Wollongbar 2038

Project overview

During 2017 Council sought feedback from the Wollongbar community on what it was like to live in Wollongbar and the things the community valued about their environment.

We have used this feedback to prepare the draft Wollongbar Planning and Environmental Study and draft Strategic Plan 2018 – 2038.

This draft plans were endorsed for public exhibition by the Council at its July 2018 Ordinary Meeting (view this Council Report) and was exhibited from August to November 2018. 


2018 Community Consultation

Thank you for your important community feedback. We recevied over 300 submissions via letter, email and our online survey.

An analysis and overview of your submissions was undertaken by Dr Elizabeth Baker and is contained within the below report. 

Download the Wollongbar 2038 Community survey report

Following this exhibtion period, we anticipate the elected Council will give further consideration to the draft Wollongbar Strategic Plan, and the submissions received, by mid-2019. Thank you to everyone who provided feedback. If you made a submission and provided address details you will be advised when the report has been scheduled for the Council's consideration.

2017 Community Consultation

Pre-study community consultation was undertaken in Wollongbar in the period April to June 2017. Results from this initial community engagement have been compiled into a booklet which may be accessed by clicking on the image below. 

Download the 2017 pre-study community survey results     


Draft plans

The below documents were exhibited in 2018. 

Download the Draft Wollongbar Planning and Environmental Study

Download the Draft Wollongbar Strategic Plan 2018 - 2019      
 


Project timeline

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April – May 2017
Wollongbar 2038 pre-study community consultation

June 2017 – April 2018
Research and preparation of draft documents

July 2018
Councillor briefing and report to the Council

August - November 2018
Document exhibition and Phase 2 community consultation

November 2018
Consideration of community feedback

Mid 2019
Elected Council considers community feedback and finalization of the Wollongbar strategic planning process.


More information

For more information see the below resources or telephone the Wollongbar Futures Team on 1300 864 444.


Resources

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