Community Partnerships and Plans
The Hawkesbury Homelessness Action Plan (HHAP) July 2014, was developed from 3 forums held between 2012 and 2014, and has been developed in collaboration with stakeholders from the community, homelessness sector and government agencies to support homeless people and reduce the incidence of homelessness in the local area. The HHAP contains 20 Actions/Strategies to be undertaken by stakeholders over a 5 year period and is monitored by a Working Group from the Hawkesbury Housing Forum and Council.
Youth Summit Report.
The 2015 Hawkesbury Youth Summit was held on Tuesday 31 March 2015 and attended by 60 young people representing six schools. The Summit was also attended and delivered by a planning group of seven young people who met for five months prior to the event to advise Council on the implementation of the day.
The Youth Summit Report 2015 contains key recommendations to be undertaken by stakeholders over a 2 year period and is monitored by Hawkesbury Youth Interagency and Council.
Access and Inclusion Plan
In August and September 2012, Hawkesbury City Council organised some workshops to consult with people with a disability and disability service providers about the issues facing people with a disability living in the City of Hawkesbury. The purpose of the workshops was to provide input into the preparation, by Council, of the Hawkesbury Access and Inclusion Plan. The Hawkesbury Access and Inclusion Plan 2014 – 2017 identifies actions to be undertaken by Council and implementation of the Plan is monitored by Hawkesbury Access and Inclusion Advisory Committee.
Hawkesbury Mobility Plan
Hawkesbury City Council is committed to providing a safe and effective transport network for its community, including consideration of pedestrian and cyclist mobility. Council commissioned consultants to prepare The Hawkesbury Mobility Plan, comprising of a Pedestrian Access and Mobility Plan (PAMP) and Bike Plan, with the desired outcome of identifying a cohesive strategy for linking residents, particularly residents living in localities with high proportions of vulnerable road users, to the major commercial centres of the city by means of safe and accessible pathways and cycle ways.
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