What is the Towns engagement journey?
1999 - Adopted GEN 3 Community Consultation policy
Public notice legislation
2012 - Adopts GEN 6 Community ‘Engagement’ policy
For decision making purposes
2014 - Town Centre public meeting
Catalyst for change in the way we operate in this space
2014 - Review GEN 6 renamed ‘Public Participation’ policy
Adopting the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2) guiding principles and best practice methods
2014 - Iap2 engagement training
Delivered to all staff across the organisation
2016 - Review of GEN 3 & GEN 6 Policies
Minor review with minimal changes made to the policy
2016 - Adoption of LPP37 Community Consultation on Planning Proposals
Specific policy on public comment and advertising for planning proposals
2016 - Evolve project to develop our Strategic Community Plan
Our biggest engagement exercise. Evolve was a nine month process with over 1,000 participant hours. Feedback received helped build our Strategic Community Plan
2016 - Your Thoughts community engagement software
Software was launched to assist in the Evolve project.
2017 - Trial Community Engagement Advisor
Our vision is to become Perth's most empowered and engaged community. To assist to achieve this, a new function was trialled
2018 - Dedicated permanent position Community Engagement Advisor
Embedding best practice through the organisation
2018 - Development applications moved to Your Thoughts
Who has been asked to provide comment on the proposed drafts?
Staff, Elected Members and the new Community Sounding Board.