Rawson next for Council pop-up

Published on 28 November 2019

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Baw Baw Shire Council is popping up next in Rawson on Thursday 12 December.

Council pop-up is a rural outreach program which aims to bring Council closer to smaller and more remote communities.

The Rawson session will be the fifth instalment of the program providing a great opportunity for anyone in the area to come along, have a chat, ask questions and share their views. 


Rawson Council pop-up details

When:  3.00pm – 6.00pm on Thursday 12 December

Where: Dunstan Oval Pavilion
              Knotts Siding Road, Rawson


Opening times have been extended into the evening to be more flexible around residents’ school and work commitments.

The Council pop-up initiative is proving increasingly popular with residents. Earlier sessions in Thorpdale, Longwarry, Neerim South and Willow Grove attracted a great turnout and engaged a host of constructive conversations across a diverse variety of community interests and concerns.

Read about one of the previous sessions at Productive conversations at Council pop-up in Neerim South

Quotes attributable to Mayor Cr Danny Goss

“These sessions are a great opportunity for us to get around to different areas, have a cuppa and chat with residents. No one knows their own community better than locals, so we invite everyone in the Rawson/Erica area to come down and get involved in the conversation.”

Quotes attributable to Deputy Mayor and East Ward Cr Peter Kostos

“This session will be the fifth Council pop-up in regional areas of our Shire. The previous four sessions have been well received and attended by local communities and we look forward to a great turnout in Rawson.”

Quotes attributable to East Ward Cr Michael Leaney

“I’m passionate about improving services in the far east of our Shire. If you’re local to Rawson, Erica and surrounds with any questions or concerns for Council, I’d love to meet you and see how we can help.”

 Quotes attributable to East Ward Cr Darren Wallace

“Council pop-up is all about bringing Council and regional communities closer together. If you have any enquiries about customer service, roads, rates and revenue, recreation, planning or anything else, we’ll be on hand to help you out. We hope to see you there!”