Living in Dorset

Dorset Council provides community services based on the principles of quality, equity, value and responsiveness.

Visiting Dorset

Dorset has a unique blend of wilderness, wildlife, stunning scenery, mining heritage, secluded beaches and world class golf courses.

Contact us

  • Phone (03) 6352 6500
  • Fax (03) 6352 6509
  • After hrs 1300 858 824

Business community in Dorset

Dorset Council is focused on providing support to potential investors to facilitate sustainable developments large and small.

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Strategic Plan

The 2019 - 2028 Strategic Plan identifies the vision and strategies for Dorset Council. The Plan is a ten year document, which is reviewed annually with a major review completed every four years (in line with the Local Government Election cycle).  A comprehensive review of the Strategic Plan was conducting during 2019, with the 2019-2028 Plan adopted by Council on 18 November 2019.

The 2021 review and update of the 2019 - 2028 Strategic Plan was undertaken in 2020/21, with Council adopting the updated version at the 28 June 2021 Council Meeting.

2021 Update - Strategic Plan 2019 - 2028