Our community goals

We have created 5 community goals. To do this we worked with members of the community, visitors and workers to make sure our goals work for our city.  

  • We will show our pride as a city and others will see it.
  • Our streets are clean and attractive.
  • The entrances to our city are striking and welcome people to the city of arts, opportunity and partnerships. Our commercial hubs are vibrant.
  • We are proud to live here and proud to share our wonderful community.
  • We are a great city with a positive reputation.

  • We continue to be a safe, inclusive, active, healthy and vibrant community. 
  • We will focus on developing a hub of multiculturalism, arts and culture. 
  • Our ageing population, people with disabilities, and parents with young families will be able to easily access all public areas, and have public facilities to support them. 
  • There will be community services and programs for people of all ages and abilities to connect, support and make lives better. 
  • Young people will be listened to, involved and included in decision making especially about recreation, entertainment and support services. 
  • Young people and their families will be encouraged to play an active part in their education and their community. 
  • We value our aboriginal communities’ arts, culture and heritage. 
  • We continue to welcome new arrivals from all countries, and work with them to build on the multi-cultural traditions in our community through arts, food, music, entertainment and shared experiences. 
  • Our lives will be enhanced by using good design to create safer, more welcoming public spaces. 
  • Community facilities and services are important to us; especially meeting places, parks and playgrounds. 
  • Our city is easy to get around, with a range of transport choices available to visit family or friends or to access services. 
  • The city is well-connected by extensive and well-maintained walking and bike paths, public transport and road networks. 
  • Our social, recreational and cultural facilities, events and experiences will attract and retain people in Glenorchy to share our wonderful way of life. 

  • We will value and enhance our natural and built environment. 
  • Our CBD areas of Glenorchy, Moonah and Claremont will be revitalised, with a strong emphasis on great design, open spaces and public art. 
  • Our walking path and bike path networks will be extended, connecting our natural environment and open spaces to the built environment. 
  • Our natural environment, and created open spaces will be inviting places to be. 
  • The active involvement of the community means we will maintain and enjoy our natural treasures like Wellington Park, Tolosa Park, Montrose Bay, Gould’s Lagoon, and Myrtle Forest. 
  • We will work actively to clean up and enhance the River Derwent and foreshore so that we can enjoy it for recreation, hospitality, arts and tourism. 
  • Our city will celebrate its foreshore, sharing it with locals and visitors alike. 
  • More trees on streets and community gardens will be a feature of our attractive city. 
  • We will work actively to revitalise our CBD areas – making them places that are distinctive, vibrant, walkable and well-connected. 
  • We will improve the amenity of our public spaces through public art and quality landscaping, promote walking and bike access and encourage high standard contemporary design for new buildings alongside creative reuse of our heritage buildings. 
  • We celebrate our distinctiveness as a place, shaped by our well-designed buildings – both heritage and modern – and the urban spaces and lifestyle they create. 

  • We will create a strong economy and jobs for the future. 
  • We will encourage business diversity, innovation and new technologies to stimulate jobs, creativity and collaboration. 
  • We will be a place where business can establish, continue and flourish. 
  • Our City will be recognised for its economic opportunities and strengths; a place where it is easy to do business. 
  • Organisations will establish easily and flourish here, including modern manufacturing and service industries, specialised marine-based activities, warehousing and distribution, robust small businesses, retail services, tourism, creative arts, social enterprise and growing health and community service sectors. 
  • The revitalised CBD areas, open spaces and entertainment areas will create opportunities for restaurants, cafés, nightlife, markets and events, drawing local people and visitors from further afield. 
  • We will have a range of accommodation to cater for all visitors and strong connections between hospitality services, visitor attractions and business. 
  • We will champion education, innovation and new technologies to stimulate creativity and to generate even more jobs for the future.

  • We will be a progressive, positive community with strong council leadership, striving to make Our Community’s Vision a reality. 
  • The communities of Glenorchy will be confident that Council manages the community’s assets soundly for the long term benefit of the community. 
  • Community and business leaders will be a key part of decision making, enabling the vision to become a reality. 
  • The community will be strongly engaged to play an active part in designing our future.

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