Corporate Business Plan

The Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley has prepared a  4 year Corporate Business Plan for the period of 2017/18 to 2020/21.  The plan covers the district of the East Kimberley and includes the towns of Wyndham and Kununurra.

The Corporate Business Plan sets out the projects and services the Shire will deliver over the next 4 years that work towards achieving the outcomes identified in the Strategic Community Plan.  The plan is reviewed annually to reflect potential new opportunities and challenges that emerge, while delivering the Shire's long-term vision.

Click here to view the Corporate Business Plan 2017/18

Do you have any questions, comments or feedback regarding the Corporate Business Plan 2017/18? Download the Comments and Feedback form here.

Developing the Plan

Community Forums

The community are invited to attend the community forums on the draft documents where there will be a short presentation, large print  copies and staff to answer questions.  The Forums will be held:

  • Thursday 8 June – Wyndham @ Council Chambers: 5 to 6.30pm
  • Wednesday 14 June – Kununurra @ Council Chambers: 5 to 6.30pm

The purpose of these forums will be to ensure that the community is aware of what’s contained in the Corporate Business Plan over the next 4 years and how this impacts on the budget.

Plan Priority Projects

The Corporate Business Plan contains over 200 actions and projects for the 4 year period of the Plan. To prioritise these actions and projects the top three actions linked to each Strategic Community Plan Goal been listed.  To view the full listing view the Document 

Do you have any questions, comments or feedback regarding the Corporate Business Plan 2017/18? Download the Comments and Feedback form here.

Goal 1 – Leadership and Governance

Each action in the Corporate Business Plan is linked to the Strategic Community Plan. The top three projects and action linked to Goal 1 – Leadership and Governance

Other Priority Projects:

ID No.

Action Project Title

Benefit to the Community

Link to SCP

186

Promote and facilitate the Council elections process

The Council elections process must allow the community the opportunity to select candidates that represent the view of community and meet the requirements of the role. Councillors serve their communities by listening to people and then representing those views on council.

1.1.2

58

Review the Shire's website design and management

review design and search engine with the aim of making the website more user friendly and easy for community to find information

1.1.2

93

Identify opportunities for new income streams that are financially sound and equitable

To be less reliant on rates and grants as the primary basis for revenue by leveraging alternative income streams to ensure Shire services financially sustainable

1.4.3

185

Councillors - Professional development to support Councillors to perform their role

Support Councillor's develop skills to effectively serve the community through training such as; WALGA’s Elected Member Training, Community Engagement training, Councillor Webinars when available.

1.4.4

189

Develop an Business Continuity Plan

The plan outlines the actions to be taken and resources to be used before, during and after a disruptive event to ensure the timely resumption of critical shire activities and long term recovery of the Shire

1.4.4

Goal 2 – Physical and Social Infrastructure

The top three projects and action linked to Goal 2 – Physical and Social Infrastructure

Other Priority Projects:

ID No.

Action Project Title

Benefit to the Community

Link to SCP

228

Provide Financial support for direct flights to/from Melbourne

Support and increase tourism opportunities in the Shire. Reduce the cost for residents to travel

2.2.4

237

EKRA Runway Extension - secure funding

Increase tourism related jobs and business opportunities in the Shire. Reduce the cost for residents to travel

2.2.8

509

Lake Argyle Road Staged Upgrade program

Improve safety of travellers to Lake Argyle

2.3.1

331

Develop a storm water management strategy

Better manage storm water run off from roads and roofs within Kununurra. Improving the drainage system and reducing inflows

2.3.2

355

Support culturally appropriate alternative education opportunities

listen to community and represent those views by advocating for education opportunities that are appropriate to our multicultural society. It is vital for schools to welcome and be responsive to all cultures.

2.5.2

Goal 3 – Lifestyle and Environment

The top three projects and action linked to Goal 3 – Lifestyle and Environment

Other Priority Projects

ID No.

Action Project Title

Benefit to the Community

Link to SCP

379

Acquire new landfill site near Kununurra

Ensure the continued provision of waste services in the Shire

3.2.1

395

Implementation of the Trails Master Plan

Support and promote an active healthy lifestyle for residents and visitors

3.3.4

405

Maintain Take Away Alcohol Management System (TAMS)

 Provide community with a system to monitor the sale of alcohol and assist in reducing the harmful effects of excessive alcohol consumption

3.3.6

311

Implementation of the Recreation Space Strategy

Maintain and renew playground equipment in recreation spaces

3.4.1

448

Upgrade Leisure and Aquatic Facilities for Kununurra

Upgrade the Kununurra Leisure Centre to provide improved swimming and sports halls for the community.  Develop a Splash Pad play area

3.4.4


Frequently asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions are questions that are raised by the public at the Community Forums. More FAQ's will be added as the are received, please check this page for updates.

What is the Corporate Business Plan?

The Corporate Business Plan sets out the projects and services the Shire will deliver over the next 4 years that work towards achieving the outcomes identified in the Strategic Community Plan.  The plan is reviewed annually to reflect potential new opportunities and challenges that emerge, while delivering the Shire's long-term vision.

What is the Annual Budget?

The Annual Budget is the annual operation plan. This plan contains a high level of detail of the Shire’s budget, actions and projects, and is developed each year based on the Corporate Business Plan.