Community Development

Council’s Community Development team works towards making Georges River Council a connected, inclusive, cohesive and vibrant community.

This service aims to:

  • resource and empower individuals and facilitate programs
  • enhance community engagement and participation
  • increase the social capital of the Georges River community
  • improve the liveability of the local government area.

The Community Development Team works with individuals, community groups and organisations to respond to community needs, interests and aspirations in key areas:

  • Aboriginal Communities
  • Arts and Cultural Development
  • Child and Family
  • Community Safety
  • Disability, Access and Inclusion
  • Multicultural Communities
  • Seniors
  • Youth

The Community Development Team produces a calendar of free Programs and Events for the community.

Community and Culture Reference Group

The Community and Culture Reference Group consider and provide advice to Council on issues relating to community and cultural development, access and community safety. The Community and Culture Reference Group’s membership includes key representatives from the community. 


Council has strong community networks and partnerships within the region. Council works towards providing access to a range of community services, facilities and information resources to meet the needs of the local community. For more information please contact Council on 9330 6400 and ask to talk to a member of the Community Development team.

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