Social & Cultural Plans

Council has adopted these issue-based plans to address specific social and community needs.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Protocol Guidelines (currently being updated)

            Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Protocol Guidelines 2014  (689KB)


Family and Children's Service Strategy 2018-2024

Family and Children's Service Strategy (10MB)


Arts and Culture Strategic Plan

Arts & Cultural Strategic Plan 2019-22 (19MB)


Older Person's Strategy 

             Older Person's Strategy 2018-22   (19MB)        


Youth Work Action Plan

Youth Work Action Plan 2016-2021 (6MB)

This plan sets out Council’s key commitments to young people who live, work, visit and study in North Sydney. It provides the framework for strategies based on consultation with young people and the youth services sector, and a review of recent research that forms the basis of current Youth Work policy and practice in NSW.


Affordable Housing Strategy

Affordable Housing Strategy (1MB)



Disability Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP) 2016-2019 (507KB)

DIAP Annual Report 2018 (315KB)


Homeless Strategy

The Homelessness strategy 2013-2016 presents North Sydney Council's commitment to assisting people who are homeless and in housing need.

Homeless Strategy 2013-2016 (2MB)


Joint Strategic Plans - Community Centres

The following joint strategic plans establish guidelines for the successful and continued use of these Community Centres.

Crows Nest Centre (3MB)

Kirribilli Centre (incorporating Centre in the Park at Forsyth Park) (12MB)

May Gibbs Nutcote (1MB) & Conservation Plan for Nutcote (5MB)

North Sydney Community Centre (5MB)

Primrose Park Arts and Craft Centre (2MB)


More Information

For the policy framework that generally guides Stanton Library and Community Development, refer to our policy:

D4-06 Community Cultural & Recreational Facilities Policy (135KB)