Strategic Community Plan

Project overview

Consultation is now closed. Thank you to everyone who provided feedback.

All feedback received was compiled and presented in a report during the Council Meeting on 28 November 2023. The final version of the Strategic Community Plan is now available for consultation in the Document Library on the right side of the page. Furthermore, detailed outcomes of this consultation can also be found in the Document Library under 'Council Reports and Minutes' and 'Consultation Feedback' on the right side of the page.

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Strategic Community Plan consulation details:
City of Prospect invites you to help shape the future of our city, as we look to design a new Strategic Community Plan.

Consultation is now open for the community to provide feedback on the vision and objectives Council has identified for the next four to ten years and City of Prospect’s goals and priorities.

You can download the Draft Strategic Community Plan here.

For information on previous consultation undertaken for the Draft Strategic Community Plan, please see the 'Background' tab below.

Community consultation opens Tuesday, 17 October and closes at 5pm Tuesday, 7 November 2023.

Have your say

You can provide your feedback via any of the options listed below.


If you'd prefer to fill in a hard copy, please visit us at Payinthi, 128 Prospect Road, Prospect.

Written submission

You can provide a written submission by:

In person

Provide your feedback in person at the following pop-up sessions:

#MyProspect – Growing up in Prospect

Are you a young person living or going to school in City of Prospect? Use our template to provide a drawing or photo collage showing what you want to see and do in City of Prospect. Please keep your photo collages or art works to A3 size.

Submit your masterpiece to or in person at Payinthi, 128 Prospect Road, Prospect.

Sharing your artwork online? Tag us with @cityofprospect #MyProspect

  • 2022 Resident Survey

    November 2022 to January 2023

    Biannual resident survey conducted via a mixed methodology of online, face to face and telephone. This information will help guide Council when drafting the plan and inform the initial consultation (Phase 1).

  • Consultation | Phase 1

    12 February to 4 March 2023

    Initial consultation to understand community perspective on top priority considerations.

  • Strategic Planning (Council Workshop)

    April-May 2023

    Planning Workshop to establish a strategic framework, vision, principles, and initial goals to guide the Strategic Community Plan, based on Phase 1 Consultation and the 2022 Resident Survey.

  • Consultation | Phase 2

    July 2023

    Community consultation on the key priorities and principles identified in Phase 1 to ensure that the Draft Strategic Community Plan will reflect the community's vision, aspirations, and values. The consultation will involve targeted focus groups and an online poll to gather general community feedback.

  • Results Reporting (Council Workshop) | Phase 2

    1 August 2023

    Council Workshop to discuss the outcomes of the Phase 2 Consultation, which will help refine the draft plan.  

  • Council Meeting | Phase 2

    22 August 2023
    Council Meeting to present the report containing the findings from Phase 2 of the Community Consultation (Focus Group).

  • Council Meeting | Phase 3

    26 September 2023

    Council Meeting to endorse the Draft Strategic Community Plan for Community Consultation.

  • Consultation | Phase 3

    17 October - 7 November 2023

    Community consultation on the revised draft Strategic Community Plan to refine the plan and ensure it reflects broader community expectations.  

  • Endorse Strategic Community Plan (Council Meeting)

    28 November 2023

    Present the draft Strategic Community Plan, incorporating the feedback gathered from the Phase 3 Consultation, and seek Council endorsement to proceed with the final plan approval.

The Strategic Community Plan will be City of Prospect's key strategic planning document that sets out Council's vision and objectives for the next four years, setting a desired future for the community, as well as our goals and priorities.

As we prepare this document, we're inviting you to participate so we can ensure the community's priorities are accurately represented.

Community consultation has been conducted across three phases during 2023:

  • Phase 1: Community priorities (12 Feb to 5 Mar 2023) | CLOSED
  • Phase 2: Community Focus Group (Jul 2023) | CLOSED
  • Phase 3: Community feedback on the Draft Plan (17 October – 7 November 2023) | STARTED

For outcomes of previous phases of community consultation, please visit the Document Library on the right-hand menu.

Outcome of Strategic Community Plan focus group participation

The outcomes of the Strategic Community Plan Focus Group Participation have already been sent to everyone who submitted an EOI.

Have your say and earn $100

We are seeking expressions of interest (EOI) to join City of Prospect in shaping the draft Strategic Community Plan.

Phase 1 consultation complete; thank you for your votes

Thank you, everyone, for participating in Phase 1 of the Strategic Community Plan consultation. We received over 600 votes! You can view the voting results in the Document Library on the right of this page.

Help design our city.

We invite you to help shape the future of our city. We’re seeking input from everyone in our community on what you consider to be the top priorities.