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Values, Principles & Approach

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Values, Principles & Approach

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Strategy Aim

To provide a framework for Council initiatives, projects and activities that will contribute to the growth of the Shire of Mt Marshall’s economy.

Strategy Objectives

Actively support and develop local and new business
o Develop a local Economic Development Strategy.
o Maintain/review town planning strategies to make our Shire attractive for potential new business.
o Lobby for the technological infrastructure necessary to support commercial and business growth.
o Lobby for the provision of reliable electricity supply from government agencies with respect to both headworks charges and reliability.
o Support processes that will enhance local business access to professional services/advice.
o Support opportunities for all businesses.
o Encourage the consideration of renewable energy generation technologies.
The development of local and regional tourism
o Advocate, promote and market the Shire of Mt Marshall as a place to live, work and visit.
o Assist with the provision of relevant tourist information and marketing services.
o Support a coordinated approach for regional tourism promotion and management.
o Facilitate the development of local tourism activities associated with the Shire’s diverse natural, social and built heritage.
o Develop partnerships to actively support visitor growth.
o Encourage eco-tourism.
An effective and efficient transportation network
o Plan for the provision and delivery of transport services and infrastructure in the Shire in close consultation with the State and Federal governments and
the local community.
o Maintain an efficient, safe and good quality local road network.
o Advocate for improvement and provision of appropriate regional transport links, including rail, air and bus services.
A sense of place through public infrastructure and facilities
o Provide commercial and industrial land aligned to economic need and growth.
Strong representation on behalf of the Community
o Facilitate resource sharing and actively participate in partnerships on a regional basis

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