Local Democracy Groups

Local Democracy Groups are made up of community members and are a part of Council's Community Engagement Strategy (PDF 2.6MB). Their role is to provide advice and input to support Council’s decision-making and actions. Their purpose is to support Council to implement the Community Strategic Plan: Our Inner West 2036 through actions outlined in Council's Delivery Program and annual Operational Plan (PDF 5.9MB).

The current term commenced in September 2022 and ends in September 2024.

View all confirmed meeting dates below:

Local Democracy Group calendar

Join a Local Democracy Group

Council is committed to the inclusion of all people in its Local Democracy Groups. Diversity, equity and accessibility is at the core of our approach to community engagement. We know that having varied perspectives in our Local Democracy Groups helps generate better ideas and outcomes for the whole community. Council is committed to a diversity of membership.

Vacancies can occur in the groups for a variety of reasons. Check below to see if we are currently recruiting:

Want to help shape decision making in your community?

Watch a video from our welcome night

The new term of Local Democracy Groups commenced at a Welcome Night on Wednesday 21 September 2022. View the video to hear from the members:

View details about each group

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Page last updated: 29 Feb 2024