Published: 7 August 2012
Community Creators is a brand new website developed by Woollahra Council. It’s a place for community members and groups to share ideas and work together on local, cultural and environmental projects. Find out how to get started.
The Mayor of Woollahra, Councillor Susan Wynne believes Community Creators online site, will help bring like-minded people together and inspire others to make positive changes in the local community.
“Community feedback tells us that building a strong, cohesive community is a top priority for residents,” the Mayor said.
“We know that there are already so many people out there doing great work to help others in need, or sharing their skills with others. Community Creators will give them public recognition and help them find support through other community contacts, more ideas, funding opportunities, referrals and resource support,” she said.
“The free website is www.communitycreators.org.au”.
Project Manager, Michael Collins, is looking forward to the website being utilised.
“Community Creators is an initiative of Woollahra Council’s Community Services department and has been 12 months in the making,” he said.
“We are simply bringing people together in a common online space. The community can tap into the free website from home, work or mobile device and check out what community based events are coming up, they can volunteer to help with a local project, or post a call out for assistance on a good idea,” Michael Collins said.
“Already we have a number of local ideas and projects on the site including, Mum for Mum, a support group for young mothers; Eastern Area Visit Program, a visiting and companionship service to those who are socially isolated due to age, illness or disability; and Landshare Australia, bringing together people that have a passion for home-grown food, connecting those who have land to share with those who need land for cultivating food.”
“The website is a dynamic noticeboard for ideas and contacts and we expect a good response from the local community and existing community groups,” Mr Collins said.
For more information, visit the site or contact the Community Creators team at firstname.lastname@example.org or (02) 9391 7959.