Growing Great Western Community Engagement

The Growers

Activities are taking place from the end of July-end of August 2019 where community input is being sought to identify key projects, prospects and potential for Great Western. Activities include community walks, survey and online feedback, Splash your Cash in Great Western, Catch Ups with a Councillor and small scale local events.

Great Western map

Engagement timeline

Media and online platforms


Weekly posts from Northern Grampians Shire Council with updates on the engagement activities, findings and how to participate.

“Growing Great Western” survey

Printed and online surveys available for completion

Survey pick up/drop off points in Great Western are Salinger's Cafe, Great Western Hotel, Great Western Football Netball Club or Great Western Primary School.

*If you would like copies or would like to be a collection point email

Community walks

Take a self guided stroll around Great Western and remember to provide your feedback via the “Growing Great Western” survey.

Meet at the Great Western Hall

Book a 30 minute community walk individually or with your local club, group or friends by email or just call our friendly Communities Team on 03 5358 8700.

29 July 2pm - 2.30pm
29 July 3.30pm - 4pm
29 July 5pm - 
31 July 10am - 10.30am
31 July 2pm - 
5 August 11.30am - 12pm
5 August 1pm - 1.30pm
6 August 7am - 7.30am
7th August 6pm - 6.30pm

Wear covered-in footwear appropriate for walking - caution some walking is on uneven surfaces.

Catch up with a Councillor

Drop in for a coffee at Salinger's Cafe, Great Western 29 July 2pm-3.30pm

Cuppa with a Councillor at Salinger's Cafe, Great Western 2 August 10.30am-12pm

Pot and Ponder with a Councillor, Great Western Hotel 2 August 5pm-7pm

Great Western Hall drop in session

5-16 August

Local hall open day for community and NGSC conversations and information.

All things community and Council welcome; planning, infrastructure, waste, community services, business and recreation.

Community dinner 

16 August 4pm-6pm

Come together to celebrate “Growing Great Western” - Great Western Hall.

Project timeline

Community Engagement and Consultation

 July to August 2019

Community action plan priorities

 September 2019

Action Plan endorsed

October 2019

Online Survey

Put it on the map

Is there an issue or an opportunity that you would love to get on the map? This is your chance to have your say in a new way. Tell us about something you love, something you would like to see, something that is missing or something you would like to be able to do. Get your comments on the map.[142.85432]/y[-37.15304]/z[16]/feature[growinggreatwestern,108]/layers[aerialphoto]/layers[growinggreatwestern]/layers[vicmaplabels]/tab[info]/ 



What is the purpose for this information?
Community engagement is being undertaken to find out what is important to the local community and prioritise future local projects.

Who can participate?
Everyone! The input of all ages, stages, backgrounds and experience is encouraged and welcomed.

How can people participate?
Check out the engaging timeline. If you can’t find anything that suits your schedule please email or call 03 5358 8700 to speak with our friendly Communities Team.

What will happen with the information after these activities?
Information will be collated by the Communities Team to implement future local projects.