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Draft Community Engagement Policy

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Draft Community Engagement Policy

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Draft Community Engagement Policy


The draft Community Engagement Policy outlines the council’s commitment to engaging and consulting its community through appropriate, timely, effective and inclusive practices.

Community feedback and the principles set out in the Local Government Act 2020 are the basis for the policy. Against each principles is the council’s commitment to meet the community’s expectations.

The five principles are as follows.
  • Each process will have a clearly defined objective and scope 
  • Participants will have access to objective, relevant and timely information 
  • Participants will be representative of the persons and groups affected 
  • Participants will receive reasonable support to enable meaningful and informed engagement 
  • Participants are informed of the ways in which the community engagement process will influence council decision-making.

Read the draft policy via the document library and share your feedback via the form below. A hard copy is available for review at the council’s Hovell St. offices.

The exhibition period closes on February 10, 2020.

It is proposed a review of the policy should take place in 12 months to allow the community to have another opportunity to have their say.

March 1, 2021

A summary of the submissions and the changes made to the draft policy for adoption is available in the Document Library here.

February 22, 2021

The policy was adopted at the February council meeting.

February 10, 2021

This consultation is now closed for public comment.

January 27, 2021

This consultation is now open for public comment.

Submissions can be made online (using the online form below), by e-mail or phone.

Written submissions must be clearly marked as '' and will be received up until . They can also be sent by:

Document Library
Life Cycle
  • Open

    The survey is open from Wednesday, January 27, 2021 to Wednesday, February 10, 2021

  • Under Review

    Results will be reviewed and inform the Draft Community Engagement Policy

  • Final Report

    The final report and adoption of policy at the March 2021 council meeting. See Latest Updates below for more information.

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