Indigo Shire Libraries (VIC)


Strategic Action Plan






Project Description: A comprehensive review of the Shire’s Library service, including its staffing and structure, and the preparation of a strategic action plan to guide the library in the future delivery of services and programs to the community. The review included reference to current standards and guidelines e.g. Beyond a Quality Service: Strengthening the social fabric. Standards and Guidelines for Australian Public Libraries 2012, an evidence-based guide to the development of library services in Australia.

Project Outcomes: A comprehensive report and strategic action plan that contains:

  • A set of recommended actions and strategies for the ongoing development of the library service
  • A recommended organisational structure
  • Alignment with Council’s strategic direction

“an excellent report and certainly value for money!” [David Koren, Manager Community Planning]

Marrickville Council (NSW)

Structural and Operational Review of Marrickville History Services

Structural and Operational Review of Councils History Services and Library Services, including:

  • Interviews with all key stakeholders
  • Budget analysis
  • Infrastructure analysis
  • Operational access analysis
  • Review of relevant legislation (part of the structural framework assessment)

The outcomes of the project included:

  • Development of a report that provided findings, recommendations and options, including business cases for and against merging library and history services; restructure recommendations etc
  • The development of a confidential transition strategy for consideration and use by senior management

Contact: Mr. Gary Moore
Director, Community Services
Tel: (02) 9335 2140
Mobile: 0408 218474

Completed 2009/2010