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Have Your Say - Arts and Culture Strategy


Identified by Council in its 2021- 2026 Corporate Plan as a key action, Somerset Regional Council is developing a five year Arts and Culture Strategy to outline future goals, plans and themes for enhancing artistic, cultural and heritage-related opportunities and experiences in the Somerset region.

Help Shape the Strategy

In order to develop the Strategy, Council would like to hear from the community regarding a range of broad topics such as the variety of arts and cultural activities on offer, arts practice in the region, festivals, stories; built heritage in the region; and history from both an Indigenous and settlement perspective

Whether you're an amateur painter, musician, hobbyist, arts student, supporter or just an interested member of the public — we'd like your feedback and ideas.

Get involved

To assist with the preparation of this Strategy, Council would like to understand the community's expectations, priorities and aspirations relating to arts, culture and heritage in the Somerset region. There are several ways you can share your thoughts.

  1. Online survey - complete and submit the survey below.
  2. Attend one of the community consultation workshops around the region.
  • 21 July; Kilcoy Explore Centre 9-12pm
  • 21 July; Progress Association Hall, Linville 1.30 -4.30pm
  • 25 July Alexandra Hall, Toogoolawah, 1-4pm
  • 25 July Esk library, Esk 5.30 - 8.30pm
  • 27 July Lutheran Church Hall, Lowood 9-12pm

In order to take part in a community workshop please contact council on 5424 4000 or as numbers are limited and bookings are essential.

All feedback and ideas provided by the community will help to inform a draft Arts, Culture and Heritage Strategy.

There will be further opportunities for community feedback once the draft Strategy has been developed.