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Welcome to Your Hawkesbury - Your Say

Your Hawkesbury – Your Say is one of the ways Hawkesbury City Council involves the community in its decision making processes. This online community engagement hub is a place for you to get involved, find out information and have your say about important issues and projects in the Hawkesbury. We appreciate that you have local knowledge, skills and experience to offer and we want to make the most of your feedback when making decisions.

Register now to share your ideas and participate. It's quick and easy to register - just simply click on the "register to participate" icon. As a registered member you will receive the full experience of Council’s online community engagement hub and the range of feedback tools offered.

To find out what projects Council is currently seeking community feedback on, simply scroll down to the list of current live projects and click on those you are interested in. You will be given options of ways to have your say for each. Current Surveys are also listed.

Your privacy is protected on Your Hawkesbury – Your Say to ensure a secure environment for idea sharing. The discussion forums and activities are moderated externally, independent of Council.

………it’s Your Hawkesbury - have Your Say



Your Hawkesbury – Your Say is one of the ways Hawkesbury City Council involves the community in its decision making processes. This online community engagement hub is a place for you to get involved, find out information and have your say about important issues and projects in the Hawkesbury. We appreciate that you have local knowledge, skills and experience to offer and we want to make the most of your feedback when making decisions.

Register now to share your ideas and participate. It's quick and easy to register - just simply click on the "register to participate" icon. As a registered member you will receive the full experience of Council’s online community engagement hub and the range of feedback tools offered.

To find out what projects Council is currently seeking community feedback on, simply scroll down to the list of current live projects and click on those you are interested in. You will be given options of ways to have your say for each. Current Surveys are also listed.

Your privacy is protected on Your Hawkesbury – Your Say to ensure a secure environment for idea sharing. The discussion forums and activities are moderated externally, independent of Council.

………it’s Your Hawkesbury - have Your Say



  • Complete our 'Waste and Recycling at Home Survey' for your chance to win!

    over 2 years ago

    Help Council develop a greater understanding of the community’s attitudes, awareness and behaviours in relation to waste and recycling by completing the Waste and Recycling at Home Survey.

    Residents who complete the survey will be helping Council to design waste and recycling communication and education programs tailored to the Hawkesbury's specific needs.

    A random telephone survey is also currently underway as part of the consultation project.

    Hawkesbury residents who complete the survey are eligible to go in the draw to win a $250 Coles Myer Gift Voucher. (One entry only permitted. Must be Hawkesbury residents to go in draw.)

    Help Council develop a greater understanding of the community’s attitudes, awareness and behaviours in relation to waste and recycling by completing the Waste and Recycling at Home Survey.

    Residents who complete the survey will be helping Council to design waste and recycling communication and education programs tailored to the Hawkesbury's specific needs.

    A random telephone survey is also currently underway as part of the consultation project.

    Hawkesbury residents who complete the survey are eligible to go in the draw to win a $250 Coles Myer Gift Voucher. (One entry only permitted. Must be Hawkesbury residents to go in draw.)

  • Vote for your favourite Hawkesbury Super Hero

    over 2 years ago

    Vote for your favourite Hawkesbury Super Hero and the three with the top votes will win a prize!

    Students who attended the Hawkesbury Youth Summit on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 where asked two questions:

    • What's the best thing about living in the Hawkesbury
    • What is your big idea for the Hawkesbury?

    They were then asked to create a Super Hero to help the Hawkesbury achieve this big idea.

    View images of the Hawkesbury Super Heroes in the Youth Summit Hawkesbury Super Hero photo gallery.

    Voting is now closed.


    Vote for your favourite Hawkesbury Super Hero and the three with the top votes will win a prize!

    Students who attended the Hawkesbury Youth Summit on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 where asked two questions:

    • What's the best thing about living in the Hawkesbury
    • What is your big idea for the Hawkesbury?

    They were then asked to create a Super Hero to help the Hawkesbury achieve this big idea.

    View images of the Hawkesbury Super Heroes in the Youth Summit Hawkesbury Super Hero photo gallery.

    Voting is now closed.


  • Jacaranda Ponds Draft Voluntary Planning Agreement on exhibition

    almost 3 years ago

    Hawkesbury City Council is exhibiting a draft Voluntary Planning Agreement (VPA) for the proposed development known as “Jacaranda Ponds”, Glossodia.

    The objective of the draft VPA is for the developer (EJ Cooper and Son Pty Ltd) to provide Council with road works, community works, cash contributions, and dedication of lands required as a result of the proposed development.

    We invite you to review the draft VPA, an Explanatory Note and other supporting documentation online. Hard copies are also available at Council Offices, 366 George Street, Windsor for the period Friday, 13 March 2015 to Friday, 17 April 2015.

    Written submissions... Continue reading

    Hawkesbury City Council is exhibiting a draft Voluntary Planning Agreement (VPA) for the proposed development known as “Jacaranda Ponds”, Glossodia.

    The objective of the draft VPA is for the developer (EJ Cooper and Son Pty Ltd) to provide Council with road works, community works, cash contributions, and dedication of lands required as a result of the proposed development.

    We invite you to review the draft VPA, an Explanatory Note and other supporting documentation online. Hard copies are also available at Council Offices, 366 George Street, Windsor for the period Friday, 13 March 2015 to Friday, 17 April 2015.

    Written submissions concerning the provisions in the draft VPA can be made to Council by any of the methods listed in the FAQs.The last day for the receipt of submissions is Monday 20 April 2015.

    If you have any enquiries please contact Matthew Owens, Director City Planning on (02) 4560 4540 or Philip Pleffer, Strategic Planning Coordinator on (02) 4560 4544.

  • The BEST ideas for the Hawkesbury

    almost 3 years ago

    Working out the best thing for an entire community and a large region like the Hawkesbury is a big task. It requires big ideas and even bigger thinking.

    Hawkesbury City Council has recently embarked on the first step of a journey to tackle that task. Council is working with community, business and government groups to develop the best ideas for sustainable growth in our region and identify projects that deliver employment and economic prosperity to the area, which also embrace our local beliefs and values.

    This Council initiative is a significant step forward in clarifying future sustainable growth for the... Continue reading

    Working out the best thing for an entire community and a large region like the Hawkesbury is a big task. It requires big ideas and even bigger thinking.

    Hawkesbury City Council has recently embarked on the first step of a journey to tackle that task. Council is working with community, business and government groups to develop the best ideas for sustainable growth in our region and identify projects that deliver employment and economic prosperity to the area, which also embrace our local beliefs and values.

    This Council initiative is a significant step forward in clarifying future sustainable growth for the Hawkesbury. Known as Hawkesbury Horizon – this process is just kicking off and community involvement will be the key to success. Keep in touch
    with the latest on this initative on the Hawkesbury Horizon page.