Through it's principle roads and traffic management authority, VicRoads, the State Government of Victoria is trial reduced speed limits for trucks over 4.5 tonnes on the Monash Freeway. The speed limit will remain at 100km/h for all other vehicles.
As part of the their public engagement process, VicRoads has used an online discussion forum to ask road users to comment on, and discuss, their experience of the trial.
The New South Wales Government's Urban Growth Authority is leading an extensive public engagement process around the future of the old Newcastle City Railway Station precinct.
The Authority has researched numerous opportunities to adapt the station building for new uses. The online discussion forums are being used to get the community talking about the various possibilities.
The City of Penticton, Canada have been working on a proposal to redevelop the beautiful Skaha Park, so that it better better meets community expectations.
The City has been consulting community, encouraging their participation by discussing the issues using the online discussion Forums tool. This is helping them to better gauge sentiment, and opposition to, or agreement with, the agreements outlined in the proposal between the City of Penticton and Trio Marine Group for development of the marina in the park.