Honourable Stan Hagen, Minister of Tourism, Sport and the Arts
This toolkit is a guide for the process of cultural planning in a community. It includesan adaptable model and practical checklistsfor navigating and charting progress.Background material and additional detailsare provided on a companion website.The toolkit has been developed toencourage community leaders, plannersand local government staff to explore thepotential of cultural planning. In particular,we hope to demonstrate how culturalresources can support the deliveryof a spectrum of community priorities.The publication is written for everyone,whether directly or tangentiallyinvolved in both cultural and communityplanning, including:•Community leaders and organizationsboth within and outside the culturalsector itself;•Local government staff with responsibilityfor cultural or community services andpolicy development;•Elected council members – those witheconomic development and businessportfolios as well as those with culturaland heritage portfolios; and•Those in local government and itsmany partner organizations engagedin education, health, revitalization,environment, planning, communitysafety, transportation and other sectorsto which cultural resources can makeunique contributions.
Cultural Planning Toolkit