Improving engagement in Inner West

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Whenever you have your say, or provide feedback through Your Say Inner West or other methods, you're participating in community engagement to influence Council's decision making.

You've let us know you've got a strong desire to be heard by Council* so it's very important we engage in ways that are meaningful and work for you.

Now we're reviewing our processes and asking 'how can we improve?'


Take the survey

Use this link to let us know how we are doing now and how we can engage better in the future.
Survey closes 22 September 2019


What happens next

We will


Whenever you have your say, or provide feedback through Your Say Inner West or other methods, you're participating in community engagement to influence Council's decision making.

You've let us know you've got a strong desire to be heard by Council* so it's very important we engage in ways that are meaningful and work for you.

Now we're reviewing our processes and asking 'how can we improve?'


Take the survey

Use this link to let us know how we are doing now and how we can engage better in the future.
Survey closes 22 September 2019


What happens next

We will use your feedback along with independent reviews of our processes to update Council's Engagement Framework. This document guides how Council ensures the community has a strong voice in Council's decision making. The draft Framework 2019 will be on exhibition for public comment before the end of the year. If you provide your email in the survey we will let you know the dates.


* In the 2018 Community Satisfaction Survey independently conducted by Micromex, the "Community's ability to influence Council's decision making" was the highest contributor to overall satisfaction with Council.

Consultation has concluded
  • You spoke, we listened

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    13 Feb 2020

    Are you interested in what the community told us? Read the engagement outcomes report. This feedback has been combined with a review of how we work to develop a two year action plan.

    What do you think of updates to the homepage layout? Provide feedback and find out more by visiting about engagement.

  • Improving engagement at Inner West Council update

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    02 Dec 2019

    The Community Engagement Framework has been amended to incorporate legislative changes, while staff are developing an action plan in response to community input.

    Find out more about the updated Community Engagement Framework.