The Future Story for St Arnaud


Community Engagement and Planning


The Future Story for St Arnaud was an engagement and capacity building project partnership between council and the St Arnaud community. Explore this section to read about the community workshops, access participant resources and read the summary engagement report. The outcomes of the engagement inform the St Arnaud Community Plan 2020.

Engagement Timeline

Step 1.Engagement Design

September 2019

Step 2.Community Workshops

October 2019 - December 2019

Step 3.Targeted Engagement

January 2020 - May 2020

Step 4.Draft St Arnaud Community Plan 

June 2020 - August 2020

Step 5.Community Feedback Draft St Arnaud Community Plan 

September 2020 - December 2020

Step 6.Endorse St Arnaud Community Plan

December 2020

Step 7.Continue Project Delivery on Plan Priorities


Step 8.


Three capacity and project building workshops and one visioning workshop were undertaken to produce the priorities for the St Arnaud Community Plan. Participants utilised a range of community development tools and templates, found in the participatory guidebook.

Participant Resources:

Guidebook Cover

Participatory Community Building Guide(PDF, 3MB)

Engagement Summary Report

The Summary Engagement Report can be found here:

St Arnaud Community Plan: Engagement Summary Report(PDF, 12MB)

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