Community Consultation


Council is committed to community consultation to keep members of our community informed and are involved in Council's decision-making which affects them and the community.

Council’s commitment to and how Council will conduct community engagement and consultation is outlined in Council's Community Engagement Policy and Community Engagement Strategy.

Documents on Public Exhibition

All items open for public comment are listed online on Council’s Public Notices page, posted on Council’s facebook page, as well as listed in Council’s monthly newsletters.

Submissions are to be received in writing and can be sent by letter Attention: General Manager, PO Box 06, Uralla NSW 2358 or via email to

Public Forums

To facilitate open communication with the community, members of the public are welcome to address Council during Council meetings. To speak at a public forum in a Council meeting, a person must make an application in writing identifying the item of business they wish to address.

Click here for more information on how to register to speak at an upcoming Council meeting.

Upcoming Community Consultation Events

All upcoming community consultation events will be published via public notice on Council's website and on Council's facebook page.

Please see below list of community consultation events which have been announced.

Public Notices of Community Consultation Events

At its Ordinary Meeting held 27 April 2021, Council resolved to place the Draft Adverse Events Plan on public exhibition for a period of 28 days.

Please click on the link to view or download the document:

Draft Adverse Events Plan

Written submissions can be made to Council until 5:00pm, Tuesday 25 May 2021.

Submissions or enquiries must be made in writing and can be submitted by letter addressed to the General Manager, PO Box 106, Uralla NSW 2358, or by email to


Community consultation open for Draft Budget 2021/2022 v0.1.

Stage 1 of the community consultation process for Uralla Shire Council’s Draft Budget has begun, with residents being invited to complete a survey or submit their ideas in response to version 0.1 of the Budget, which is available to view or download along with submission guidelines at

Feedback for Stage 1 closes at 5pm on 7 May 2021.

Stage 2 of the community consultation program will begin in late May and will relate to the proposed version 0.3 of the Draft Budget and the Draft Operational Plan.


Council is seeking community feedback on the proposed change to the name of Hampden Park.

Council has received a proposal from the Uralla Historical Society to rename Hampden Park to “Sunny Jim Mackay Park” in commemoration of Australian cricketer James Rainey Munro “Sunny Jim” Mackay (1880 – 1953).

The proposal to rename the park is now on public exhibition and Council invites the community to complete a survey and provide feedback on the proposed name change.

Click on the link below to take the survey online:

Survey - Community Feedback on Proposed Name Change: Hampden Park

Paper copies of the survey are also available for collection at Council’s Customer Service Centre and the Uralla Library.

The survey will be open until 5:00pm on Monday, 26 April 2021.

Surveys must be completed either through the link above or can be returned to Council’s Customer Service Centre or at the Uralla Library.

Submissions on the proposed name change must be made in writing and can be submitted by email to or by letter to the General Manager at PO Box 106, Uralla NSW 2358.

Submissions close 5:00pm on Monday, 26 April 2021.