • Ask a question using the Q&A tool
    • Come along to the open evening on 30 April, 4.30-7.00pm at the Civic Library

    Consultation closes Monday 5 May 2014.

    by Community Engagement Project Officer 15 Apr 2014, 03:05 PM
  • What happening at the next Council meeting?

    Council next meets Monday 28 April, 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd.

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

    • Monthly update report on legal matters in the Environmental Resources and Development Court
    • West Beach Road Options
    • Request for Cr Nguyen to become a member of the Cheltenham Cemetery Community Consultative Committee
    The full Council Agenda and minutes from past meetings are provided here on Councils website.  All welcome to sit in the gallery and observe Council Member deliberations. Car parking is available behind the Civic Centre.
    by Community Engagement Project Officer 24 Apr 2014, 09:59 PM
  • Improving Access and Inclusion


    Do you live with disability or support someone living with disability in the City of Charles Sturt?

    Council has engaged consultants from JFA Purple Orange to work with the Charles Sturt community to inform the development of a council specific Access & Inclusion Plan. The plan will set out council’s commitment to advancing the City as a welcoming and inclusive place, with a particular focus on outcomes for people living with disability.

    Council is particularly interested in identifying priorities which will assist residents and visitors to move about and to actively participate in community life.

    All residents, particularly those living....Read more

    by Community Engagement Project Officer 13 Mar 2014, 04:20 PM
  • Marine Exclusion Trial


    Feedback period extended to 18 April!

    The Department for Planning, Transport and Infrastructure has granted an activity license to Council to restrict motorised vessels in an effort to increase the safety for swimmers using beaches in Councils most heavily used areas.

    The trial, running until 31 March 2014, restricts motorised vessels, including jet skis, from operating within 200m of the shoreline between Grange Road and the River Torrens Outlet at Henley Beach South.

    Complete a quick poll or  comment online today. 

    by Your Say Charles Sturt 24 Mar 2014, 01:50 PM
  • What’s happening at the next Council meeting?


    Council next meets  Monday 14 April, 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd.

    A deputation will be received on the removal of significant trees and the rehabilitation of wildlife populations.

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

    • South Australian Jockey Club application for a Club Licence associated with proposed new venue at St Clair
    • Regional Public Health Plan final endorsement
    • Baju Apartments unauthorised groundwater collection and discharge
    • Local Government natural resource management options paper
    • Friends of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital group Freedom of the City....Read more
    by Your Say Charles Sturt 10 Apr 2014, 04:42 PM
  • Draft Public Health Plan Update

    Following the close of consultation for this project, the Draft Public Health Plan is now being reviewed to incorporate the feedback received. A report (including the revised plan) will be presented to Council for endorsement on Monday 14 April 2014. Thank you to those who participated in this consultation.

    by Community Engagement Project Officer 27 Mar 2014, 10:45 AM
  • 2014/2015 Budget Consultation Update

    The first stage of consultation for this project has now closed and all feedback has been reviewed and presented to Council for consideration. At this meeting on 24 March, Council endorsed the proposed members of the Budget Community Reference Group (BCRG), who will play an important role in the the 2014/2015 budget process moving forward. 

    The anticipated next steps in the Budget Consultation Process are:

    • A workshop and meeting with the BCRG and the Finance Committee (early April)
    • The Draft Annual Business Plan will go to Council for endorsement on 14 April
    • Consultation to commence on 15 April 
    • Open evening....Read more
    by Community Engagement Project Officer 27 Mar 2014, 03:21 PM
  • Henley Beach Road Main Street Project

    Council is seeking to upgrade the traffic, parking and pedestrian connections on Henley Beach Road, between William Avenue and the Esplanade.

    The aim of the Henley Beach Main Street project is to:

    • improve safety and functionality of the road by providing a narrower slow speed environment,
    • improve access to, and across, the road for cyclists, vehicles and pedestrians.
    • improve street aesthetics and upgrade landscaping where opportunities arise.

    In February 2014 local community members, the business community and Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure provided feedback on draft concept designs for the area.

    Revised plans....Read more

    by Your Say Charles Sturt 19 Mar 2014, 04:19 PM
  • Only a few days left to register for the E-Panel!


    The E-Panel, or email advisory panel, is a new way for residents to give us feedback. We are recruiting 800 residents to join our new E-Panel which will provide Council with demographically representative community feedback on community consultation projects. This valuable feedback will help us set directions and enhance Council decision making.

    E-Panel feedback will:

    • assist Council in setting directions,
    • ensure broad and diverse views are considered,
    • enhance important and difficult decisions,
    • assist Council to access views of age groups who are typically underrepresented in consultation feedback, and
    • provide information on issues....Read more
    by Your Say Charles Sturt 26 Mar 2014, 11:15 AM
  • What’s at Council on Monday 24 March?


    The next Council meeting will be held Monday 24 March, 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd.

    Come and listen to Council Member deliberations!

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

    • Information report on current or likely action in the Environment Resources and Development Court.
    • Benefit Donation program - applications received through the Minor Community Events category.
    • South Road Upgrade Project – update and notice of  the Department of Planning and Infrastructure intent to acquire Council Reserve (Chemist Corner Reserve).
    • Road Closure for event – Seventh St, Bowden,....Read more
    by Your Say Charles Sturt 20 Mar 2014, 09:28 AM