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The Social Plan is the recognition that Council activities play a role in supporting community well being and identifies the role of council to work with the community to determine furute directions and priorities to meet community needs - plan ; take a lead on key community issues - provide leadership; promote partnership approaches to address key issues - facilitate; talk to State and Federal Government, organisations and groups to influence activities in order to meet the needs of the community - advocate.
A community with individuals with a high level of wellbeing leads to resilient communities that have the capacity, resources and ability to adapt to change whether good or bad. Resiliency is the capability of individuals, families, groups and communities to cope successfully in the face of significant adversity and risk. This capability changes over time, is enchanced by protective factors in the individual/system and the environment, and contributes to the maintenance and enhancement of health (Mangham, 1994)
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