2014 candidate for City of Tea Tree Gully.
Heritage survey responses.
What do you think Council's role is in protecting and conserving heritage?
I personally believe it is councils responsibility to ensure existing and proposed heritage sites in our community are sufficiently maintained and enhanced wherever possible. I also believe that local residents should be educated to the importance of these sites, as well as the impact these sites had in creating the City of Tea Tree Gully.
What measures and incentives do you support to protect and conserve local heritage?
Council should ensure all sites are sign posted efficiently to achieve maximum community interaction and protection. Council should be responsible for administering fines for not adhering to council policy relating to these sites Heritage advice for residents and the existing grant program to enable the maintenance of such sites
What is the most important heritage protection issue in your local government area?
Currently, the proposed walking trail through the Pine Plantation; it is essential this is carried out with the utmost care to ensure minimal impact is had in the construction phase to this site.
What policies and programs will you advocate to protect and conserve heritage in your local area?
Education regarding the history of the City of Tea Tree Gully to young members of the community Placards and signage detailing historical events and points of interest Walking trails
Do you support local Councils retaining development approval powers for projects over $3m in value?
As long as they are administered correctly to ensure the protection of state assets
Do you have any other thoughts about the protection of heritage in your Council area?