• Port Stephens Council

Port community asked to rate their neighbourhood to create a place score

The Port Stephens community is invited to rate their neighbourhoods as part of the first place census in the Hunter Region.

The aim is to help plan for future improvements to health, wellbeing and quality of life — ultimately creating better spaces and places for the future.

Port Stephens Mayor Ryan Palmer says the feedback will help to measure the community’s values, priorities and create Council’s first ever liveability index.

“To help shape the future of Port Stephens, we need to understand how our residents feel about where they live and the liveability of our neighbourhoods,” Mayor Palmer said.

“Whether it’s better walkability, more parking, cleaner streets or new places to sit and relax, we want your input.

“We can all play a part in redesigning our neighbourhood, and make it a better place to live, work and shop.

“I encourage everyone to complete the survey and have their say to help improve the liveability of Port Stephens,” Mayor Palmer said.

Community Development and Engagement Coordinator Amber Herrmann said Council has engaged independent market research tool, Place Score, to conduct the survey.

“Place Score technology will help us collect and analyse data to reveal insights into how our community feels about local liveability and wellbeing — it’s an exciting tool and the first place census of its kind in the Hunter region.

“It’s easy — all people need to do is tell us what is most important to them in their ideal neighbourhood.

“The feedback helps us better understand what people value most about living in a neighbourhood and where we can help to improve on it.

“Our liveability index will share insights from every suburb and town. We know that what matters in Karuah might be different to Anna Bay,” Miss Herrmann said.

The survey takes about 5 minutes to complete and is open until 11:59pm Sunday 4 October 2020. Council will share its findings with the community later in the year. Every survey participant has the chance to win 1 of 10 gift vouchers valued at $100.

The survey can be completed at placescore.org/portstephens or visit https://haveyoursay.portstephens.nsw.gov.au/port-stephens-liveability-index

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