Amberley O.S.H.C.

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10.17 Strategic Planning

Amberley OSHC recognizes and acknowledges the value of planning strategically to ensure the future and ongoing viability and growth of Amberley OSHC therefore management will review service operations regularly and take a planned approach to the organizations future.

Relevant Laws and other Provisions

The laws and other provisions affecting this policy include:

  • Education and Care Services National Law Act, 2010 and Regulations 2011
  • NQS Area: 1.1; 3.2.2; 3.3.2; 6.1.2; 7.2.3; 7.3.1, 7.3.2, 7.3.5.
  • Policies: 2 – Provision of Resources and Equipment, 10.2 – role and Composition of Management Committee, 10.3 – Budgeting and Planning, 10.13 – Purchasing


Service management shall plan an annual meeting to strategically review operations and to take a planned approach to the organisations’ future.

The Nominated Supervisor shall be involved in the process of strategic planning and shall provide the following documents/resources for a 12 month preceding time period to enable the process, including but not limited to:

  • Audited financial reports and budget;
  • Attendance patterns;
  • List of Policies and Procedures;
  • Calendar of Events;
  • Marketing materials/strategy;
  • Environmental sustainability; and
  • Others as required.

Service management may seek external support and advice in the process as required.

The process for planning strategically shall be guided by the resource “Growing Children, Growing Business” (which is freely available online to all QCAN Members.)

Updated 19 June 2017

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