Byron Shire Council is commitment to the provision of community services based on a shared vision determined through engagement with the community and which prioritise social sustainability. Council is committed to working in partnership with the community and relevant government departments to initiate and/or facilitate actions to meet local community needs and aspirations. Priority areas have been identified in various social and community planning documents.
Council’s Community Development staff work with the local community, agencies and government departments to respond to community based issues, and support the implementation of targeted projects and programs. Areas of operation include: Library Services, Community Safety, Recreation Planning, Volunteering Facilitation, S355 Committee Coordination, Byron Interagency, Public Art, along with the four priority areas listed below.