Community Development for Everyone in the Traprock Region...
The Traprock Group invites everyone (members and non members) within the Traprock Region to a Community Development Day facilitated by Professor Geoff Cockfield of University of Southern Qld.
We need everyone's ideas, suggestions and experience, to develop a plan for a prosperous future for the Traprock Region.
9.00amRegistration, meet and greet. Cup of tea and pikelets.
10.00amIntroduction – Bim Goodrich
- Why do we live in the Traprock (as per list from previous meeting)
- Impediments to successful business in the Traprock
- Young people willing but unable to take on properties/business in the region
- Overview of possible solutions to this problem
- Water as the key
- Purpose of the day (ie develop the framework for a plan for a more sustainable future for the region)
- Introduce Guest Speakers
- Sam Fessey, Sandy Batterham and Tim Carnell to briefly outline their operations
11.00amIdeas for increasing Community Sustainability –Geoff Cockfield, Justin Heaven
- Geoff will talk about his role in developing sustainable communities through work at USQ
- Geoff/Justin facilitate session to gather ideas from the floor for business opportunities in the region
12.30pmLunch – ICPA
- Opportunity to meet and talk to Local, State and (hopefully) Federal political representatives and Government Officers
2.00pm Natural Resources Committee focus – Duncan Ferrier
- Work done so far by the Natural Resources Committee to gain access to water allocations
- What does the committee plan to do next
2.30pmThe Plan – Geoff Cockfield
- Geoff to talk about the development of the plan, what would be in it, what it would be used for etc
- Facilitated session to gather ideas from the floor as to what should be in the plan
- Where to from here
4.15pmDrone Demo – Geoff Elliot
- Close - Refreshments
Cost is $20 for non financial members to cover catering and refreshments including a social hour afterward. Pay on the day.
Come together for a day of innovation, inspiration and out of the box thinking.