Consultation on the proposed naming of this pathway has now closed

Honouring a local

Council received a request to name a section of parkland on the foreshore at Toorbul located opposite houses 145 to 155 Toorbul Esplanade in recognition of Mr John Buckby. The request referenced Mr Buckby's contribution to building strong community connections and role in finding solutions to community issues.

You can read more about the reasons for the proposed naming of ‘Buckby Place’ in Council’s General Meeting Minutes from 17 May 2023.

Council provided provisional support for the name 'Buckby Place' to be given to the area pending community consultation.

Between 27 June to 25 July 2023, Council invited community comment on the proposed name. Consultation has now closed.

Naming Council’s assets

Council recognises the significant social value to the community of naming places, structures and assets under its direct control.

We see naming as important because it helps to create amazing places by:

  • identifying landmarks within the community
  • supporting wayfinding for locals, visitors and emergency services agencies
  • contributing to community belonging and place identity
  • reflecting and preserving the cultural and heritage values of the region.

Council undertakes naming in accordance with our Policy for Council-owned or administered public places, structures and other assets (excluding roads).