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Southern Grampians Shire Council recognises the importance of providing or advocating for effective services that promote community wellbeing. Our Community Engagement Coordinator encourages communities within the Southern Grampians Shire to take collective action and generate solutions to shared problems. The coordinator acts on behalf of our communities by advocating needs and preferences to Council and provides practical advice and assistance with community plans, capacity building and grants.

Community Engagement

Southern Grampians Shire is committed to involving the members of the community in issues that are important to them and has developed a Community Engagement Policy with guidelines to support the Policy’s implementation.

Council is committed to a strong and effective community engagement activities in order to improve its decision making process for planning, service delivery and major projects.

Progress Associations

Progress associations are independent community groups initiated and established by the community.

Progress associations have a variety of roles, functions and capacities, including:

  • • Generating interest and participation in local issues
  • • Providing a forum for sharing local information, views and priorities
  • • Facilitating open dialogue within the community and external to the community
  • • Being an important voice of and advocate for the community
  • • Leading and driving local projects
  • • Being consulted by governments where it concerns their township


Contact
Community Engagement Coordinator
Market Place
Hamilton Vic 3300
Phone (03) 5573 0444
Email council@sthgrampians.vic.gov.au

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