YOU DECIDE: Vote in our poll to decide what was the most important issue in the Rockhampton Region going into the local government election.
YOU DECIDE: Vote in our poll to decide what was the most important issue in the Rockhampton Region going into the local government election.

POLL: Vote for Rocky’s biggest council election issue

THERE are a number of pressing issues around the Rockhampton region for both voters and aspiring candidates to consider going into next weekend's Local Government Election.

To narrow things down, The Morning Bulletin has called on our readers to vote in our comprehensive poll below to tell us what they regarded as the region's key priorities.

What is the key issue for Rockhampton Regional Council candidates to address in the local government election?

This poll ended on 27 March 2020.

Current Results

Keeping rate rises at or below CPI

13%

Supporting local businesses to grow, create and protect jobs

8%

Attracting new business/industry to the area

9%

Delivering new infrastructure projects and facilities

3%

Reviving the CBD

2%

Reducing Council debt

0%

Improving the region’s roads, intersections, footpaths

4%

Delivering the South Rockhampton flood levee

2%

Stopping the South Rockhampton flood levee

9%

Creating new tourism opportunities

0%

Reducing water charges

2%

Raising the barrage to increase water security

3%

Upgrading Rockhampton Airport to international flights

3%

Improving the region’s waste collection and management

1%

Fixing or modifying Council’s local laws

0%

Developing a youth engagement strategy to combat juvenile crime

3%

Improving local parks, playgrounds and sporting fields

0%

Addressing the region’s pests including deer and weeds

0%

Doing more to reduce crime

10%

Shifting the rail line out of town

1%

Supporting the construction of a major sports stadium

2%

Doing more to help the less fortunate, disengaged and homeless

0%

Greater support for sporting and community organisations

0%

Better communication and consultation between Council and the community

1%

Improving drainage and flood mitigation

0%

Extending Rockhampton’s boundaries to take in fringe Livingstone suburbs of Glenlee, Rockyview and Glendale

9%

Upgrading the Mt Archer National Park to allow more adventure sports /activities

0%

This is not a scientific poll. The results reflect only the opinions of those who chose to participate.



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