Gawler Community Plan 2014-2024 - page 7

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CommunityPlan
2014-2024
InSeptember 2013
Gawler Council
commenceda review
of itsStrategicPlan
2010-2018. Gawler had
changed significantly
since theStrategicPlan’s adoption in2010
and itwas timely for Council to reviewand
update that plan toensure its strategic
directionwas still in linewithcommunity
aspirations.
The subsequent reviewwas launched
by the releaseof the ‘PictureThis’
discussionpaper for publicconsultation
over aneightweekperiod. Thisdocument
wasdesigned toengageandcapture
community aspirations andguide the
development of anewGawler Community
(Strategic) Plan2014-2024.
The releaseof the ‘PictureThis’ discussion
papermarked the first inanumber of
opportunities thecommunitywould
have in shaping thedirectionof thenew
CommunityPlan. This includeda seriesof
workshopswith key citizens, businesses
and stakeholders, anonline survey and
opportunity for thecommunity toprovide
written submissions toCouncil.
Thecommunity engagement process
was structuredaround five key themes
previously identified inCouncil’s2010-
2018StrategicPlan. These same five
themes (or pillars) continue to form the
basisof thisCommunityPlan – Identity,
Growth, Environment, Community and
Leadership.
Throughout thedevelopment of the
CommunityPlan2014-2024Gawler
Council hasbeencommitted to
empowering its citizens in thepreparation
of thePlan. Engaging inan inclusive
community consultationprocess has
ensured that the strategic visionoutlined in
theCommunityPlan isbasedoncredible,
grassroots information.
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