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Ballina Council calling for community input on housing

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Ballina Shire Council say they are preparing a new housing strategy to help meet the demands of future growth.

‘Like a lot of Australian communities, Ballina Shire is feeling the pressure from the lack of affordable housing,’ said Ms Tara McGready, Ballina Shire Council’s Manager of Strategic Planning.

‘This new housing strategy will consider where and how projected growth may be accommodated to the year 2040. Once finalised, it will help guide future planning at a local and state level.’

Surveys and workshops are planned. The outcome of the workshops and the survey will be incorporated into a draft housing strategy which will be exhibited for further community feedback early to mid-2023. To take the housing survey or register for a workshop visit www.yoursayballina.com.au/housing-strategy.

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