Council commits to open and effective community engagement. We value and acknowledge the skills, views and expertise of the Knox community.
We want to ensure that all our engagement opportunities lead to better decisions and services for Knox.
Our new Community Engagement Policy 2021-23 was endorsed in February 2021. The Policy details Council's approach to community engagement. It also covers the principles that guide our engagements, including good governance and transparency in decision making.
We will use the following approach to ensure effective community engagement under the principles in the Local Government Act 2020.
We would love to have you join us and become part of our Have Your Say community. We want to see this membership grow and become truly representative of the diversity in Knox.
As a member, you will receive emails sharing when topics come up for discussion. You’ll find out how you can take part in online and in-person engagement activities. You'll also be invited to join workshops, attend events or public meetings.
How does it work?
Have Your Say is an online community engagement tool. It provides a convenient feedback option for those who cannot attend face-to-face consultations, such as:
All comments, ideas and suggestions (collected online or face-to-face) are used to inform Council decision making processes.
Benefits of signing up
There are many reasons to join including:
- receiving regular updates on how your contributions have helped shape decisions
- receiving progress updates or changes to projects you have subscribed to.
- being notified when a project related to your interest is listed.
Who can join?
Anyone who has an interest in Knox can become a member. When you register, let us know what your relationship is. It may be you are a resident, business owner, worker, student or visitor.
Registration is quick and simple with a few optional questions that help us understand a little more about you and your interests.