Dickson Residents Group

Priorities 2021

Safeguard healthy communities and active travel infrastructure via quiet low speed streets and off-road corridors Delete extension of Hawdon Street, explore small scale opportunities along stormwater channel, prioritise public open space network and pedestrian/cycle routes
Promote wellbeing and inclusiveness Invest in outdoor activity and recreation for a wide range of ages (adventure play space, community gardens, city farm concept), consolidate community/cultural hub, explore heritage tourism opportunities and heritage trail
Engage the community effectively in a robust planning review process Revamp Dickson Precinct Code, rethink S72 Estate Development Plan, carry out reliable traffic studies


Support and revitalise the shopping centre and adjoining restaurant precinct Commission new signage and place naming, implement conservation management plan for Dickson Library, coordinate place management and pedestrian focus, select site for multi-storey carpark, supervise new construction
Connect vulnerable groups with resources Offer essential skills training, continuing education, mental health initiatives, stronger safety net and basic shelter
Equip the suburb to deal with the next cycle of extreme temperatures and fire seasons Assist with vegetation and cooling, work scheduling, energy efficiency programs, undergrounding, disaster prevention­­­­