What we've heard

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Exhibition Period - October to December 2017

During the submissions period the Commission directly engaged with more than 9,000 people. This included community workshops and stakeholder briefings, peak social and environmental roundtables, focus groups with young people and culturally and linguistically diverse communities, an online survey and Live Online discussions.

We would like to thank everyone who engaged with us and shared their views.

Download the Draft Greater Sydney Region Plan Submissions Response Report - March 2018 (PDF, 1 MB).
Download the Draft District Plans Submissions Response Report - March 2018 (PDF, 1 MB).

Read the published submissions - October to December 2017

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This included:

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including council and elected official briefings
individuals at meetings, speaking engagements and events
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six sessions were held across Facebook and Reddit
participants in Live Online sessions with our Commissioners
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including focus groups with 300 young people, 12 community workshops, 3 deliberative panels and 10 culturally and linguistically diverse focus groups
community and stakeholder workshop participants
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including samples across the three cities with varying demographics
community members participating in a randomly sampled online survey

How we communicated:

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newspaper stories
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engagements (likes, comments and shares) across six social media platforms
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video views
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views of the plans on our website

Exhibition Period - November 2016 to March 2017

The exhibition period for the draft District Plans and Towards our Greater Sydney document from November 2016 to March 2017 included engagement with over 7,750 Greater Sydneysiders. People from across Greater Sydney joined us for deliberative workshops, community meetings, roundtables, forums, technical working groups and on-line chats.

Download the full Submissions Response Report - October 2017 (PDF, 440 KB)

The Commission would like to thank everyone who engaged with us and shared their views.

Read more about the exhibition period