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 October?

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 October?

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!

  • What’s being considered at Council on 27 July?

    over 2 years ago
    Chamber 2 sm

    The next Council meeting will be held on Monday 27 July, 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd.

    A presentation will be made on the Adelaide Parklands Strategy Review.

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

    • Review of Local Government Elections Act – Disclosure of Political Affiliation Bill
    • Local Government Finance Authority AGM
    • Portion of Brebner Drive – Exclusion from Community Land\
    Discretionary Ward Allowance applications will be considered for:
    • Woodville Rechabite Matheson Sports Club
    • Seaton Baptist Church
    • Woodville South Football Club
    • West Lakes Football Club
    • DragonBoat SA
    The full Council Agenda and minutes from past meetings are provided here on Councils website.

    All welcome!

    The next Council meeting will be held on Monday 27 July, 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd.

    A presentation will be made on the Adelaide Parklands Strategy Review.

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

    • Review of Local Government Elections Act – Disclosure of Political Affiliation Bill
    • Local Government Finance Authority AGM
    • Portion of Brebner Drive – Exclusion from Community Land\
    Discretionary Ward Allowance applications will be considered for:
    • Woodville Rechabite Matheson Sports Club
    • Seaton Baptist Church
    • Woodville South Football Club
    • West Lakes Football Club
    • DragonBoat SA
    The full Council Agenda and minutes from past meetings are provided here on Councils website.

    All welcome!

  • What’s at Council on 13 July?

    over 2 years ago
    Chamber 2 sm

    The next Council meeting will be held on Monday 13 July, 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd.

    A petition will be received on removal of paint markings on Boyd Street Pennington.

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

    • Mayors Report for June 2015
    • Joy Baluch Award nominations
    • LGMA National Congress & Business Expo Report

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

    All welcome!


    The next Council meeting will be held on Monday 13 July, 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd.

    A petition will be received on removal of paint markings on Boyd Street Pennington.

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

    • Mayors Report for June 2015
    • Joy Baluch Award nominations
    • LGMA National Congress & Business Expo Report

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

    All welcome!


  • Animal Management Plan Review

    by Retired user2, over 2 years ago
    Uamp image

    Council’s 2016-2020 plan sets the direction for the management of urban animals within our community for the next 5 years as required under the Act. We would love your involvement to make sure this review will ensure we meet the plans mission:

    'This plans mission is to build on the foundation established through the implementation of previous plans and create an environment which encourages responsible pet ownership, where people and pets integrate safely and harmoniously within the Charles Sturt community'

    Click here to view the plan and have your say!

    Council’s 2016-2020 plan sets the direction for the management of urban animals within our community for the next 5 years as required under the Act. We would love your involvement to make sure this review will ensure we meet the plans mission:

    'This plans mission is to build on the foundation established through the implementation of previous plans and create an environment which encourages responsible pet ownership, where people and pets integrate safely and harmoniously within the Charles Sturt community'

    Click here to view the plan and have your say!

  • Henley Square Construction

    over 2 years ago
    Edge steps

    Site works are well under way on site. Day by day we see an exciting new Henley Square emerge in this significant project for the City of Charles Sturt.

    The design for the Henley Square includes:

    • Improvements to the formal square and outdoor dining areas, including the incorporation of new shade protection, water feature, seating, interactive lighting and high quality urban elements
    • The reconfiguration of the car park areas to the north and south of the Square increasing car parking space
    • Improvements to the Seaview Road/Main Street intersection and expansion of the pedestrian activated crossing
    • Reconfiguration of the lawn space to better support events and public gatherings
    • New promenade areas incorporating Coast Park, cycling and walking facilities
    Keep up to date with latest activities on site here in the construction zone!

    Site works are well under way on site. Day by day we see an exciting new Henley Square emerge in this significant project for the City of Charles Sturt.

    The design for the Henley Square includes:

    • Improvements to the formal square and outdoor dining areas, including the incorporation of new shade protection, water feature, seating, interactive lighting and high quality urban elements
    • The reconfiguration of the car park areas to the north and south of the Square increasing car parking space
    • Improvements to the Seaview Road/Main Street intersection and expansion of the pedestrian activated crossing
    • Reconfiguration of the lawn space to better support events and public gatherings
    • New promenade areas incorporating Coast Park, cycling and walking facilities
    Keep up to date with latest activities on site here in the construction zone!

  • What’s being considered At Council on 22 June 2015

    over 2 years ago
    Chamber 2 sm

    The next Council meeting will be held on Monday 22 June, 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd.

    Presentations will be made on:

    • Kaurna cultural research and symbolic sculptures
    • Presentation on an Indigenous Jersey to Council from the Fitzroy Football Club

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

    • Mayoral report on Shandong Business mission to China
    • Flying the rainbow flag
    • Refugee Welcome Zone
    • Annual Business Plan and Budget 2015-2016

    Discretionary Ward Allowance applications will be considered for the South Australian Junior Pro‐Am gold event.

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

    All welcome!


    The next Council meeting will be held on Monday 22 June, 7pm in the Civic Centre Council Chambers, 72 Woodville Rd.

    Presentations will be made on:

    • Kaurna cultural research and symbolic sculptures
    • Presentation on an Indigenous Jersey to Council from the Fitzroy Football Club

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

    • Mayoral report on Shandong Business mission to China
    • Flying the rainbow flag
    • Refugee Welcome Zone
    • Annual Business Plan and Budget 2015-2016

    Discretionary Ward Allowance applications will be considered for the South Australian Junior Pro‐Am gold event.

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

    All welcome!


  • Place Making in Charles Sturt

    over 2 years ago
    Place making1

    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?

    over 2 years ago
    Chamber sm

    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, over 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

    over 2 years ago
    Website community faces5 r

    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, over 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!