Community Engagement Policy and Overview

Council conducts many forms of community engagement. Engaging with the community creates important opportunities for dialogue. Council's community engagement activities can:

  • provide information and updates about council planning and projects
  • help to inform policies, strategies and programs.

Community engagement allows council to understand community views. This helps to:

  • identify shared issues and opportunities
  • assist with decision making
  • create partnerships.

Community engagement process

Council's community engagement program gives you the opportunity to have your say and stay informed on a range of council activities.

Through the engagement process, you can:

More information

Council aims to observe best practice in performing community engagement. A number of strategic documents are used to guide this. You can find detailed information on the community engagement program in council's:


For more information contact council's Planning Officer (Community) via council's customer service centre.