Community Engagement Framework

 Community Engagement in action during a communications forum 

This Community Engagement Policy (PDF) provides direction for how Glenorchy City Council will engage with the community and stakeholders when making decisions, delivering services or representing the community. The Policy applies to all Council Aldermen, employees and external consultants who undertake or are expected to undertake community engagement projects or activities as part of their responsibilities. The Policy outlines the ten (10) policy statements and eight (8) guiding principles that govern community engagement in the City of Glenorchy.


This Community Engagement Procedure (PDF) has been developed to guide Council staff and consultants in the design, implementation and evaluation of community engagement plans to the required standard.  By following the eleven steps outlined in the Procedure, Council staff and consultants should be able to manage the community engagement requirements of their specific projects.


This Community Engagement Toolkit (PDF) has been developed as a resource to assist Council staff and consultants in the delivery of community engagement activities. It is intended to be used as a complement to Council’s Community Engagement Procedure. Fifty (50) community engagement methods are described with information provided on situations under which they might be used, potential advantages and disadvantages, and tips on things to consider for their effective use.


The Public Participation Manual (PDF) outlines some opportunities in Glenorchy for you to get involved, have your say and make a difference.