Horsham Rural City Talks was a community-wide conversation that gave everyone the opportunity help shape our Community Vision.
The Community Vision
The Community Vision is produced and owned by the community. It will be used by Council to guide strategic planning and decision making about the future of the municipality. It will capture what our residents value most about their community and set out the vision for Horsham Rural City Council in 2041.
The Horsham Rural City Council Community Panel met over the course of three days in 2021. Our Panel consisted of 26 people from diverse backgrounds, and we came together with an aim to generate our vision for future Horsham in 2041.
In 2041, Horsham region is a vibrant, liveable hub that thrives on strong economic growth and social connectedness. Empowering people to live, work and access opportunities for recreation and culture, now and into the future.
A sustainable community is driven by strong economic growth in a healthy and safe, natural environment.
A liveable community is a place where green spaces are prioritised and specialised services are available to promote physical and mental health and wellbeing.
An accessible community is a connected hub supported by an extensive transport network. It is designed to meet the growing demand for services and supports education and wellbeing.
A welcoming community connects the diverse population and enables all people to feel a strong sense of belonging. It is underpinned by a framework of community consultation and accountable and transparent decision making.