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Values, Principles & Approach

Canterbury Council adopted a Strategic Plan in June 2006 which outlines strategic objectives for the LGA and the initiatives and services Council has planned to support the achievement of these objectives. The Strategic Plan specifically addresses the objectives of an attractive city, stronger community, healthy environment, improving organisation and strategic leadership.

Values, Principles & Approach

Council is seeking to achieve its vision for Canterbury as 'A Great Place to Live and Work!' by improving the quality of the local economy and access to local jobs for residents and encouraging sustainable development which takes advantage of Canterbury’s strategic location within Sydney. This is in line with the State Plan Priority E5 Jobs Closer to Home.

Strategy Aim

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Strategy Objectives

• Evaluate current employment lands within the City and recommend strategies to preserve them, paying particular attention to key sites;
• Recommend planning controls to quarantine existing land for employment as required;
• Investigate opportunities and recommend strategies to increase or enhance employment lands;
• Take into account future demand within the City based on population growth and trends;
• Provide a comprehensive plan to attract new businesses to the area and to encourage expansion in existing businesses; and
• Consider specific industries most suitable to Canterbury and recommend a range of strategies to attract these industries to Canterbury

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