Council Category

Have you been invited?

Have you got an envelope in the letterbox that looks like the one in the photo? If so, then congratulations! You have been randomly invited to put your name forward for a “community panel”. What is this “community panel”? It is part of the Imagine Greater Bendigo project that is happening at the moment, which […]

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Facebook News Block

That my page has been blocked is not a big deal, in my opinion. I’m still on Instagram and I have a website, so my ability to communicate with the public through online media has hardly been compromised. But it has given me pause to consider how I communicate with people online.

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Report to Council – January 2021

Hi all. Each month at the public council meeting, a councillor gets to give a longer report to council. This is mine from 25th January 2021. I want to start my report with a small anecdote which I think helpfully opens up a few of the opportunities and challenges of council over the next few […]

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Bendigo Council Mayoral Election 2020

Part of my intent in keeping my campaign website going is to discuss issues in our city, but also to inform residents about the democratic processes of your council. This time: the mayoral elections. I’ll look at my principles for how I will decide who I will be voting for, a few interesting details about […]

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