Place-based approaches

Place-based approaches are a way of working that puts communities at the centre. Here you will find resources specifically designed for Victorian Public Service employees to help you effectively support these community-led initiatives.

Our place-based guide for the VPS

Place-based approaches are powerful tools that can help unlock the potential of Victorian communities. Want to learn more about place-based approaches or improve how you work as part of a place-based initiative? The Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) has created a best practice guide specifically for the VPS. 

What are place-based approaches?

Tools and guidance

Research and conversations

Place-based approaches: a quick explainer


About these resources

These resources were collaboratively developed with a range of government and community partners to help the Victorian Public Service be a more effective partner to place-based initiatives.