Community Engagement Policy and Overview
Council conducts many forms of community engagement and recognises that community engagement creates important opportunities for dialogue with the community. Council's community engagement activities range from providing information and updates about council planning and projects, to more active consultation to inform policies, strategies and initiatives.
Community engagement allows council to understand community perspectives. This enables identification of shared issues and opportunities, helps with decision-making, and facilitates the development of partnerships that help council create a sustainable region.
Community engagement process
Council's community engagement program provides you with the opportunity to have your say and stay informed on a range of council activities and initiatives.
Through the engagement process, you can:
Council aims to observe best practice principles in conducting community engagement, and utilises a number of strategic documents to guide its practices. You can find detailed information on the community engagement program in council's:
For assistance or general enquiries on council's community engagement activities or governance, please contact the Community Precinct and Engagement Officer via council's customer service centre.
Please note: This webpage contains documents that are in PDF format only. If you would like to receive a copy of any of these documents in another format, please contact council's customer service centre.