- Help Council allocate our available resources fairly
- Assist us to determine priorities for maintenance and upgrade
- Outline Council’s approach to facility upgrades and developments
- Provide an upgrade and upkeeping program for Council owned assets
- Provide a framework to achieve better standard of facilities
- Facilitate improved access to sport and recreation sites (eg. ovals and courts) by the general community
What is this survey about?
We recognise the importance that sport and recreation plays and the benefits it provides to the community. Improved health and wellbeing, through physical activity and social connections, are just some ways that sport, recreation and community participation have a positive effect on the community.
The intent of the survey is for Council to understand the needs and requirements of the community relative to sports and recreation. This will give Council valuable raw data on what the community think works well and what can be improved.
This data gathered from the survey will help shape future strategic documents and policies including ‘Sports Facilities Strategy’.
Is the survey only for people who play organised sports?
I represent a club/association - how do I have my say?
Why do we need a Sports Facility Strategy?
The goal of this strategy is to support a new way for Council, sports associations and the community to work together to enable improved access to better quality active recreation and sports facilities.
We intend this strategy to:
Why does my contribution matter?
Council provides public sport and recreation facilities for the community’s enjoyment. We acknowledge that you are the experts in the type of recreation activity you participate in, delivering your sport, or that you understand your community group or facility best. So please help us by providing your feedback using the tools provided.
How will my feedback make a difference?
The information that you provide to us will be used to develop future council strategy including ‘Sports Facility Strategy’. Your feedback will help us shape sports and recreation within the Shire. Once we have a draft ‘Sports Facility Strategy’ you will have an opportunity to provide feedback on it.
How can I have my say?
You can have your say by providing input during the various stages of consultation undertaken in order to develop the draft strategy.