Mackay Regional Council has engaged The Village Leaders to consult with Mackay Regional Service Providers to gather feedback on how Mackay Regional Council can support your sector.
The focus groups will be conducted via Zoom and will discuss key questions in relation to services and support needs in the Mackay Region.
Nine online focus group will be facilitated in October 2021.
Each group will focus on a specific community service area including: Sport & Recreation, Disability, Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander & Australian South Sea Islander, Community Safety (Crime Prevention, DFV, Elder Abuse), Arts and Culture, Youth, Housing, Mental Health & Wellbeing and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse.
The focus groups will consider these four key questions and you feedback will be provide to Mackay Regional Council.
1. Considering your field of expertise and the area/s in which you work, what are the emerging issues/trends?
2. What are the current challenges facing your organisation?
3. What could Council do to support your sector/organisation?
4. How has your community/organisation adapted to or integrated virtual media and platforms into your work? What have been the challenges, what have been the successes?
Registration is free for Mackay Region Community Sector Representatives.