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  • Terrica Woolshed 500 Terrica Road Terrica, QLD, 4387 Australia (map)

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.

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Earlier Event: May 18
Movement Workshop
Later Event: August 19