Help Shape Wyndham's Future Consultation Results
View the results from all of the different engagement opportunities from the Help Shape Wyndham's Future Project.
In 2016, 2,040 stories were collected from our residents, local businesses, community leaders and organisations about Wyndham. The community told us what they liked about the municipality, and what their hopes were for our City’s future.
Since then, a lot has changed. The Wyndham community has seen new development and many new residents from a wide variety of backgrounds have moved into our community, calling our suburbs home. You can read more about Wyndham’s key demographics here.
In 2021, Council launched the ‘Help Shape Wyndham’s Future’ project to refresh the existing Wyndham 2040 Community Vision. This included a deliberative community engagement process that acknowledged and recognised the stories and contributions that informed the first Wyndham 2040 Vision. This formed the foundation by which the community refreshed the Wyndham 2040 Community Vision in 2021.
Watch this short video for an overview of how our community refreshed the Wyndham 2040 Community Vision.
At these community conversations, a set of place based priorities were also developed. The place based priories help us understand the unique needs of our community and will inform the development of the Council Plan and other key strategic documents.
Council's initial responses to these place based priorities are detailed here. These will be reviewed and the community updated annually.
The Wyndham 2040 Community Vision will guide how Council directs the resources under its control, and therefore its work. It sets the direction for future Council policies and work including the Municipal Strategic Statement, Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plan, Asset Plan and Long-Term Financial Plan.
Council will present its strategic priorities to work towards the Wyndham 2040 Community Vision in its four-year Council Plan, and on an annual basis through its Annual Plan and Budget.
View the results from all of the different engagement opportunities from the Help Shape Wyndham's Future Project.
Help us plan for Wyndham’s recovery by sharing your experiences.
Our Community Conversations will let us know what is important to the Wyndham community.
We are required to develop some new key plans as part of this project under legislation.
Wyndham City acknowledges that Aboriginal people have lived in this area for tens of thousands of years. Council acknowledges the Wadawurrung, Woiwurrung and Boonwurrung peoples of the Kulin Nation as the Traditional Custodians of these lands around the Werribee River. We also recognise the diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who now participate in the life of this city and contribute to its richness. Council pays respect to the wisdom of Elders, past and present. We share commitment to engaging communities with respect for the land and the rights of Aboriginal people to determine their future in this place.
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The Wyndham City Council website only collects or records personal information you choose to provide through our Contact us section, subscription to various eNewsletters, initiatives or programs updates and financial transactions. As part of our commitment to customer service, we may periodically invite you to provide feedback about your experience via a survey. Any survey is voluntary and you do not have to participate.
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Freedom of Information Officer,
Wyndham City Council,
PO Box 197, Werribee VIC 3030
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