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.

View the range of current consultation projects to see what’s going on and join the conversation! Sign up to the site and we will keep you in the loop by sending a monthly newsletter providing an overview of current online consultation projects.

What's happening in May?

  • Help shape the future of Henley Beach Library
  • Keep up with the latest news, see what's on and find more information on Council's website

Keep up-to-date about Council events and programs via social media on facebook, twitter and Instagram. Use #CCSPics when taking photos in the area so that we can check them out. Other popular hashtags are #CCSDogs and #HenleySquare.

Just under 1,900 residents have gotten involved with Your Say Charles Sturt consultation projects to date.

Join the conversation!

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.

View the range of current consultation projects to see what’s going on and join the conversation! Sign up to the site and we will keep you in the loop by sending a monthly newsletter providing an overview of current online consultation projects.

What's happening in May?

  • Help shape the future of Henley Beach Library
  • Keep up with the latest news, see what's on and find more information on Council's website

Keep up-to-date about Council events and programs via social media on facebook, twitter and Instagram. Use #CCSPics when taking photos in the area so that we can check them out. Other popular hashtags are #CCSDogs and #HenleySquare.

Just under 1,900 residents have gotten involved with Your Say Charles Sturt consultation projects to date.

Join the conversation!

  • Place Making in Charles Sturt

    almost 2 years ago
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    Meaningful places are those that people love. They reflect the needs of people who live there, sustain the business communities that work there and capture the hearts of the people that visit them.

    Built form, infrastructure, urban design, open space, arts and cultural interpretation are among the many important components of place making, buts its people who are central to and its people who give a place life.

    Our vision for Place Making in Charles Sturt: together create meaningful places that people love, catalyse local entrepreneurship and investment, inspire local ownership and build connected local communities.

    We believe our City is already filled with many great places, but we want to hear your views.

    What are the places in Charles Sturt you believe are great?

    Go here to nominate a place you love online. You can also nominate your favourite place by sharing a picture on Instagram or Twitter using the hash-tag #CCSPics.

    *Submit your nomination/share your pics before July 31 and go into the draw to win a double movie pass at West Lakes cinema!


    Meaningful places are those that people love. They reflect the needs of people who live there, sustain the business communities that work there and capture the hearts of the people that visit them.

    Built form, infrastructure, urban design, open space, arts and cultural interpretation are among the many important components of place making, buts its people who are central to and its people who give a place life.

    Our vision for Place Making in Charles Sturt: together create meaningful places that people love, catalyse local entrepreneurship and investment, inspire local ownership and build connected local communities.

    We believe our City is already filled with many great places, but we want to hear your views.

    What are the places in Charles Sturt you believe are great?

    Go here to nominate a place you love online. You can also nominate your favourite place by sharing a picture on Instagram or Twitter using the hash-tag #CCSPics.

    *Submit your nomination/share your pics before July 31 and go into the draw to win a double movie pass at West Lakes cinema!


  • What’s being considered at Council on 9 June?

    almost 2 years ago
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    Due to the Monday public holiday the next Council meeting will be held Tuesday 9 June, 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd.

    A presentation will be made on the 100 year anniversary of the Woodville High School. A presentation will also be received on the Councils Community Services Framework.

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

    • Feedback on proposed legislative changes to Dog and Cat Management Act
    • Inner West Business Enterprise Centre
    • Commonwealth Financial Assistance Grants

    Discretionary Ward Allowance applications will be considered for

    • Adelaide Secondary School of English
    • St Barnabas Anglican Church
    • Henley Football Club
    • ECH Seaside Wellness
    • Joe’s Kiosk
    • Woodville Rechabite Matheson Sports Club

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

    All welcome!


    Due to the Monday public holiday the next Council meeting will be held Tuesday 9 June, 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd.

    A presentation will be made on the 100 year anniversary of the Woodville High School. A presentation will also be received on the Councils Community Services Framework.

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

    • Feedback on proposed legislative changes to Dog and Cat Management Act
    • Inner West Business Enterprise Centre
    • Commonwealth Financial Assistance Grants

    Discretionary Ward Allowance applications will be considered for

    • Adelaide Secondary School of English
    • St Barnabas Anglican Church
    • Henley Football Club
    • ECH Seaside Wellness
    • Joe’s Kiosk
    • Woodville Rechabite Matheson Sports Club

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

    All welcome!


