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Vision and Strategy

VIBRANT, CONNECTED, PROGRESSIVE

This is the community’s vision for Perth and the City of Perth is proud to reflect this in our latest Strategic Community Plan 2019 / 2029 as a guiding principle for the delivery of our services. 
Perth is a young and constantly evolving city in comparison to other capital cities throughout the world. The community wants the city to be a beautiful and connected place that provides vibrant, diverse and friendly experiences. It is the City of Perth’s role to recognise, promote and enhance the social, environmental, economic and cultural uniqueness of the city for both now and into the future. 

To fulfil this role, the City takes an integrated approach to planning to ensure the City’s operations are focused on delivering the best outcomes for the community. Through extensive research, analysis and consultation, the City develops plans aimed at enhancing the quality of Perth as a great place to live, work, visit, study and invest. 
 
The Strategic Community Plan 2019 / 2029 provides the City’s long term strategic direction and guides our decision making, services, projects and financial commitments in order to achieve the Community’s vision and aspirations below. 

 
  • People - Vision and Strategy

    People

    A safe, activated and welcoming city that celebrates its diversity and sense of community, providing unique educational, cultural, sporting and lifestyle offerings.
  • Place - Vision and Strategy

    Place

    A well-planned and functional built form environment, promoting world class architecture, appreciation of heritage, diversity of land use and a sustainable, affordable and accessible integrated transport system.
  • Planet - Vision and Strategy

    Planet

    A city that respects, protects and fosters its natural environment, embraces the principles of sustainability and acknowledges the impacts of our changing climate.
  • Prosperity - Vision and Strategy

    Prosperity

    A city with a diverse and resilient economy capitalising upon its unique competitive advantages and creative reputation, attracting sustainable investment in education, tourism, entertainment, commerce, technology and trade.
  • Performance - Vision and Strategy

    Performance

    A city led by a Council and supported by an administration that is committed to sound strategy and governance, excellence in customer service and effective and sincere engagement with all stakeholders.
  • Partnership - Vision and Strategy

    Partnership

    A city that has earned the respect and support of the local industry through strong partnerships with state bodies, industry and community groups and other key stakeholders.