Putting out the Welcome Mat supports organisations to develop plans, initiatives, policy documents, partnerships and ideas to create a sense of welcome in local communities.
It is designed to be used alongside The Standard for Welcoming Cities (opens in new window, PDF, 21.8MB) which is a central element of Australia’s Welcoming Cities network. This guide is structured around The Standard’s six categories:
2. Social and Cultural Inclusion
3. Economic Development
4. Learning and Skills Development
5. Civic Participation
6. Places and Spaces