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Citizens Jury Final Report

The City of Greater Bendigo Citizens’ Jury has handed down its report after three months of deliberation.

The Jury made 44 recommendations across a range of policy areas such as arts, business, community, health, environment and efficiency.

Some of the Jury’s recommendations include:

  • Continue present funding for the Bendigo Art Gallery and theatres
  • Better market the arts success story to the community
  • Encourage community gardens
  • Pursue and implement ‘10 Minute Neighbourhoods’ concept
  • Encourage energy efficient and sustainable house designs
  • Continue the internal review process of all City departments
  • Investigate selling, leasing or hiring council facilities and properties