Council-managed community venues

Background

Council is the custodian of a number of buildings across the municipality. Some of these are community venues, managed by Council that are available for venue hire.

Council recognises the contribution that community groups, clubs and organisations give to making Moreland a thriving community which supports and celebrates diversity. The demand for community meeting space is increasing, driven by population growth and the emerging needs of migrant and refugee communities.

Council needs to define its approach to venue management to ensure that we responsibly manage our suite of community assets as well as meet the needs of our community, both now and into the future. In particular, we need to ensure that the allocation of venue space and the application of discounting is consistent with Council objectives and considers:

  • The purpose of our Council-managed community venues
  • The intended community benefit of our Council-managed community venues
  • Principles of equity
  • Responsible management of Council-managed community venues and financial sustainability, and
  • Alignment to our Council Plan and Municipal Health and Wellbeing Plan objectives.

Give your feedback

The purpose of this consultation is to obtain feedback on the draft policy by actively informing our community, listening to their views, acknowledging their concerns and aspirations, and considering how this input may influence the final Policy. 

We are interested in your feedback on the Draft Council-managed Community Venues policy (DOC 156Kb) to ensure that the key principles are understood and aligned with community expectations. 

Submissions close at 5 pm on 11 November 2018.

The outcome of the consultation will be reported to Council on 12 December 2018, accompanied with a summary of the community consultation and Policy for endorsement by Council.

Submit your feedback

 

 

 

Post your feedback

You can post your feedback to Draft Council-managed Community Venues policy consultation, Moreland City Council, Locked Bag 10, Moreland 3058. 

Further information

If you have a query or require further information, please contact Council on 9240 1111.