In this guide

The Community Engagement Charter toolkit helps practitioners fulfil their engagement obligations when preparing or amending a designated instrument.

This toolkit provides step-by-step guidance together with a range of templates, case studies and examples to help develop the best engagement approach for different types of projects, policies or schemes.

Practitioners can use this toolkit to plan, implement and report on mandatory engagement with South Australians.

When to use this toolkit

Practitioners must use the Community Engagement Charter during the amendment process of an instrument or scheme in accordance with the Planning, Development and Infrastructure Act 2016 (the PDI Act).

Learn more about the Community Engagement Charter.

There are four designated instruments under the PDI Act that require use of the Charter when being prepared or amended:

Requirements of the Charter must also be met when creating or amending an Infrastructure Scheme.