Skip links and keyboard navigation

Get involved – Governance

There are many ways you can help achieve our vision for Governance. Here are just a few suggestions to get you started.

Individuals and families

  • Get involved in your local P&C or community group.
  • Share your expertise with a sports of social club.
  • Work with your local councillor to address neighbourhood issues.
  • Make your voice heard by participating in government consultations. Visit for current opportunities.
  • Subscribe to government enewsletters to learn more about what’s happening in your community.
  • Join a consumer network to become informed and provide feedback on important issues.


  • Consider forming a community group or committee to promote local solutions to local problems.
  • Encourage and support community members who work to resolve local issues and promote local heroes.
  • Start a petition to influence government and Parliament.
  • Participate in government consultation on issues relating to the community.
  • Invite the government to hold Community Cabinet in your area—providing locals a chance to discuss issues with government officials.

Business and industry

  • Actively participate in industry and stakeholder groups relating to your business.
  • Consider contributing your organisation’s skills or expertise to an educational, community or sporting organisation.
  • Actively participate in consultation on issues relating to your industry or community.
  • Partner with government to streamline service delivery and reduce unnecessary operational overlap. 
  • Ensure governance arrangements are sound and support the sustainability of your organisation.
  • Conduct regular reviews of your standing operating procedures.


  • Ensure Queenslanders are well-informed about actions and decisions that affect them.
  • Collaborate with the community, business and industry in policy development and project delivery.
  • Use a variety of consultation methods to engage Queenslanders including online surveys, information sessions, Community Cabinet, discussion forums and social media.
  • Limit regulation and process to encourage faster decisions and service delivery efficiencies.   
  • Continually review and improve government processes to ensure they are responsive to the community’s evolving needs.
  • Support governance capacity building in regional communities.

What Queenslanders said

Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 3.0 Australia (CC BY-ND 3.0)
Last updated
7 April, 2016

Page feedback

  1. How satisfied are you with your experience today? *
Scroll to top