Contact Us

By mail:
PO Box 2382
FOOTSCRAY VIC 3011

By appointment:
Brimbank Community & Civic Centre
301 Hampshire Road
SUNSHINE VIC 3020

By telephone: +61 3 9311 5577

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Our Objectives

The objective of LeadWest is to foster and undertake actions that will support sustainable growth and regional development of Melbourne's west.

Regard will be given to:

  • Legislative requirements

  • Available resources

  • Existing initiatives and programs

  • Economic, social and environmental values

  • Respecting individual differences between communities.

LeadWest's Functions 

What LeadWest does is designed to build on the existing social, economic and environmental capacity of Melbourne's west (the region).  LeadWest's functions are:

Leadership

Facilitating leadership by the local governments of Melbourne's west by identifying issues and taking action where the issues are of key importance to the wellbeing of the region and its people.

Planning

Facilitating development of a Regional Development Strategy Plan, which sets out strategies, objectives and actions and is updated annually and reviewed at a frequency and in a manner as determined by LeadWest's Board of Directors.

Advocacy

Securing funding and influencing planning and policy decisions on behalf of Melbourne's west.

Promoting and Marketing

Informing stakeholders about regional issues and initiatives.

Implementation

Ensuring plans and projects in Melbourne's west are implemented.

Performance Measurement

Setting and monitoring of regional performance indicators, targets and measures.

Research

Commissioning and promoting research into activities that underpin the objectives of LeadWest.

Reporting

Ensuring the development of plans, management and reporting to LeadWest's members, the region and wider (as appropriate).

 
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