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2017-2021 Council Plan and Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan

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Updated Council Plan 2017-2021

The updated Council Plan 2017-2021, incorporating the Municipal Public Health & Wellbeing Plan, was adopted at the Council meeting held on 26 June 2018.  

Updated Council Plan 2017-2021 (2018 version)

Easy English Council Plan 2017-2021

This document outlines Council’s strategic commitment to deliver on Council’s Vision for:
“A healthy, safe, vibrant, prosperous and sustainable community supported by strong leadership, transparent governance and community partnerships - Our Community, Our Economy, and Our Pride.” 

It is a responsive document developed through the most engaging community process ever undertaken at Golden Plains Shire – a process established to ensure that Council has listened to its community.   It is a responsible and accountable document representing Council’s stated Mission:

  • demonstrating good governance and involving the community in decision making

  • working and advocating in partnership with our community to address social, economic and environmental challenges

  • promoting gender equality and equity and inclusion for all

  • sustaining a focus on long term outcomes and delivering increased public value through good decision-making and wise spending

  • building awareness and strategic alliances with government, regional groups and community.

It is a contemporary document responding to community priorities through four strategic directions:

1. Promoting healthy and connected communities

2. Enhancing local economics

3. Managing natural and build environments

4. Delivering good governance and leadership


Previous Council Plans

Council Plan 2017-2-21 incorporating SRP and MPHWP effective 1.7.17

Council Plan 2013-2017 incorporating SRP effective 1.7.16
Council Plan 2013-2017 incorporating SRP effective 1.7.15
​Council Plan 2013-2017 incorporating SRP effective 1.7.14
Council Plan 2013-2017 incorporating SRP effective 1.7.13

Council Plan 2012-2016

Council Plan 2011-2015

Council Plan 2010-2014

Council Plan 2009-2013

Council Plan 2008-2012

Council Plan 2007-2011

Council Plan 2006-2010


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Monday, 16 July 2018 - 3:15pm


Council acknowledges the traditional Wadawurrung owners of this land. Council pays its respects to Wadawurrung Elders both past and present and extends that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People who are part of Golden Plains Shire.