Your Valley Your Voice 2030

Your Valley Your Voice

Your Valley Your Voice 2030 is an opportunity for members of the community to help Council plan for the Valley’s future.

The Derwent Valley Council is currently undertaking the process of developing a new Community Strategic Plan – Your Valley Your Voice 2030. 

The Strategic Plan will direct Council’s resources and set priorities for actions and investment for the next 12 years. This sets Councils’ long term vision and will shape; what the community will look like, the services available, how people will get to and from places and what infrastructure is needed.

As a community it is important for us to have a document that voices how we want to develop into the future. The Derwent Valley Community Strategic Plan 2030, will guide Council on how to achieve community goals and provide a measure for progress.

Public consultation.

To ensure Council’s future planning is informed, robust and relevant to the community, it relies on input from individuals, business, community groups and other agencies.

Council will be holding a series of community workshops and listening posts throughout the Valley from July 23 -31, 2018

Community Strategic Plan Consultation Schedule

Community Workshop - 11am to 1pm.

Community House, The Avenue, Willow Court, New Norfolk.


Community Workshop - 2pm to 5pm.

Court House, Circle Street, New Norfolk.

Ptnurra Listening Post - 11am to 2pm.

Ptnurra, 52 Blair Street, New Norfolk.


Westerway Listening Post - 3pm to 4:30pm.

Westerway Shop, Gordon River Road, Westerway.


Maydena Listening Post: 5:30 pm to 8 pm.

Maydena RSL, 70 KallistaRoad, Maydena.

Bushy Park Listening Post - 4pm to 5pm.

Bushy Park Road House, 525 Gordon River Road, Bushy Park.


Bushy Park Community Workshop - 5:30pm to 8pm.

Bushy Park Pool, Glenora.

Corumbene Community Workshop - 1pm to 3pm.

Corumbene, 13 Lower Road, New Norfolk.


Woolworths Listening Post - 5:30pm to 6:30pm.

Woolworths, New Norfolk.


New Norfolk Community Workshop - 6:30pm to 8pm.

Social Rooms, Circle Street, New Norfolk.

Molesworth Community Workshop - 6pm to 8pm.

Molesworth Hall, 560 Molesworth Road, Molesworth.

New Norfolk Market Listening Post - 8am to 2pm.

High Street, New Norfolk

Peppermint Hill Waste Disposal Area Listening Post - 10am to 11:30am.

Peppermint Hill, New Norfolk.


Woolworths Listening Post - 1:30pm to 3:30pm.

Woolworths, New Norfolk

High Street Listening Post - 3:30pm to 5pm.

Lees Corner, New Norfolk.


Lachlan Community Workshop - 6pm to 8pm.

Lachlan Hall, Lachlan Road, Lachlan.

High Street Listening Post - 1pm to 4pm.

Lees Corner, New Norfolk.

If you aren’t able to attend a workshop or listening post, the Council has created a postcard that you can write your ideas on, and share your thoughts with us that way.  A community feedback box will be available at the administration building in Circle Street New Norfolk for people to submit their postcard comments.

Council is seeking input from people of all ages, backgrounds and areas in the region to better understand what is important to everyone in the Derwent Valley.

Share your ideas and have your say on how you see the future of the Valley.

Here’s a few thought starters:

  • what I love about the Derwent Valley . . .
  • in 12 years’ time, I hope that the Derwent Valley is . . .
  • my hope for the future is . . .
  • what I would like to see in the Derwent Valley is . . . 
  • what we should keep in Derwent Valley that is special is . . . 

For more information contact Council’s Senior Administration Officer on (03) 6261 8500. 

Council also invite online submissions via their website.

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