“A community that encompasses
and recognises the vibrancy of cultures contained, with facilities to support an ageing population.”

Male, 29-38, Casey Next.

“A city where a fair distribution of facilities has occurred, not top heavy in the more affluent areas.”

Female, 49-58, Casey Next.

As the community continues to grow, it is important that Council has a robust understanding of community needs through research and ongoing dialogue. This will ensure that services and facilities are delivered and maintained appropriately and equitably.


Strategic Indicators

3.1 Use evidence to plan and prioritise facilities to meet the community’s service needs.

Increased utilisation rates of facilities.

Number of identified assets planned and constructed as per service and asset management plans.

3.2 Involve community members in planning and decision making through ongoing dialogue and capacity building.

Participation rates in community engagement activities that are representative of our community.

Number of opportunities for the community to participate in Council engagement projects and satisfaction levels.

Increase in Community Satisfaction Survey results for ‘decisions made on behalf of the community’.

Increase in Community Satisfaction Survey results for ‘community consultation and engagement’.

Related Strategic Plans

Leisure Facilities Development Plan

Community Facility Planning Principles

Community Engagement Strategy

Customer Focus Strategy