Corporate Business Plan
The Corporate Business Plan, together with the Strategic Community Plan forms the City’s ‘Plan for the Future’.
The Corporate Business Plan 2014/15-2017/18 was unanimously adopted by Council on 8 July 2014 and is a key Council document setting out in detail how we plan to serve our diverse community through efficient, responsive and sustainable services.
The plan is reviewed annually to reflect potential new opportunities and challenges that emerge, while delivering the City’s long term vision to be the place where people choose to live, work, visit and invest. We are committed to working to deliver a sustainable and thriving City which engages the community and fosters prosperity. This plan sets out the initiatives and activities we will implement over the next four years.
At the time of the publication of this plan, the outcome of Local Government Reform for the City of Stirling is unknown. This plan will be reviewed in the light of an announcement on reform by the Minister for Local Government and Communities which is expected in mid 2014.
The City of Stirling’s Local Biodiversity Strategy is a framework for the assessment of all natural areas (bushlands, wetlands and coastal dunes) within the City, to determine their diversity of plants and animals.
The City of Stirling’s Coastal Report of 1984 and the Review of the Coastal Report 1996 are to be further reviewed following the adoption of the Perth Coastal Planning Strategy by the Department for Planning.
The revised coastal strategy will set the policy directions for the management of the coastal strip. It will define the principal conservation zones and public recreational areas, and provide guidelines for future improvements. It will also align the City’s policy directions with both state and regional coastal strategies, and provide the framework for local management plans in specific coastal sites.
Green Plan 2
Green Plan 2 is the City of Stirling’s strategy for the conservation of urban bushlands, emphasising the protection of smaller bushland remnants just as comprehensively as the larger bushlands. It also advocates the conservation of bushland in school and university grounds and private golf courses.
In addition to naturally occurring bushland, parklands, recreation reserves, road medians, coastal dunes and other wildlife movement corridors will be enhanced with local native and indigenous plants. This strengthens biological linkages within the area in terms of movement of insects, birds and animals, which in turn facilitates the transfer of pollen, seeds, fruits, nuts etc.
The conservation strategy involves weed eradication, pest and disease control, prevention of rubbish dumping, and prohibition of clearing, logging, burning and other forms of misuse. It also involves the restoring bushland either through natural processes or human assistance.
Economic & Tourism Development Strategy 2013-2023
has launched its Economic & Tourism Development Strategy 2013-2023 that
sets out a bold vision for Stirling to attract investment, support local
business and promote tourism. The
community, local business, and local and state government representatives
identified 10 key areas for opportunity, including:
will take a leadership role in planning for, regulating, advocating,
facilitating and providing services to help foster growth in business and
tourism based on the City's unique mix of opportunities and choices - the
lifestyles; mix of cultures; proximity to the Perth CBD; transport; beaches, bushland
and wetlands; facilities and services; options for recreation and leisure; high
quality retail and commercial centres; restaurants, cinemas, tourist
accommodation; and available industrial land.