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A SWOT Appraisal Armidale Dumaresq Council - Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats Threats 3. Leadership
A SWOT Appraisal Armidale Dumaresq Council
- Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats
Threats
3. Leadership
Weaknesses
We would like to thank Armidale Dumaresq Council for their wiilingness to
provide us with their SWOT Analysis. We have developed a conversation map below based on
their SWOT analysis, as an input in the 'whole of community planning process for a sustainable
NESAC - New England Region'.
Challenges
competing priorities
faillure to
agree on shared
vision / futures
loss & stalling
of vision
following &
Strengths
communicating
The systems map set out below is only an interpretation of a lengthy ADC SWOT analysis
and only relevant aspects to the whole of community planning process have been
highlighted here . We apologize for any misinterpretations. The ADC SWOT analysis
concerned 4 key focus areas only 3 of which are addressed here. The 4th focus area
was considered mainly of internal organisational interest and was not mapped here for
that reason.
unified
Long Term
Developing more
transparency in
more transparency
in communications
strategies
Plan
Strategic Alliance
NESAC
Council
decision-makimg
1. Stewardship
Protect and Enhance our unique
environment, assets and
our diverse cultural life
attrracting
developing
an export regional
economy
strong
'tree changers'
Opportunities
service base
to region
providing feedback
on impacts of
Council decisions
EvoCities
initiatives
developing
actively enagaged
Strengths
promotions of
environmental, cultural
events
directory
supporting community
groups in grant applications
to become more effective
community
regional
Plans in place,
indicators
developed
co-ordination
develop better business
links & shared service
arrangements /
opportunities
skill base
asset management
re calendaers
systems developed
developing better links to
Sydney Brisbane
developing forums,
open dialogues to
achieve better understanding
& co-operation
enabling lodging of
community
submissions
on divisive issues
Downturn in UNE

Micheal O'Loughlin Evolveris September 2008

Regional reliance on UNE

ensuring adequate finacial assets - revenue streams for developing sustainability

Weaknesses

Threats

Challenges

fractures between

cultural groups

water usage

dependence small local community groups on council funding

2. Interaction