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Consultation has concluded


An essential part of our role as a local council is the ongoing upgrades and maintenance of the public spaces and facilities used by our 361,000 residents and local businesses community.

We make a significant financial investment in projects, ranging from multi-million dollar town centre and open space upgrades, to smaller footpath, drainage or traffic improvement work that help residents move around our streets safely and comfortably.

We recognise that while these projects offer important community benefits, we also recognise we create implications as we build and operate this infrastructure.

The City of Canterbury Bankstown is proud of how we tailor our programs and facilities to address the needs of our community. We are guided by a range of NSW State Government and Council frameworks, including our Community Participation Plan, Community Engagement Framework, Policy and Toolkit.

We consult and explore the demographics of our multicultural community to communicate in ways that work for you.

Our commitment to being a leading and engaged city, with leaders who listen to our community, means that we want to do better.

This proposal

The purpose of the Capital Works – Community and Stakeholder Framework initiative is to work with our communities and stakeholders to co-create a more consistent process for consulting on our capital projects. This is your opportunity to provide feedback on how Council should consult with our community in designing and delivering projects in the future.

In line with Council’s engagement principles, this plan will be developed by:

  • co-designing a Framework with the local community and stakeholders – using online surveys (like this), targeted workshops and a digital engagement page for ongoing feedback
  • delivering a consistent and flexible Capital Works – Community and Stakeholder Framework for consulting with the community using timeframes and tools you have helped create
  • providing an opportunity to provide feedback on the draft Framework before it is finalised
  • supporting Council staff to understand and embed the Framework in their daily work
  • sharing the final Framework broadly, so the community knows what to expect and how to work with Council when projects impact them.

How to have your say

Thank you for your interest in this exhibition. Submissions are now closed. All feedback and comments received will be reviewed and considered by Council.


  • Timeline item 1 - complete

    Community engagement

    21 March 2022 - 3 April 2022

    This consultation is open for contributions.
    Following engagement, all submissions and comments will be reviewed to help further refine the Framework.

  • Timeline item 2 - active

    Development of Capital Works - Community and Stakeholder Framework

    4 April 2022 to 31 May 2022

  • Timeline item 3 - incomplete

    Consultation of Draft Capital Works- Community and Stakeholder Framework document

    June 2022 onwards

    The document will be available for feedback and comment.

  • Timeline item 4 - incomplete

    Final report to be reviewed by Council

Who's listening

If you have questions or want to learn more about the project, please contact the Council officers listed below.

In writing

By post to Mr Matthew Stewart, General Manager, City of Canterbury Bankstown PO Box 8, Bankstown NSW 1885

Sarah Koufadis

Sarah Koufadis

Project Communication Officer

City of Canterbury Bankstown

Phone: 0427 133 082

CBCity 2028 Destinations

Here's how this projects helps to deliver our Community Strategic Plan.
Leading and Engaged

Leading and Engaged

A well–governed city with brave and future–focused leaders who listen.

Learn more

The City of Canterbury Bankstown acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land, water and skies of Canterbury-Bankstown, the Darug (Darag, Dharug, Daruk, Dharuk) People. We recognise and respect Darug cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land. We acknowledge the First Peoples’ continuing importance to our CBCity community.

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Our friendly Customer Service Call Centre is open Monday to Friday 8.30am-5pm to assist with all enquiries.

Phone 9707 9000

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