  • Tell us how you commute!

    by Retired user2, almost 2 years ago
    Bike commuter

    • What would encourage you to use your car less?
    • Would you support more 40km speed zones?
    • How can we improve your walking and cycling experience?

    The City of Charles Sturt is looking to prepare a Transport Plan for 2015-2031. The plan will include all modes of transport, including walking, cycling, car use, and public transport use. The plan will also cover other transport related matters including local street use, parking, and freight.

    To development this place we want to better understand your transport needs, with your help we can develop a plan that creates a strong and vibrant transport network that meets the needs of our growing community.

    To have your say, complete our online survey and help us plan for the future. Consultation closes 17 July 2015,



    • What would encourage you to use your car less?
    • Would you support more 40km speed zones?
    • How can we improve your walking and cycling experience?

    The City of Charles Sturt is looking to prepare a Transport Plan for 2015-2031. The plan will include all modes of transport, including walking, cycling, car use, and public transport use. The plan will also cover other transport related matters including local street use, parking, and freight.

    To development this place we want to better understand your transport needs, with your help we can develop a plan that creates a strong and vibrant transport network that meets the needs of our growing community.

    To have your say, complete our online survey and help us plan for the future. Consultation closes 17 July 2015,



  • Library operating hours review

    almost 2 years ago
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    We want to make our libraries more accessible to people who work during the week!

    After extensive consultation with communities across Charles Sturt we are now entering the final stage of our Library Service operating hours review. Proposed new opening hours have been developed which will see all of our libraries open until 4pm on Saturdays and extended Sunday hours at most locations.

    Go here to the project page to view the proposed new opening hours and provide feedback.

    We want to make our libraries more accessible to people who work during the week!

    After extensive consultation with communities across Charles Sturt we are now entering the final stage of our Library Service operating hours review. Proposed new opening hours have been developed which will see all of our libraries open until 4pm on Saturdays and extended Sunday hours at most locations.

    Go here to the project page to view the proposed new opening hours and provide feedback.

  • What’s being considered at Council on 25 May?

    by Retired user2, about 2 years ago
    Chamber sm

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

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

    • Exemption from the land management agreement - Flinders Park & Allenby Gardens
    • Local government (accountability & governance) amendment bill
    • West Beach Reference Group Review
    • Football Park Redevelopment Masterplan
    • Age‐friendly retail grant
    • LGA nominations for stormwater management authority
    Discretionary Ward Allowance applications will be considered for:
    • The Star of the Sea School

    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 25 May, 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd.

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

    • Exemption from the land management agreement - Flinders Park & Allenby Gardens
    • Local government (accountability & governance) amendment bill
    • West Beach Reference Group Review
    • Football Park Redevelopment Masterplan
    • Age‐friendly retail grant
    • LGA nominations for stormwater management authority
    Discretionary Ward Allowance applications will be considered for:
    • The Star of the Sea School

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

    All welcome!



  • What do you want from your library?

    about 2 years ago
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    Do you have some great ideas on how our library service could be improved? Then come and join one of our focus groups and share your views.

    Over the month of May we are holding a number of focus groups with community members of different ages to gather feedback on how we can improve our library service. Light refreshments and a gift will be provided for each participant.

    Adults

    • Wednesday 27 May 6-8pm Findon Library
    • Friday 29 May 1.30-3.30pm Civic Centre
    • Friday 29 May 6-8pm Civic Centre
    Young Adults
    • Thursday 28th May 6-8pm Hindmarsh Library
    Kids
    • Saturday 30 May 9-10am West Lakes Library
    Bookings essential. Contact 8408 1333 for more information.

    Do you have some great ideas on how our library service could be improved? Then come and join one of our focus groups and share your views.

    Over the month of May we are holding a number of focus groups with community members of different ages to gather feedback on how we can improve our library service. Light refreshments and a gift will be provided for each participant.

