What do you want Kempsey Shire to be like in twenty years?

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2042: Your Future - Community Strategic Plan

What do you want Kempsey to be?

We have heard from over 1700 community members over the last 5 years about their vision for Kempsey Shire to 2042.

Council Adopted the 2042: Your Future - Community Strategic Plan at the April 2022 Council Meeting.

The Community Strategic Plan, 2042: Your Future, is designed to outline the community’s hopes, aspirations and dreams for the Kempsey Shire. It is a statement of our community’s plan and vision of what we want Kempsey Shire to be in 20 years.

It all starts with the vision

The 2042: Your Future vision statement was crafted by bringing together the priorities, visions and strengths identified by the community and framing it in plain language that is memorable and unique to our shire.

From the mountains to the sea,
our people are given the opportunities and infrastructure
to build a safe, prosperous and welcoming community.
Marrungbu.

Delivered through four key strategies

To achieve our vision for the future, our community is committed to four focus areas:

  • Enhancing And Protecting Our Natural And Built Environment
  • Boosting And Evolving Kempsey Shire’s Prosperous Economy
  • Creating And Celebrating A Supportive, Connected Community
  • Valuing, Informed Leadership That Engages And Inspires The Community


2042: Your Future - Community Strategic Plan

What do you want Kempsey to be?

We have heard from over 1700 community members over the last 5 years about their vision for Kempsey Shire to 2042.

Council Adopted the 2042: Your Future - Community Strategic Plan at the April 2022 Council Meeting.

The Community Strategic Plan, 2042: Your Future, is designed to outline the community’s hopes, aspirations and dreams for the Kempsey Shire. It is a statement of our community’s plan and vision of what we want Kempsey Shire to be in 20 years.

It all starts with the vision

The 2042: Your Future vision statement was crafted by bringing together the priorities, visions and strengths identified by the community and framing it in plain language that is memorable and unique to our shire.

From the mountains to the sea,
our people are given the opportunities and infrastructure
to build a safe, prosperous and welcoming community.
Marrungbu.

Delivered through four key strategies

To achieve our vision for the future, our community is committed to four focus areas:

  • Enhancing And Protecting Our Natural And Built Environment
  • Boosting And Evolving Kempsey Shire’s Prosperous Economy
  • Creating And Celebrating A Supportive, Connected Community
  • Valuing, Informed Leadership That Engages And Inspires The Community


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    The Community Strategic Plan, 2042: Your Future, is designed to outline the community’s hopes, aspirations and dreams for the Kempsey Shire. 

    It is a statement of our community’s plan and vision of what we want Kempsey Shire to be in 20 years. 

    Do you agree with the vision statement?

    From the mountains to the sea,
    our people are given the opportunities and infrastructure
    to build a safe, prosperous and welcoming community.
    Marrungbu. 

    Do you agree with the key actions?

    • Enhancing And Protecting Our Natural And Built Environment
    • Boosting And Evolving Kempsey Shire’s Prosperous Economy
    • Creating And Celebrating A Supportive, Connected Community
    • Valuing, Informed Leadership That Engages And Inspires The Community


    Complete this survey to tell us your vision of Kempsey Shire for the next 20 years. 

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    How would you describe Kempsey in three words? 

    Do you agree with "safe, prosperous and welcoming" as the three words to describe our Shire? 

    The data gave us a variety of options: Safe, Prosperous, Welcoming, Successful, Resilient, Sustainable, Engaged, Fair, Innovative, Encouraging, Great, Accountable, Modern, Attractive, Respectful, Inclusive, Viable.


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    Help us create a Vision that will take us forward to 2041!

    Your feedback is important and will be used to inform the development of the Councils long term Community Strategic Plan, expected to be finalised in 2022

    Please note: Submissions and petitions are public information and may be made public. If you wish to have information in your submission suppressed you will need to request this in writing 

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    How should the community be protecting and enhancing our natural environment? 

    Your feedback is important and will be used to inform the development of the Councils long term Community Strategic Plan, expected to be finalised in 2022

    Please note: Submissions and petitions are public information and may be made public. If you wish to have information in your submission suppressed you will need to request this in writing 

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    What should we be focusing on for a strong local economy?

    Your feedback is important and will be used to inform the development of the Councils long term Community Strategic Plan, expected to be finalised in 2022

    Please note: Submissions and petitions are public information and may be made public. If you wish to have information in your submission suppressed you will need to request this in writing 

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    How do we build a strong and resilient community?

    Your feedback is important and will be used to inform the development of the Councils long term Community Strategic Plan, expected to be finalised in 2022

    Please note: Submissions and petitions are public information and may be made public. If you wish to have information in your submission suppressed you will need to request this in writing 

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    What do we need to ensure strong leadership 

    Your feedback is important and will be used to inform the development of the Councils long term Community Strategic Plan, expected to be finalised in 2022

    Please note: Submissions and petitions are public information and may be made public. If you wish to have information in your submission suppressed you will need to request this in writing 

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