Have Your Say

Council is committed to consulting with the community about important projects and initiatives. There are many ways members of the community can have their say, from Residents Panel, commenting on exhibition items to attending Community Forums.

To participate, simply click on any of the topics listed below.

Register as a member to participate in engagement activities and discussions. You will also be notified about new projects and further opportunities for you to be involved.

Council is committed to consulting with the community about important projects and initiatives. There are many ways members of the community can have their say, from Residents Panel, commenting on exhibition items to attending Community Forums.

To participate, simply click on any of the topics listed below.

Register as a member to participate in engagement activities and discussions. You will also be notified about new projects and further opportunities for you to be involved.

Projects

  • Bankstown City Gardens - Livvi's Place Bankstown

    8 days ago
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    Substantial progress has been made with the construction of the Changing Places Toilet Amenity at Bankstown City Gardens. The building construction is well underway and the shape and form of the building is apparent in the landscape. The building nestles amongst the existing trees and the breezeway through the centre of the roof pitch allows sightlines through.

    The description ‘Changing Places’ refers to the Victorian movement of the same name who are advocating for better toilet amenity conditions for our disabled community. Check out their profile at: www.changingplaces.org.au

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    Substantial progress has been made with the construction of the Changing Places Toilet Amenity at Bankstown City Gardens. The building construction is well underway and the shape and form of the building is apparent in the landscape. The building nestles amongst the existing trees and the breezeway through the centre of the roof pitch allows sightlines through.

    The description ‘Changing Places’ refers to the Victorian movement of the same name who are advocating for better toilet amenity conditions for our disabled community. Check out their profile at: www.changingplaces.org.au

    Council worked closely with our own special schools, parents and carers, Disability Advisory Committee and Access Consultants, to ensure we met the design standards to meet our Community’s special needs, and enable the amenity to be on the ‘Changing Places’ register.

    The building is due to be completed in August, weather permitting.


  • Revised Section 94A Development Contributions Plan - Bankstown

    2 months ago

    Council has revised its Section 94A Development Contributions Plan - Bankstown that outlines the circumstances under which development contributions will be levied and how this money will be invested by Council to help meet the cost of providing public facilities. Read more...

    Council has revised its Section 94A Development Contributions Plan - Bankstown that outlines the circumstances under which development contributions will be levied and how this money will be invested by Council to help meet the cost of providing public facilities. Read more...

  • City of Canterbury-Bankstown Operational Plan 2016-17, Budget and Schedule of Fees and Charges

    2 months ago

    Following the formation of the City of Canterbury-Bankstown a composite of the existing Operational Plans of the former Councils has been produced.

    Our composite Operational Plan 2016-17 and associated Annual Budget, and Fees and Charges, are based primarily on the directions provided in the Delivery Programs and Long Term Financial Plans of the former Bankstown and Canterbury City Councils. Read more...


    Following the formation of the City of Canterbury-Bankstown a composite of the existing Operational Plans of the former Councils has been produced.

    Our composite Operational Plan 2016-17 and associated Annual Budget, and Fees and Charges, are based primarily on the directions provided in the Delivery Programs and Long Term Financial Plans of the former Bankstown and Canterbury City Councils. Read more...


  • Classification of Private Land to Operational Land

    3 months ago

    Council has recommended classifying the following land as Operational Land under s650 of the Local Government Act 1993, for the purposes of entering into a Free Car Parking Agreement with various land owners, including:

    • No. 753 Hume Highway, Bass Hill (Bass Hill Shopping Centre), and
    • No. 25-37 Selems Parade, Revesby (Palm Court Shopping Centre).

    For more information or to have your say click here.


    Council has recommended classifying the following land as Operational Land under s650 of the Local Government Act 1993, for the purposes of entering into a Free Car Parking Agreement with various land owners, including:

    • No. 753 Hume Highway, Bass Hill (Bass Hill Shopping Centre), and
    • No. 25-37 Selems Parade, Revesby (Palm Court Shopping Centre).

    For more information or to have your say click here.


  • Local Safety Forums 2016

    3 months ago

    Bankstown City Council and NSW Police Force – Bankstown Local Area Command will be hosting more local safety forums in 2016 to discuss current crime statistics and safety concerns. Read more...

    Bankstown City Council and NSW Police Force – Bankstown Local Area Command will be hosting more local safety forums in 2016 to discuss current crime statistics and safety concerns. Read more...

  • Exhibition of Draft Bankstown Development Control Plan 2015 (Amendment No.5)

    4 months ago

    Council is inviting comments from residents on the proposed amendments to Bankstown DCP 2015 (Amendment No.5).

    Bankstown Development Control Plan 2015 is a planning document which provides more detailed design guidelines to supplement Bankstown Local Environmental Plan 2015. The design guidelines include storey limits, setbacks, urban design, landscaping, parking, and amenity requirements. Read more...

    Council is inviting comments from residents on the proposed amendments to Bankstown DCP 2015 (Amendment No.5).

    Bankstown Development Control Plan 2015 is a planning document which provides more detailed design guidelines to supplement Bankstown Local Environmental Plan 2015. The design guidelines include storey limits, setbacks, urban design, landscaping, parking, and amenity requirements. Read more...

  • Naming Requests

    6 months ago

    Bankstown City Council is proposing to honour the below individuals in accordance with Council's Naming Policy (2008):

    • Naming of the criterion track at the Crest adjacent to the Dunc Gray Velodrome the
      ‘Jack Walsh Criterion Track’. Submissions close on 16 March, 2016.
    • Naming of the Studio at the Bankstown Arts Centre the ‘Paull Studio’. Submissions close on 24 March, 2016.

    Bankstown City Council is proposing to honour the below individuals in accordance with Council's Naming Policy (2008):

    • Naming of the criterion track at the Crest adjacent to the Dunc Gray Velodrome the
      ‘Jack Walsh Criterion Track’. Submissions close on 16 March, 2016.
    • Naming of the Studio at the Bankstown Arts Centre the ‘Paull Studio’. Submissions close on 24 March, 2016.

  • Draft Local Area Plans

    8 months ago
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    We received a large volume of comments and feedback on the Draft Local Area Plans in 2014. Due to the large amount of interest, Council is holding a second stage of consultation with the community.

    The feedback from stage one was carefully considered and helped contribute to the changes that were made tot he Draft Local Area Plans, to view and comment on the the revised Draft Plans please click here.


    We received a large volume of comments and feedback on the Draft Local Area Plans in 2014. Due to the large amount of interest, Council is holding a second stage of consultation with the community.

    The feedback from stage one was carefully considered and helped contribute to the changes that were made tot he Draft Local Area Plans, to view and comment on the the revised Draft Plans please click here.


  • Draft Community Facilities Policy

    8 months ago
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    Council is inviting comments from residents on the Draft Community Facilities Policy. The policy governs the allocation and use of community facilities provided to community groups (or other approved organisations). Submissions close on 10 February 2016. Read more…

    Council is inviting comments from residents on the Draft Community Facilities Policy. The policy governs the allocation and use of community facilities provided to community groups (or other approved organisations). Submissions close on 10 February 2016. Read more…

  • Exhibition of Community Land Generic Plan of Management

    9 months ago

    Council is inviting comments from residents on the proposed amendments to this document. The exhibition period is from 28 October 2015 to 9 December 2015 with a Public Hearing scheduled at 6.30pm on Thursday 26 November 2015. Submissions close on 9 December 2015. Read more…

    Council is inviting comments from residents on the proposed amendments to this document. The exhibition period is from 28 October 2015 to 9 December 2015 with a Public Hearing scheduled at 6.30pm on Thursday 26 November 2015. Submissions close on 9 December 2015. Read more…