The Shire wants community members to be as involved as possible in the decisions that affect them.
The Community Engagement Strategy acts as a guide on how we provide opportunities for the community to play a more meaningful role in decision-making.
The strategy is based on a set of core principles that will underpin every community engagement activity we do as a Shire, including:
In developing the strategy, the Shire asked the community how they would like to be informed about issues and what form of involvement in the decision-making process would suit them. The strategy was endorsed by the Council in December 2020.
Our Community Engagement Strategy, policy & supporting framework look to achieve engagement that:
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