Social Plan 2025-2030 and Creativity Strategy 2025-2030

Submissions closed on 25 February 2024, 11:59 PM


The City of Ryde is reviewing its current five-year Social Plan and its Creativity Strategy in order to update these two plans to help guide Council’s work through to the year 2030.

Council is looking to capture insights on the current and future social and cultural environment in the City of Ryde. The review will explore the challenges and opportunities for improving community services and facilities as well as developing creativity through arts, culture, businesses, and built environment. This will help inform Council's understanding of the community's specific needs to be considered into the future.

The community is invited to provide their feedback via the online survey, interactive map, email, post or by attending an in-person session.


You can Have Your Say on the Social Plan 2025-2030 and Creativity Strategy 2025-2030 in a number of ways, including by completing the online survey, via the interactive map, e-mail, post, or at an in-person session.

All submissions must be received by Sunday 25 February 2024.

Online Survey

Please complete the online surveys via the link below. Please note, there is a survey for the Social Plan and another for the Creativity Strategy. You are welcome to complete both surveys or just choose one. 

If you are unable to fill in the surveys online, please contact Customer Service on (02) 9952 8222.

Submissions have now closed.

Prize Draw

By completing the Social Plan Online Survey, you can go in the draw to win one (1) of five (5) $100 Anystore Gift Cards.

By completing the Creativity Strategy Online Survey, you can go in the draw to win one (1) of five (5) $100 Anystore Gift Cards.

Please see the terms and conditions for more information:

Interactive Map

Click the link below for the interactive map to help us identify special social, cultural or creative places in the City of Ryde.

View the Interactive Map

Written Submissions

Written submissions must be clearly marked as 'Social Plan 2025-2030', 'Creativity Strategy 2025-2030', or both.

Post     City of Ryde, Locked Bag 2069, North Ryde NSW 1670 

In-person Sessions

Council is looking to host in-person sessions for the community to have in-depth discussions with Council's Project Team on the Social Plan 2025-2030 and Creativity Strategy 2025-2030 and provide the opportunity to get your feedback. 

If you would be interested in participating in an in-person session, please register your interest below to keep updated when they will be held.

Expressions of Interest have now closed. Please see the Latest Updates link below or click here for information on the in-person sessions.

Privacy Notification 

Personal information collected from you is held and used by Council under the provisions of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998. The supply of information is voluntary, however if you cannot provide, or do not wish to provide the information sought, Council may be unable to process your application or request, or consider your submission. Please note that the exchange of information between the public and Council, may be accessed by others and could be made publicly available under the Government Information Public Access Act 2009 (GIPA Act).Your feedback may be passed onto relevant external consultants for the purpose of reporting on the engagement outcomes, however, your name and other contact information won’t be made available. If you require further information, please see Council's full privacy Statement at or please contact Council's Customer Service Centre on 9952 8222.

If you require more information about the Social Plan 2025-2030 and Creativity Strategy 2025-2030, or are unable to make an online/written submission, please call our Customer Service Centre on 9952 8222 or email

If you require translating assistance, you may call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450 and ask for an interpreter to contact Council for you.