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The Greater Bendigo City Council has delivered on its commitment to independently review the City of Greater Bendigo to see what improvements could be made to its operations.
On December 19 last year, Council resolved to undertake an Independent Review of the City of Greater Bendigo's operations. Many Councillors had included an Independent Review as part of their election platforms at the 2012 election.
The review was undertaken by multi-national consulting firm Aurecon who provide engineering, management and specialist technical service advice for the private and public sector.
The process, including the appointment of Aurecon, was overseen by an Independent Review Committee (IRC) which was made up of three community members company director and former Managing Director of Unity Mining Ltd Rod Hanson (Chair), experienced community board member Nigel McGuckian and local businesswoman Margaret O’Rourke and three Councillors Mayor Cr Lisa Ruffell, Cr James Williams and Cr Peter Cox.
The resulting review process involved consideration of 129 written submissions, 33 verbal submissions and interviews with 9 Councillors, 54 City of Greater Bendigo Staff members and 24 external stakeholder groups and Individuals. In addition Aurecon reviewed some 14,000 documents provided by the City of Greater Bendigo.
Council determined that the Review should identify improvements to:
It was also agreed that any other issues raised in submissions would also be addressed.
The Recommendations Report Synopsis and Final Recommendations Report are available to download below, as well as the presentation made to Council by Chair of the IRC Rod Hanson, Questions and Answers regarding the Independent Review and CEO Craig Niemann's response to the recommendations.
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Updated: 11:33 AM, 28 October 2013
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