Deliver better places to participate and perform through engaging with the recreation and sport industry and government to identify and understand facility needs and facilitating the best response.
Professional – we act with the highest level of integrity and seek to be leaders in our field
Strategic – we seek the solutions that will provide for the long term
Collaborative – we listen to and work with others to deliver mutual goals
Innovative – we understand trends and issues that affect our industry and develop unique responses to address them
Provide support and leadership to priority sport and recreation planning projects being developed by State Government, recreation and sport organisations and local government to identify strategically located infrastructure to meet demand now and into the future
Influence land use planning to ensure sufficient land and services are provided for the community's sport and active recreation needs
Lead the development of master plans for the Minister for Recreation and Sport's facilities
Identify gaps in provision for State level facilities and community sports hubs and prioritise them
Identify and respond to critical issues and trends that affect participation opportunities in sport and active recreation and develop policy/planning responses
Help organisations to plan for high-quality, well-planned and sustainable facilities that meet the needs of sports communities, event and high performance.
This occurs when an issue impacts on South Australia as a whole and requires a response at the State Government level.
Regional planning, a strategic planning process for a large geographic area, involves the office working with local government and other stakeholders. The focus is to encourage councils within the region to work together when providing facilities and services to meet identified community needs. It limits duplication and increases coordination of efforts.
We acknowledge and respect Aboriginal peoples as South Australia's first peoples and nations, we recognise Aboriginal peoples as traditional owners and occupants of land and waters in South Australia and that their spiritual, social, cultural and economic practices come from their traditional lands and waters; and they maintain their cultural and heritage beliefs, languages and laws which are of ongoing importance; We pay our respects to their ancestors and to their Elders.