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The latest news on Glen Innes Highlands Local Economic Development
April 1, 2021
We Have A Plan!
Thanks to all of those in the community that took the time to feed back on the draft PLACE Strategy & Action Plan (EDS&AP). The final EDS&AP was adopted by Council at the March 2021 Ordinary Council meeting.
GROW Glen Innes THINK TANK Launched
GROW Glen Innes Think Tank is a Partnership initiative from adopted EDS&AP to facilitate connection and collaboration in our community.
Draft Destination Management Plan
The draft is ready and out for your feedback until Friday, 23 April 2021 by 4.30pm. Download the summary and background analysis as well as the feedback form here
My Top 10 Current Projects
1. RFQ for a Housing Assessment & Future Plan
2. RFQ for a Regional Powerhouse Museum Business Case
3. Jobs & Skills Gaps Research
4. Escape Rooms for November 2021 launch
5. New England High Country Marketing Campaign
6. Glen Innes Highlands Marketing Campaigns
7. Australia Celtic FRINGE Festival
8. New Local Economic Development Support Fund
9. Major Event Attraction for Regional Acceleration Fund
10. Highlands Hub - Community Hub Digital Launch
PARTNERSHIPS | PEOPLE | PLACE | PROSPERITY
At the March Ordinary Council meeting Council adopted the final Economic Development Strategy 2020-2040 & Action Plan 2020-2025 (EDS&AP).
The EDS&AP provides a clear pathway for Council and Community foster local socio-economic prosperity and growth through the four key pillars of:
These four pillars provide a whole-of-place mechanism to deliver a place-based approach to local economic development.
Find out more / download the final EDS&AP
GROW Glen Innes THINK TANK is a Partnership initiative from the recently launched EDS&AP to facilitate connection and collaboration in our community.
Registered participants are a collection of local's who are interested in collaborating with me in my role as Manager Economic Development as well as other GISC staff members.
Your involvement will provide more Council and Community collaboration through your experience, education and ideas across key elements of the Economic Development Action Plan.
Whilst the strategy and the action items are completed, it's the HOW we deliver these that you can participate in. That's where the THINK TANK comes in!
Find out more here
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