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Public exhibition

Draft Community Initiatives Program Policy

Call for Submissions

The Draft Community Initiatives Program Policy (Section 356) is on exhibition and is available on Council’s website at

The Draft policy replaces the following three policies and represents a change to the way Council will manage Section 356 donations to the community.

  • Policy 3.13 Donations to Community Organisations, Other Groups and Persons
  • Policy 14/002 Section 356 Donations – Assistance for Festivals and Community Functions
  • Policy 12/011 Section 356 Donations to Community Groups – Reimbursement of Council Application Fees 

Enquiries:  Joanne McMurtry 02 6626 7316 or via email

Submissions close: 
Wednesday 31 January 2018 4.00pm

Submissions should be made in writing and addressed to the General Manager, Byron Shire Council, PO Box 219 Mullumbimby 2482 or sent by email to Emailed submissions to this address only will be acknowledged.

Submissions will be made public in accordance with Schedule 1 Part 3 Clause 1(a)(vi) within Schedule 5 Part 2 of the GIPA 2009 Regulations as applicable including both the substance of the submission and the identity of the author. For assistance with this please call Council’s Records Coordinator on 02 6626 7113.