committee for bellarine
Statement of Purpose:
The Committee for Bellarine will act as a catalyst by researching, validating, building community support, and initiating, longer-term projects.
These will materially improve the quality of life for all citizens of the Bellarine in harmony with the many community groups and institutions also working in the interests of the Bellarine community by –
Stimulating innovation and leadership
Building a community-wide understanding of the evolving national and international landscape together with a community consensus of the steps required to benefit from these evolutionary changes.
Pursuing policies to improve community prosperity.
This will require stimulating employment and economic opportunities by promoting the strengths of the region’s diverse infrastructure, human resources and potential for growth. This recognizes the need to drive innovation and dynamism throughout The Bellarine business community.
Creating employment opportunities.
Advocating an environment of awareness among residents, ratepayers, business owners, local / State/ Federal governments of the need for support for the creation of an alternative base for employment opportunities.
Improving sustainability education and knowledge management.
Promoting the concept of managing for environmental sustainability whilst maintaining a balance with a healthy economy aligned with a strong sense of social well-being and the natural environment.
Promoting The Bellarine
Promoting The Bellarine as an attractive location for cultural, recreational, and tourism pursuits the recognizes the outstanding geographic, historical, social and rural features of the region.
Encouraging youth participation.
Advocating for the social, cultural, environmental and economic infrastructure necessary to provide the opportunity to fulfill their potential within specific areas of education, health, transport, communications, culture, housing, and related human services.