The Forrest & District Plan – a result of extensive research & community engagement

Katrina Szetey (CIE HDR student funded by the LocalSDGs Ian Potter Foundation grant) has, as part of her PhD research, contributed to the development of a town plan for Forrest in the Otway Ranges.

A preliminary draft of the Forrest & District Plan has now been completed to provide an opportunity for the local community to share their thoughts, contribute historical knowledge and make suggestions on current and future infrastructure projects.

This Plan is a collaboration between Katrina Szetey from Deakin University’s The Local SDGs Program, the Forrest and District Community Group, Colac Otway Shire and The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP).

A great example of real world impact and Deakin serving its community.