Community Development

Community Development

Our Community Development Team works closely with community stakeholders to achieve the community's aspiration which are outlined in the City’s Strategic Community Plan, and the Community Development Strategy 2017-2021. The City's Strategic Community Plan is based on key community goals; Community, Environment, Economy, and Leadership. The goal of 'Community' involves providing a range and quality of services which foster community pride, safety, and healthy lifestyles which make the City of Armadale a preferred place to live. These outcomes the City aims to achieve are:

  • A strong sense of community spirit
  • An active community life that is safe and healthy
  • Our community has the services and facilities it needs
  • Our community is engaged and understood

The Community Development Strategy details the projects and programs which will be delivered by the Community Development Team to help to achieve the goals in the Strategic Community Plan. This may be achieved by:

  • Engagement – involving people in decision making
  • Advocacy – representing the issues and interests of the community to various stakeholders 
  • Capacity Building - building the skills, knowledge and resources of the community to acieve their goals
  • Access and Inclusion – ensuring people can particpate equitably in civic and community life

The Community Development Team focuses on a number of specifc areas as well as having a strong focus across the general population. The specific areas include:

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