Strategic Planning

Strategic planning is an organization's process of defining its strategy, or direction, and making decisions on allocating its resources to pursue this strategy, including its capital and people.

Victorian Local Government Act 1989

Section 3E​(1)(d) of the Victorian Local Government Act 1989 nominates "​undertaking strategic and land use planning for the municipal district" as a Council function.​


AMCORD describes strategic planning as "a process in which the major elements determining the form, structure and development of an area are considered together and viewed in a long-term and broad perspective."

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External Links & References

  1. Wikipedia Article
  3. MAV Asset Management System Wiki - Strategic Planning Page
  4. Management Help.Org
  5. Strategic Planning in Australian Local Government (ACELG)
  6. Google Search
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