Council Plan

Council Plan was adopted at the Council Meeting on 24 August 2021.

The Council Plan is our promise to you in pursuit of our community’s vision for the future and to achieve the very best for Manningham.

The Council Plan 2021 – 2025 sets out our priorities and goals over Council’s four year term.


We will focus on:

  • improving core services
  • community wellbeing — particularly for younger and older people
  • our local environment
  • local businesses.


Themes and goals

The Council Plan has five themes and 11 goals.

We have developed actions to deliver outcomes for every goal, for every theme.


Theme Goal

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Healthy community 

  • A healthy, safe and resilient community
  • An inclusive and connected community


Resilient Environment

  • Protect and enhance our environment and biodiversity
  • Reduce our environmental impact and adapt to climate change

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Well Governed Council 

  • A financially sustainable Council that manages resources effectively and efficiently
  • A Council that values our customers and community in all that we do

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Vibrant and Prosperous Economy 

  • Grow our local business, tourism and economy

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Liveable Places and Spaces 

  • Inviting places and spaces
  • Enhanced parks, open space and streetscapes
  • Well connected, safe and accessible travel
  • Well utilised and maintained community infrastructure


Download the Council Plan 

Manningham Council Plan 2021-25
Manningham Council Plan 2021-25
5.65 MB
Manningham Council Plan Progress Report 2021-25
Manningham Council Plan Progress Report 2021-25
5.95 MB

Deliberative Community Engagement Report

There were over 2,600 people who shared their views through a community survey, targeted conversations with key groups, four community engagement sessions with a deliberative Community Panel of 40 people, Councillor workshops and staff consultation sessions.

For more information about the deliberative engagement process, read the Deliberative Community Engagement Report.

  • The Deliberative Community Engagement Report
    The Deliberative Community Engagement Report
    1.21 MB