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Timbertown Comments Sheet thAs part of the celebrations for Timbertown’s 30 year, Council wants to understand how Timbertown is valued by the local community. Your memories and comments about Timbertown past and present, will help Council understand its importance to the community, refresh the vision for Timbertown’s future and improve its service to the community and visitors. Please help by answering these simple questions. 1. What do you think best sums up what Timbertown is about? Tick one or more Stepping back in time to explore bush life in the period 1880-1910 Telling the stories of timber workers and families from the Wauchope area Providing an entertaining day out for family and friends Educating young people about what bush life was like a century ago A tourist attraction to benefit the local economy Somewhere to take visiting friends and family Other, please state …………………………………………………………………… 2. What do you most like about the experience of visiting Timbertown? Tick one or more The sense of stepping back in time The bush environment A day out with the family The heritage activities Shopping in a different environment Other, please state …………………………………………………………………… 3. What attractions and experiences do you most value in visiting Timbertown? The Timbertown steam railway The bullock team demonstrations The steam saw mill The blacksmith’s shop The stables and Clydesdale horses Demonstrations ...

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 Timbertown Comments Sheet
    As part of the celebrations for Timbertown’s 30th Council wants to understand how year, Timbertown is valued by the local community. Your memories and comments about Timbertown past and present, will help Council understand its importance to the community, refresh the vision for Timbertown’s future and improve its service to the community and visitors. Please help by answering these simple questions.  1. What do you think best sums up what Timbertown is about? Tick one or more  Stepping back in time to explore bush life in the period 1880-1910 workers and families from the Wauchope areaTelling the stories of timber Providing an entertaining day out for family and friends Educating young people about what bush life was like a century ago A tourist attraction to benefit the local economy Somewhere to take visiting friends and family Other, please state ……………………………………………………………………  2. What do you most like about the experience of visiting Timbertown? Tick one or more  
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The sense of stepping back in time The bush environment A day out with the family The heritage activities Shopping in a different environment Other, please state …………………………………………………………………… What attractions and experiences do you most value in visiting Timbertown? The Timbertown steam railway The bullock team demonstrations The steam saw mill The blacksmith’s shop The stables and Clydesdale horses Demonstrations of traditional crafts and timber skills Shopping in the main street Looking into recreated cottages and buildings Boat hire on the lake Visiting the art gallery Pony rides Earthcare nursery Heritage collections Other, please state ……………………………………………………………………  
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     How do you rate the following elements of Timbertown on a scale of 1 – not important to 5 – most important. Please circle  not important - 1 2 3 4 5 – most important  Educational role 1 2 3 4 5 Authentic presentation 1 2 3 4 5 Caring for timber heritage 1 2 3 4 5 Keeping skills alive 1 2 3 4 5 Demonstrations and activities 1 2 3 4 5 Seeing people in period dress 1 2 3 4 5  Below are some key phrases that might be used to refresh the vision, purpose and programs at Timbertown. Tick 2 or 3 that best describes what you think the experience of Timbertown should be about. Exploring timber history Engaging and entertaining visitors Sharing stories across generations Keeping traditional skills alive Educating young people Attracting visitors to the region Documenting the history of timber workers and their families Experiencing what bush life was like 100 years ago Interacting with demonstrators Having fun Other, please state …………………………………………………………………… How important do you think Timbertown is to Wauchope?
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………………………………………………………………………………………………….. How do you think the experience of visiting Timbertown can be improved or made more rewarding and interesting for visitors?
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What do you hope Timbertown will be like in 10 years time? ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 
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How often do you go to Timbertown as a visitor? Please circle the best answer.
Rarely Once a year Twice a year Three or more times a year
When was your last visit to Timbertown?
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………………………………………………………………………………………………….. What would bring you to Timbertown more often?
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Do you have a special memory of Timbertown? Or describe something you’ve enjoyed during a visit. ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 
………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Tell us something about yourself. Tick if you are: A resident of the Wauchope area A member of the Friends of Timbertown A business operator or employee at Timbertown From a family with associations with the timber industry Interested in heritage and history Other, please state …………………………………………………………………… Your age band is: Please circle one
Under 25 26-40 41-55 56-65 Over 65       Please return to:  Mark Pilgrim Port Macquarie-Hastings Council PO Box 84 PORT MACQUARIE NSW 2444  
 
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