BUILDING OUR WARRUMBUNGLE COMMUNITIES 

July 2022

 

COMMUNITY ACTION PLANS PUBLISHED!

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Well, after dozens of meetings in each community in the Shire with teams of community members pouring over pages of ideas, the Community Action Plans for Coonabarabran, Baradine, Binnaway, Mendooran and Dunedoo have been published.

 

This brings them into line with Coolah whose Plan had been produced in conjunction with an earlier visit from Community Development Guru, Peter Kenyon.

The Plans provide firstly a framework  -  Our story  -  Our goals  -  Our guiding values  -  Our challenges.  Then a comprehensive audit of Our assets.

There follows Four to Six Strategies and Actions based upon Major Themes

that were considered important by the over 400 people

who participated in the 18 different events across the Shire.

                        To access the Community Action Plans, click on the images below.

Coonabarabran
Dunedoo
Baradine
Binnaway
Mendooran
Coolah
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To revisit some of the Powerpoint presentations from Peter Kenyon's workshops, See below *.

Copies of the Plans will be distributed to as many different groups in the community as possible. If you or your group would like assistance with anything moving forward: please reach out.  If we can’t help you, we will find someone who can. We look forward to continuing to work together with the wonderful Warrumbungle Communities.

 

Remember Peter’s top tip, “Whatever the issue, community is the answer” and his wise words “Great communities don’t just happen! – They are created, nurtured and sustained by caring, connected and involved residents.”

If you would like to be more involved in your community, let us know and we will help you join in.

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Click here to contribute Your Big Idea on how to improve your town.

 
 

 

Coolah

MAJOR FUNCTION:
** Community Builders Workshop  -  Special Shire wide event **

     Workshop sharing the philosophy and practice of effective community building 

       

        * Click here to view Peter Kenyon's Ppt presentation Part 1 

        * Click here to view Peter Kenyon's Ppt presentation Part 2       

  

Dunedoo 

MAJOR FUNCTION:
Dunedoo Community Futures Workshop

     Discussing ideas that work in our community, collaboration, prioritising options and achieving outcomes                   through passion projects.

     * Click here to view Peter Kenyon's Ppt presentation

         

Dunedoo Keeping the Tills Ringing in our Businesses

     Lessons from exciting and successful enterprises in rural and remote communities

      * Click here to view Peter Kenyon's Ppt presentation

       

Mendooran 

MAJOR FUNCTION:
Mendooran Community Futures Workshop 

     Discussing ideas that work in our community, collaboration, prioritising, and achieving outcomes         through passion projects.

      * Click here to view Peter Kenyon's Ppt presentation

         

Binnaway 

MAJOR FUNCTION:
Binnaway Community Futures Workshop 

     Discussing ideas that work in our community. Collaboration, prioritising options achieving outcomes                through passion projects.

       

       

         Coonabarabran

MAJOR FUNCTION:
Coonabarabran Community Futures Workshop 

     Discussing ideas that work in our community.  Collaboration, prioritising options and achieving                       outcomes through passion projects

       * Click here to view Peter Kenyon's Ppt presentation

         

Young Adults Conversation (~20-40 yrs)

     What is important to you socially & economically  -  what makes you want to put down roots in this rural         community.

       * Click here to view Peter Kenyon's Ppt presentation with students at the Coonabarabran High School

         

Life After the Coonabarabran Bypass

       How can we develop our community and deal with the impact of such a change?

         

        * Click here to view Peter Kenyon's Ppt presentation

         

Generating Local Tourism Opportunities
     Peter will enthuse and encourage ideas for discussion. What does it take to become more than a dot on        the map?

         

       * Click here to view Peter Kenyon's Ppt presentation
         

Coonabarabran Keeping the Tills Ringing in our Businesses

     Lessons from exciting and successful enterprises in rural and remote communities

           

      * Click here to view Peter Kenyon's Ppt presentation

         

Energising & Engaging Vounteers

      How can we attract and keep our volunteers? 

        

      * Click here to view Peter Kenyon's Ppt presentation

 
Baradine 
MAJOR FUNCTION:
Baradine Community Futures Workshop 

     Discussing ideas that work in our community.  Collaboration, prioritising options and achieving                       outcomes through passion projects

      * Click here to view Peter Kenyon's Ppt presentation

      * Click here to view Peter Kenyon's Ppt presentation at Baradine School   

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The 'Building our Warrumbungle Communities ' project is funded under the second round of the

Warrumbungle Shire's Drought Communities Program, funded by the 

Australian Government.

Supported by:

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