The Community Vision

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We are reviewing our Community Vision, which identifies the main priorities and aspirations of our community, and provides a clear set of strategies for our community to achieve this vision of the future.

While Council is responsible for developing and reviewing the plan, its implementation is a shared responsibility with other partners such as State agencies and community groups.

We’re keen to actively involve the whole community in a review and update of the plan. There will be a range of opportunities for you to have your say, including:

We are reviewing our Community Vision, which identifies the main priorities and aspirations of our community, and provides a clear set of strategies for our community to achieve this vision of the future.

While Council is responsible for developing and reviewing the plan, its implementation is a shared responsibility with other partners such as State agencies and community groups.

We’re keen to actively involve the whole community in a review and update of the plan. There will be a range of opportunities for you to have your say, including:

  • Online survey - available until Friday 3 March 2017
  • Hard copy surveys will be made available at Libraries and Council's Administrative centre.
  • Focus Group Meetings in each of the towns of Dorrigo, Bellingen and Urunga. So that we can plan the venue, please let us know you are coming here.
  • Community Engagement 'Vox-Pop' sessions with business owners and community members in each town.
  • Engagement with the Shire's young people in Dorrigo and Bellingen
  • Tell your story that is relevant to the Community Vision.
  • Make a submission via the 'Have your Say' form at www.bellingen.nsw.gov.au
  • Public exhibition of draft revised plan and submission period (May 2017)


Documents relating to the plan can be viewed in the Document Library.

Enquiries:- Please direct enquiries to:

email: create@bellingen.nsw.gov.au

phone: 6655 7300

  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    The survey will take approximately 20 minutes.  If you are a registered participant you can save your work and come back in at any time.  Thanks in advance for taking the time, your input is really appreciated and will be included in the 2017 Bellingen Community Strategic Plan (The Community Vision) review.

    The survey will take approximately 20 minutes.  If you are a registered participant you can save your work and come back in at any time.  Thanks in advance for taking the time, your input is really appreciated and will be included in the 2017 Bellingen Community Strategic Plan (The Community Vision) review.

    Consultation has concluded
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  • CLOSED: Registration has concluded.

    Please use the following form to let us know you will be attending a focus group.

    The focus groups will be facilitated by our independent facilitator, Kerry Grace who is the CEO of Regional Development Australia, Mid North Coast (RDAMNC)

    For further information about focus groups please contact RDAMNC on 5525 1500.

    Please use the following form to let us know you will be attending a focus group.

    The focus groups will be facilitated by our independent facilitator, Kerry Grace who is the CEO of Regional Development Australia, Mid North Coast (RDAMNC)

    For further information about focus groups please contact RDAMNC on 5525 1500.

    Consultation has concluded
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