Organisational leadership, strategy and governance

We will be the ‘leading voice’ of the community by delivering confident governance and strategic planning.

Key priorities

  • Proactively managing our assets, including land holdings.
  • Consolidating the City of Greater Geelong offices.
  • Communicating and engaging more effectively with the community, in areas of need.
  • Continuing to transform our workplace culture.
  • Using data and analytics to make better decisions.
  • Making our processes more effective and efficient.
  • Increasing state and federal funding for the region.
  • Developing, promoting and improving the City’s brand.
  • Leading major local organisations in collaborative projects.
  • Using better communication to strengthen our strategic priorities.

Our aims 2018-2019

  • Implement the actions in the annual employee opinion survey.
  • Convene a Junior Council, with input into decision making, to improve engagement with young people.
  • Strengthen relationships with neighbouring councils, including G21 region councils and the City of Wyndham.
  • Strengthen strategic, governance and communication frameworks.
  • Plan for consolidating Council offices.
  • Begin five-year service planning.

Measures of success

  • Score of greater than 70 for community satisfaction with overall council performance.
  • Score of greater than 80 for community satisfaction with customer service.
  • Score of greater than 60 for community satisfaction in decision-making.
  • Score of greater than 60 for community satisfaction with community consultation (engagement).
  • Score of greater than 70 for community satisfaction with overall council direction.
  • Lost time injury frequency rate decreased.
  • 70 per cent result for employee engagement.
  • 80 per cent of employees agree they are satisfied with working for us.
  • Positive media coverage increased.




Page last updated: Monday, 1 July 2019

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