The City’s Strategic Community Plan 2020 - 2030 outlines the following outcomes under the goal of ‘Community’:

  • Foster and strengthen community spirit
  • Improve community wellbeing
  • Community facilities meet community needs
  • An inclusive and engaged community

The Community Development Strategy 2021 – 2026 explains the City’s approach to community development. This comprises identifying the most important community issues via data analysis, identifying the good practice response via a review of experiences in similar communities and identifying the City’s role in the response. The responses include:

  • Advocate at all levels for change
  • Coordination of external partnerships
  • Capacity building via grants and training
  • Contracting organisations to deliver services
  • Take the lead in service delivery

Page Last Reviewed 7 December 2021