Tourism Strategy: Register for workshops

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Consultation has concluded

Background

In May 2018 the City held a Tourism Visioning Workshop which 50 community members and key stakeholders attended. This was to set a direction for developing the City's first Tourism Strategy. Following the Tourism Visioning Workshop, a Tourism Community Reference Group was formed in June 2018 to engage interested community member and tourism operators to steer the direction of the Tourism Development Strategy.

Engagement Activities & Promotion

Following the formation of the Reference Group, extensive community consultation was proposed, with six workshops covering the key topic areas of: Agri-Tourism, Retail, Food and Wine, Accommodation, Active Adventures, Cycling and Sport, Special Events, Aboriginal Tourism, Tourism Support Services, Infrastructure, Marketing & Planning and Heritage Arts and Culture.
The workshops were promoted on the City's social media platforms, had two rounds of advertising in the Echo Newspaper and invitations were extended to the attendees of the May 2018 workshop and the Kalamunda Chamber of Commerce.

Following the resolution of the Ordinary Council Meeting on 26 February 2019 a 30 day public comment period concluding on 31 March 2019 was promoted to the community. Individual emails were sent out to workshop participants to encourage further input. Since the Council Resolution of 26 February 2019, a total of 14 formal comments were received. The majority of which were extremely positive.

Outcome

The Draft Tourism Development Strategy was endorsed by Council at the 25 June 2019 Ordinary Council Meeting.

Background

In May 2018 the City held a Tourism Visioning Workshop which 50 community members and key stakeholders attended. This was to set a direction for developing the City's first Tourism Strategy. Following the Tourism Visioning Workshop, a Tourism Community Reference Group was formed in June 2018 to engage interested community member and tourism operators to steer the direction of the Tourism Development Strategy.

Engagement Activities & Promotion

Following the formation of the Reference Group, extensive community consultation was proposed, with six workshops covering the key topic areas of: Agri-Tourism, Retail, Food and Wine, Accommodation, Active Adventures, Cycling and Sport, Special Events, Aboriginal Tourism, Tourism Support Services, Infrastructure, Marketing & Planning and Heritage Arts and Culture.
The workshops were promoted on the City's social media platforms, had two rounds of advertising in the Echo Newspaper and invitations were extended to the attendees of the May 2018 workshop and the Kalamunda Chamber of Commerce.

Following the resolution of the Ordinary Council Meeting on 26 February 2019 a 30 day public comment period concluding on 31 March 2019 was promoted to the community. Individual emails were sent out to workshop participants to encourage further input. Since the Council Resolution of 26 February 2019, a total of 14 formal comments were received. The majority of which were extremely positive.

Outcome

The Draft Tourism Development Strategy was endorsed by Council at the 25 June 2019 Ordinary Council Meeting.

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