Draft Community Engagement Policy

Greater Shepparton City Council released the draft Community Engagement Policy for public exhibition at the December Ordinary Council Meeting, and we now want your feedback.

What you told us

Council recently undertook community consultation in the form of a survey into how Council engages with the community. Here's a summary of what you told us:

You like to get information from…

Email
47%
Social media
43%
Letterbox drops
38%
Information sessions
34%
Council’s website
33%

Council should engage with you about…

Neighbourhood and Community Plans 77%
Strategies such as waste, community safety, budget, rates 70%
Major roadwork upgrades 66%
Future plans for growth 66%
Streetscape and sporting ground redevelopments 64%
Council heard you also want to be engaged on parking and children’s services.
You would like to hear from Council when
an idea is being developed, drafted, and fully developed (but might need some tweaks)
The information most important to you is…
What is happening in your town, neighbourhood, street, and municipality.
You also told us it is important that Council gives you information about
Changes to traffic, outcomes, timelines, cost, environmental impact, and accessibility and movement.

You can download this snapshot of the results of the survey in PDF format below. 

Download the draft policy

The results from the consultation were collated and have informed the draft Community Engagement Policy. Download the draft policy via the link below.

Have your say

The draft policy will be available for feedback for an extended period from 18 December 2019 - 14 February 2020 due to the Christmas and holiday period.

Once feedback on the draft policy concludes on 14 February 2020, the Community Engagement Policy will be formed.

For further information and to provide feedback:

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