Livingstone Shire's Diversity

Respect tree
Have you visited Livingstone's Respect Tree? 

Located at - Farnborough Beach Access 4, Opposite Ocean Circle, Farnborough Road, Yeppoon. 

The Respect Tree, growing in the reflection space was created as a symbol in our community to highlight the importance of respect for overall community wellbeing. 

"Livingstone Shire Council aims to embrace diversity and promote an inclusive, liveable community where everyone feels they belong. Council is committed to act in ways that ensures present and future generations have equality of opportunity to contribute to the social, economic and cultural life of the region" - Mayor Bill Ludwig. 

Livingstone Shire Council is committed to promoting community wellbeing through programmes addressing community safety issues, social cohesion and inclusiveness. The Respect Tree provides an opportunity to reflect, to celebrate the diversity of our community and to be inspired to respect yourself, your community and your environment. 

The Respect Tree project was funded by Livingstone Shire Council, the Queensland State Government and various local businesses. 

A huge thanks to the below sponsors and supporters for their generosity; The Queensland Department of Communities, Disability Services and Seniors - Domestic Violence Prevention Programme; The Queensland Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs - Multicultural Projects; Ground Art Landscaping; The Real Group; Ian Clayton - Architect; Holcim Humes; Tandy Concrete; Austral Masonry; Capricorn Cladding; Lifestyle Landscaping; Capricorn Coast Sand and Soil; Q West Cranes; Freight Solutions Australia; Yeppoon Electrical Group; Haymans Electrical Yeppoon; Solarain; All Wayz Concreting; Lizard Mountain Nursery; Fitzroy Nurseries; Irons Mitre 10; Billboard Central; Pickos Plants; Aussie River Turf .    

Check out the drone footage from the opening ceremony HERE
​Livingstone Shire's Diversity

"Council aims to embrace diversity and promote an inclusive, liveable community where everyone feels they belong. Council is committed to act in ways that ensures present and future generations have equality of opportunity to contribute to the social, political, economic and cultural life of the region”.
Bill Ludwig, Mayor, Livingstone Shire Council. 

Cultural Responsive Governance
Livingstone Shire Council strives to deliver equitable services and opportunities and building outcomes.

Inclusive, harmonious and united community
Livingstone Shire Council supports the principle of ‘valuing’ all people in order to develop an integrated, accessible and equitable community.

Economic Opportunities
Livingstone Shire Council welcomes a broad range of backgrounds, interest, values diversity and recognises that our differences are our strength and uniqueness.



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Livingstone Shire Diversity
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Countries of Birth
Thank you to Christine Doherty, Chairperson Woppaburra Land Trust; Jeannie Parter, Secretary Australian South Sea Islander Movement Inc;  Darumbal Enterprises and Helen Gallehawk, Project Officer.

All data sourced from ABS Census, 2016.