Council wants you to have your say

Published 8:51am 20 October 2021

Council wants you to have your say
Words by Kylie Knight

Moreton Bay Regional Council is hosting community pop-up sessions as part of the next phase of its Moreton Says program. It is also calling for residents to be part of focus groups next month.

Mayor Peter Flannery said: “great regions and cities don’t just happen—they start with a shared vision and a set of plans based on community values and many community voices—which is why we want all residents, businesses and community organisations to play a part in shaping the future of our region.

“To make sure our plans are spot on from the start I’ve asked Council to engage with you every step of the way. We need your help to make sure our strategies and focus areas reflect the values and priorities of our broader communities now and into the future.

“Now is the time for us to act and plan for the future so we can build on all the things we love about the region; change the things we don’t like and protect what’s unique.

“This is an opportunity for us to step up and set ourselves apart from Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast, so we’ve come up with a draft vision with a focus on more opportunities, more liveability and more connected communities.

“We’re also developing a roadmap and five key strategies that will help drive the future direction of the region over the next 20 years and we need your help in generating the ideas we can turn into actions.”

This will bring community voices into Council's decision-making with a focus on regional strategies. To get involved, register or to find out more about our planned activities during October and November 2021, visit https://yoursay.moretonbay.qld.gov.au/our-moreton

How to get involved

Moreton Bay Regional Council will host a number of Community Popups - drop by to meet the team between any time between the times listed below:

DateEventLocation
Sunday 17 Oct
8:00am - 3:00pm
Community Popup at SES ExpoBribie Island
Volunteer Marine Rescue, Bellara
Thursday 21 Oct
8:30am - 12:30pm
Community Popup at Teddy Bears PicnicPine Rivers Park, Strathpine
Sunday 24 Oct
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Community Popup at Park JamArana Hills
Hills District All Abilities Playground
Sunday 31 Oct
8:00am - 2:00pm
Community Popup at Redcliffe MarketsRedcliffe
Wednesday 3 Nov
10:00am - 2:00pm
Community Popup at Caboolture Town Square MarketsCaboolture Townsquare
Sunday 7 Nov
8:00am - 12:00pm
Community Popup at Dayboro MarketsDayboro
Friday 12 - Sunday 14 Nov
8:30am - 4:00pm
Community Popup at Farm Fantastic ExpoCaboolture Show Grounds
Saturday 13 Nov
5:30pm - 9:30pm
Community Popup at Multicultural FiestaPine Rivers Park, Strathpine
Thursday 18 Nov
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Community Popup at Woodford IGAWoodford IGA

Please note: dates, times and venues are subject to change

Or register to participate in a focus group:

DateEventLocation
Saturday 6 Nov
1pm - 4pm
Focus Group: Community membersEatons Hill
Wednesday 10 Nov
9.30am - 12.30pm
Focus Group: Community Groups/OrganisationsEatons Hill
Thursday 11 Nov
6pm - 9pm
Focus Group: Community Groups/OrganisationsSandstone Point
Tuesday 16 Nov
1pm - 4pm
Focus Group: Community Service ProvidersCaboolture
Tuesday 16 Nov
6pm - 9pm
Focus Group: Community membersCaboolture

Please note: dates, times and venues are subject to change

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