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Discussion Guidelines

We invite you to express your opinions and engage in discussions by leaving comments on our public exhibitions. Please follow our guidelines to ensure a welcoming environment for all users. We reserve the right to review, moderate, remove or edit comments.

  1. Respect each other
    Please refrain from posting offensive, obscene, threatening, defamatory or abusive comments. Hate-speech or profane language will not be tolerated. Comments containing racism, sexism, homophobia have no place on our forum and will be deleted. 

  2. Stay on topic

    Comments should be related to the project or document on public exhibition. Off-topics comments may be removed.

  3. Don't impersonate someone else or an organisation
    Please refrain from using a false name or e-mail address. Your comments may be deleted if we believe you have mislead users. Commercial content and advertising will also be deleted.

  4. Don't include personal information
    We strongly discourage users from posting personal information (address, telephone number, workplace). We may also remove any comments with personal information about other people or that violates privacy rights.

The opinions and comments expressed on our public exhibitions do not reflect the opinions of Cessnock City Council, its officers or employees. If you have any questions concerning only discussions and its moderation, please contact our Community Engagement Officer on (02) 4993 4152.