Cultural Development Planning Workshop Series

Approach planning using an evidence-based outcome-focused approach.

Metro and regional Victoria, May and June 2017

When it comes to planning, three common challenges are often raised by Cultural Development Staff:

·   They don’t having enough time

·   They don’t have a thorough grasp on how to undertake quality evaluation

·  They struggle to articulate how their department contributes to the Council goals

A Framework for Cultural Development Planning has been created for local government professionals across Australia by the Cultural Development Network to address these challenges. These workshops will introduce this resource and offer a comprehensive step-by-step guide to support cultural development staff in planning, using an evidence-based outcome-focused approach.

You will learn how to:

·   Create a Cultural Development Plan that responds to the Council Plan, and is supported by Annual Business Plans for the department, project plans for specific activities and individual staff work plans.

·   Create a Cultural Development Plan that is shaped around a set of Six Principles that are common to much contemporary policy and planning.

·   Incorporate a Schema of Measurable Outcomes, that posits five domains (cultural, social, civic, economic and environmental), of public policy and activity.

All council staff engaged in the creation of cultural development plans and other council staff interested in learning how to apply this framework to their strategic planning are encouraged to attend. CDN advises a minimum of two people from each council attend so participants can support one another in applying this framework within their council.

Councils in Metro Victoria

Hosted by Darebin City Council
Date: 10am-4pm, Tuesday 30 May 2017
Location: Acacia Room, Darebin Arts and Entertainment Centre, corner Bell Street & Street Georges Road, Preston Victoria 3072
Register here
Council in North-East

Hosted by Mitchell Shire Council
Date: 10am-4pm, Wednesday 31 May 2017
Location: Broadford Youth Room, Broadford Leisure Centre, 35 Mollison St, Broadford, VIC, 3658
Register here


Councils in South-East Victoria

Hosted by Latrobe City Council
Date: 10am-4pm, Thursday 8 June 2017
Location: Latrobe Performing Arts Centre, Cnr Grey and Breed Streets Traralgon, Vic, 3844
Register here

Councils in North-West Victoria

Hosted by Gannawarra Shire Council
Date: 10am-4pm, Wednesday 14 June 2017
Location: Kerang Memorial Hall, Nolan St, Kerang, 3579
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Councils in South-West Victoria

Hosted by Southern Grampians Shire Council
Date: 10am-4pm, Friday 16th June 2017
Location: Ashworth Gallery Space, Hamilton Gallery, 107 Brown Street, Hamilton, VIC, 3300
Register here




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