Issues affecting Ku-ring-gai

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When thinking about our revised Community Strategic Plan, there are wider issues we need to consider. Like every community, Ku-ring-gai is part of a larger social, economic, natural and political environment influencing and shaping our area. These issues can provide both challenges and opportunities.

International

Technology - current and emerging • International trade and investment • Worldwide economic pressures • Research and development • Climate impacts

National

National government policy • Business investment • Technology • Population and migration trends • Health and education • Social justice and equity • Environmental sustainability

State

State and Regional plans • Economic growth • Population trends • Housing • Health services • Transport • Infrastructure • Community safety • Environmental sustainability

Local

Population change and trends • Environmental factors eg. climate change • Local economy and jobs • Housing choice and affordability • Community facilities and infrastructure • Financial sustainability • Transport needs • National and state government policies