    Adults

    • Wednesday 27 May 6-8pm Findon Library
    • Friday 29 May 1.30-3.30pm Civic Centre
    • Friday 29 May 6-8pm Civic Centre
    Young Adults
    • Thursday 28th May 6-8pm Hindmarsh Library
    Kids
    • Saturday 30 May 9-10am West Lakes Library
    Bookings essential. Contact 8408 1333 for more information.
  • Help us improve transport in the Inner West

    about 2 years ago
    Parking plan

    We want to hear your thoughts on our Draft Transport and Parking Plan for the Inner West Precinct.

    The Plan considers traffic, walking, cycling parking and public transport needs in the suburbs of Bowden, Brompton and Hindmarsh and parts of Ridleyton and Ovingham.

    Click here to find out how you can get involved.


    We want to hear your thoughts on our Draft Transport and Parking Plan for the Inner West Precinct.

    The Plan considers traffic, walking, cycling parking and public transport needs in the suburbs of Bowden, Brompton and Hindmarsh and parts of Ridleyton and Ovingham.

    Click here to find out how you can get involved.


  • What’s being considered at Council on 11 May?

    about 2 years ago
    Chamber sm

    The next Council meeting will be held Monday 11 May, 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd.

    Deputations will be received on the Brick Kilns conservation project budget bid in Beverly. A petition will be received on renaming of Drainage Reserve. A presentation will be made on climate change.

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

    • A letter from Minister Hunter regarding Tennyson Dunes
    • Proposed road name change in Bowden Urban Village

    Discretionary Ward Allowance applications will be considered for:
    • Grange Uniting Netball Club
    • The Compassionate Friends
    • Henley Community Garden
    • Semaphore Park Baptist Church

    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 11 May, 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd.

    Deputations will be received on the Brick Kilns conservation project budget bid in Beverly. A petition will be received on renaming of Drainage Reserve. A presentation will be made on climate change.

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

    • A letter from Minister Hunter regarding Tennyson Dunes
    • Proposed road name change in Bowden Urban Village

    Discretionary Ward Allowance applications will be considered for:
    • Grange Uniting Netball Club
    • The Compassionate Friends
    • Henley Community Garden
    • Semaphore Park Baptist Church

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

    All welcome!


  • Got an idea for the Adelaide Park Lands?

    about 2 years ago
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    The Adelaide Park Lands are an important space for the citizens of Adelaide and serve as an important connection between the City and adjacent Charles Sturt suburbs.

    We encourage Charles Sturt communities to get involved in this consultation opportunity and help shape the future of the Adelaide Park Lands.

    What areas need improvement? How could they be transformed? How could the Park Lands become more meaningful to you? Your views count, so get involved!

    • Share your idea online
    • View other people’s ideas
    • Find out more about an upcoming community forum
    • Request a member of the Park Lands team to come and meet with you or your group

    More information is available here.



    The Adelaide Park Lands are an important space for the citizens of Adelaide and serve as an important connection between the City and adjacent Charles Sturt suburbs.

    We encourage Charles Sturt communities to get involved in this consultation opportunity and help shape the future of the Adelaide Park Lands.

    What areas need improvement? How could they be transformed? How could the Park Lands become more meaningful to you? Your views count, so get involved!

    • Share your idea online
    • View other people’s ideas
    • Find out more about an upcoming community forum
    • Request a member of the Park Lands team to come and meet with you or your group

    More information is available here.



  • Seeking ideas on improvements at Breakout Creek

    about 2 years ago
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    The Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board, together with the City of Charles Sturt, City of West Torrens and SA Water are seeking your ideas on how Breakout Creek between Tapleys Hill Road and the outlet at West Beach may be further improved.

    To have your say:

    • Come along to the Open Day on Saturday 9 May 2015
    • Complete the Online survey
    • Call the Project Information Line on 1800 336 919

    Consultation closes 20 May 2015


    The Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resources Management Board, together with the City of Charles Sturt, City of West Torrens and SA Water are seeking your ideas on how Breakout Creek between Tapleys Hill Road and the outlet at West Beach may be further improved.

    To have your say:

    • Come along to the Open Day on Saturday 9 May 2015
    • Complete the Online survey
    • Call the Project Information Line on 1800 336 919

    Consultation closes 20 May 2015