The Community Vision – Towards 2040 was endorsed by Council in December 2013 and will shape the future of the Marion community for 25 years.
It is a shared vision for the future of the city and will play an important role in influencing Council’s planning, policy making and allocation of resources.
The City of Marion Strategic Plan 2019-2029 was endorsed by Council in August 2019.
It is a roadmap for what we are going to achieve in our city and how we are going to deliver it.
The City of Marion Business Plan 2023-2027 was endorsed by Council in June 2023.
It explains the projects and programs Council will deliver over four years.
These actions will help us to deliver the Community Vision for a city that is Liveable, Valuing Nature, Engaged, Prosperous, Innovative and Connected
Shape your Future
In 2022 Council undertook an eight -week community campaign called 'Shape your Future' to seek feedback from our residents, businesses, visitors and key partners to provide feedback on what is needed for the next 4 years to make the City of Marion a great place to live, work and visit.
The two- month campaign ran from July-August 2022. Council received 618 responses.
Community feedback informed the development of the Business Plan 2023-2027 which contains a range of priorities that the council proposes to deliver by 2027.
View the full report here.
The Community Vision – Towards 2040 is the result of the biggest listening campaign in Council’s history.
The Making Marion campaign asked residents, businesses and community groups how they wanted their street, neighbourhood and city to look in 2040, and the services they will need.
Over six weeks in late 2012, thousands of postcards and discussion papers were released and workshops held to generate ideas and feedback. Online discussion groups and social media were also used to connect people.
The result was: