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June 14, 2021

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If you have ever lamented not being able to have a say about what goes on in your town, the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is calling on the Lismore community to help shape the future of their area.

Tomorrow the department will host an online community engagement session on the Lismore Regional City Action Plan.

The Plan, which was released last month, includes 63 actions to help the city thrive including. These actions include bringing laneways to life; Opening up Wilsons River waterfront to the public;  Expanding the city’s culture and arts scene; Attracting national events to the regional sporting hub and, and; Increasing housing choice.

The Department’s Executive Director of Local and Regional Planning, Monica Gibson is urging people to register for online information sessions to have their say on the future of Lismore. ‘The Lismore Regional City Action Plan is a 20-year vision for the city,’ said Ms Gibson. ‘Lismore is a key regional centre. Partnering with the community to plan for a future that sees the city bursting with jobs, investment and a vibrant lifestyle will help us get it right.’

 Anyone can participate in the online community workshop to discuss the vision and goals outlined in the draft plan and explore ideas and concerns that will inform the final Regional City Action Plan.

The event will be held this week on Wednesday at 5.30pm.

To register for the community workshop, visit the eventbrite website here.

To view the Draft Lismore Regional City Action Plan, make a formal submission and complete the online survey by Tuesday 15 June 2021, go to:https://www.planning.nsw.gov.au/LismoreRCAP.


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