People and communities

Our Community Services and Community Development teams works with our community groups to understand their needs, recognise possible gaps in service delivery and identify any barriers to full enjoyment of community life.

Through ongoing community engagement, strategies are developed and implemented to address issues as they arise. Each team member has a comprehensive work plan detailed in the 4-year Delivery Program and annual Operational Plan that reflects objectives of Council's 10-year Community Strategic Plan.

When developing social/community plans, the Division of Local Government requires that community consultation include the following 8 groups: