Port Macquarie-Hastings Council (PMHC) is about to commence the preparation of a Biodiversity Strategy for the Local Government Area (LGA). The Biodiversity Strategy will seek to provide the following outcomes:
An important part of this process will be the establishment of a Community Panel involving key stakeholders to ensure:
Members of the Community Panel will be expected to abide by the Terms of Reference for this group (see attached).
Please reply before the 24th July.
Approximately 12 representatives from various sectors of the community will be selected to form the panel. It is intended that the Community Panel will represent a diverse but balanced range of interests. If stakeholders are not interested in attending the workshops, or are not selected to participate in the Community Panel, they can still follow the discussion and comment via an online discussion forum.
Members of the Community Panel will be asked to attend a series of approximately 5 themed workshops.Workshops will be held approximately monthly, with the first workshop anticipated to be held on the 5th or 6th August. Workshops will include:
Consultation on the initial stages of this project has concluded. Make sure you are registered so that we can let you know about any future opportunities to have your say.