Putting out the Welcome Mat

by Welcoming Cities | 2021 | Guide/Tool
A guide to support local governments create welcoming cities

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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:

1. Leadership
2. Social and Cultural Inclusion
3. Economic Development
4. Learning and Skills Development
5. Civic Participation
6. Places and Spaces